Musical history will be rewritten on the 5th of August at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel grounds as the legendary Afrigo Band commemorates an astounding 48 years of musical excellence with a star-studded event, the “Legends of Sound Concert.”
This momentous celebration will witness the iconic Afrigo Band sharing the stage with renowned artists Awilo Longomba from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), along with beloved Ugandan artists Mesach Semakula, Raggae Dee, and DJ Alberto.
The night will be further enriched by the captivating presence of the talented Ugandan multi-award-winning actor, comedian, director, producer, and radio personality – Abbey Mukiibi, who will serve as the event’s host.
Physical tickets for the Legends of Sound Concert are available at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel, Club Obligatto, Talent Africa Offices, and Alliance Française. For the convenience of digital ticketing, attendees can secure their spots through flexipay at *291# or tagticketing.com. Bronze tickets are priced at UGX 75,000/=, Silver tickets at UGX 150,000/=, and Gold Table for 8 at UGX 5,000,000/=.
The Legends of Sound Concert promises an enchanting night where the audience will be taken on a musical journey spanning nearly five decades, featuring mesmerizing performances from Afrigo Band, Awilo Longomba, Mesach Semakula, Raggae Dee, and DJ Alberto. This extraordinary gathering of talent will celebrate the rich musical heritage of Uganda and showcase the unity and diversity of African music.
Established in 1975 by a group of eight remarkably gifted musicians, Afrigo Band proudly holds the prestigious title of Uganda’s longest-lasting musical group. Under the inspiring leadership of their band leader, vocalist, and alto saxophonist, Moses Matovu, the band embarks on an impressive journey, now celebrating its remarkable 48th anniversary.
The vibrant musical industry of Uganda has been significantly influenced by the enchanting rhythms of Congolese Lingala and Techno-soukous sounds, with artists like Awilo Longomba making a profound impact. Guests attending Legends of Sound will be treated to the captivating melodies that have shaped Uganda’s music scene.
The Legends of Sound – Afrigo@48 is proudly sponsored by Stanbic Bank, NBS, Radio One, Afromobile, Kampala Sheraton Hotel, Alliance Française, Mighty Rides, and produced by Talent Africa Group. This event serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of Afrigo Band and its role in promoting the rich cultural heritage of Uganda and Africa at large.
Music enthusiasts and lovers of African sounds are invited to join in this historical evening of rhythm, melody, and celebration of African musical greatness.