Blankets & Wine XV Edition
The XV Edition of Blankets & Wine is upon us this December 18th at the Lugogo cricket oval starting from noon till late. As has come to be expected of B&W, the lineup is spectacular as usual.
The opening acts include;
Jemimah Sanyu, a.k.a the Stage Gladiator due to her strong voice & commanding demeanor over each & every stage that dares to have her. Sanyu peaked at #4 on the HiPipo charts with her hit single Ziba Amaaso , her other charting hits included I am a Ugandan and Kankusute. Sanyu’s wild & energetic dances are bound to make you take to your feet and groove to the tunes of her Unit 446 band.
Tom Mayanja, a.k.a, The Mith, is definitely considered one of the most influential Hip-Hop artists coming out of Uganda and East Africa as a whole. His sophomore album, ‘Destination Africa’ ensured his music soared beyond just East Africa through collaborations with top African acts like, Ikechukwu (Nigeria), J-Town and Screech (Ghana), A.Y (Tanzania), Khaligraph (Kenya). He is absolutely going to get the masses riled up with his lyrical genius considering how it’s been a while since a hip-hop act graced the Blankets & Wine Kampala stage.
Giovanni Kremer Kiyingi, is a Ugandan folk singer-songwriter and world music artist, best known for his skills as a multi-instrumentalist playing the local Ugandan fiddle endingidi, akogo, adungu, guitar congas & many others.His skills and numerous talents have won him invitations to perform at major music festivals events both in Uganda and the rest of the world alongside performers like Kora Award winner Susan Kerunen, Myco Ouma and others. Giovanni’s Afro fusion style is guaranteed to leave a mark that will make you appreciate the genre a lot more.
And last but definitely not least, the headlining act *drum roll*
Ali Kiba, arguably the biggest act from Tanzania, he is a singer-songwriter best known for his hit songs “Mwana“,”Aje” “Chekecha tua” “Cinderella”, “Nakshi Nakshi”, “Usiniseme,” and many others. He won the prestigious MTV Europe Music Award for best International act Africa 2016 among numerous other awards this year. Ali Kiba has a lot more to bring to the stage than just good looks,his dance moves have been known to stir up the masses.
With such a great line up , the XV Edition is definitely going to be another Blankets & Wine one just cant afford to miss. Grab your ticket now by simply dialing *252# for payment using mobile money or you can also grab your ticket via payway. See you there.