The event kicked off with electrifying performances from A Ka Dope band, Tracy Melon, Niwe Akeine, and Kenyan singer-songwriter and music producer, Bensoul. The early performances set the perfect tone for the rest of the night.
Blankets And Wine: because rain never stopped a Kampala party!
Despite the heavy rain and muddiness at the Lugogo Cricket Oval, the 29th edition of the Blankets And Wine festival was a huge success on Sunday, April 30th, 2023. The downpour did not dampen the spirits of the Kampala partygoers who were determined to have a good time, and they showed up dressed in their best outfits, ready for a night of music, dance, and fun.
Refreshments were in abundance, with top beverage brands such as Smirnoff and Rockshore Tropical beer keeping the revelers refreshed as they mingled and enjoyed the show.
The night's entertainment continued with unforgettable performances from our very own Joshua Baraka and Rwanda's Mike Kayihura. These were followed by sets from Lynda Ddane, Alza, and Melvyn, who kept the partygoers on their feet with their infectious beats.
The emcees of the night, Deedan Muyira and Viana Indi, kept the crowd energised with their vibe and great humour.
When South African rapper Cassper Nyovest stepped on stage, the crowd erupted into cheers, singing along to his popular hit 'Doc Shebeleza.' Nyovest's performance was the highlight of the night, and the revelers were thrilled to have him grace the stage.
The Blankets And Wine festival then made history by having Azawi, a Ugandan artist, headline the event, closing off the show on a high note.
Overall, the Blankets And Wine festival was a massive success, showcasing some of the best talents from Uganda and beyond. The event was a testament to the resilience of the Ugandan people, who refused to let the rain dampen their spirits and enjoyed a memorable night of music and entertainment.
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