Finally, all is set for the Afropalooza Festival happening this weekend at the Lugogo Cricket Oval on 8th and 9th October.
The event set to showcase more than 60 Ugandan entertainers will kickoff on Friday 7th October with an official Pre-party at the Villa in Bukoto. The pre-party will feature Sal Deejay, Deejay Tony, Deejay Melvyn, Spice Diana, MC Isaac with a touch of more special guest appearances.
On its first day, Saturday 8th October, Afropalooza Festival will be rhyming under the theme “Urban Afrobeat Explosion”. Acts set to thrill revelers include Artistes, Beenie Gunter, Big Tril, Navio, Lillian & Sundowners, Vampino, Rickman, Vinka, Maurice Kirya, The Mith, Lamu, Janzi Band amongst many other artists. The deejays and Hosts of day 1 include Selector J and MC Isaac, Sheila Salta, Timothy Code, Viana Indi and MC Isaac respectively! The biggest highlight of Day one will be a performance from Nigerian star singer REMA.
The main celebrations of this event will happen on Sunday 9th October 2022, which also doubles as Uganda’s Independence Day.
Sunday, Independence Day will also be day 2 of the Afropalooza festival and will rhyme under the theme “Uganda at 60“. The day will feature artistes like Zex Bilanjilangi, Ragga Dee, Cindy & the Band, KS Alpha, Joseph Sax, Fille, Myko Ouma, Winnie Nwagi, Madoxx Sematimba, Ykee Benda, Suzan Kerunen among many others. Other acts will include comedians Madrat and Chico and Salvador, hosts MC Kats and DJ Zato among many others. Kenya’s boy bad South Sol will also perform on the same stage the same day.
Hosted by Talent Africa Group, this debut edition of the Afropalooza festival generally aims at celebrating Uganda’s 60 years of Independence with 60 performing acts including the biggest Ugandan artistes from the past, the present and future stars.
The same celebrations will feature a pearl of Africa Market place for Arts and Crafts, the taste of Uganda Food village aswell as a projection mapping showcase and the spectacular display of fireworks ever witnessed in Uganda.
Tickets are price tagged at UGX70,000 ordinary (two-day pass) and UGX200,000 (two-day pass). Afropalooza festival tickets are available on the MTN app, at www.quicket.com and www.tagtickets.com.