Comedy meets music is an annual event that celebrates comedy and music. It is so named because it brings together acclaimed comedians and musicians using their craft to make a difference in Uganda. It is set for this Friday 31st October at Victoria Hall, Kampala Serena Hotel.
Comedian Pablo is celebrating 10 years of Stand up comedy
The event is also a celebration of the rich African culture through comedy, music and dance but at the same time serve as a platform to showcase the immense talent that is a formidable force in the entertainment industry and raise funds that will support a charity as a way of giving back to the community.
Pablo’s 10 years of Comedy
The highlight of the event is a celebration to mark Pablo’s 10 years of standup comedy. As Uganda’s premier stand up comedian, Pablo joined comedy outfit Theatre Factory that was a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry. Pablo was granted the bragging rights as king of comedy after winning the Multichoice “Stand Up Uganda” competition in 2009 after beating stiff competition. He cemented this status by providing a high quality comedy show complete with a dependable, hardworking crew and a bubbly audience that’s always out to flex its funny bones.
The event is mainly aimed at supporting the ZIP UP 256 HIV/AIDS prevention campaign. The proceeds from the show will help to facilitate the campaign as they avail information about HIV/AIDS to teenagers and handy support through peer-to-peer interaction, live testimonies and mentorship from role models. The approach is to use humour and testimonies to create positivity; optimism and help teenagers make the right choices as a method of prevention.
HIV/AIDS has profoundly affected the youth at many levels and its our duty to prevent them from contracting HIV/AIDS for a better future. Performers We have lined up 10 acclaimed comedians, 10 celebrated musicians and 10 delicious cakes to entertain our guests.
Our headline acts are: Award winning musician Abel Chungu from Zambia and funny man comedian Dr Ofweneke from Kenya. Musicians that have been hosted on Pablo Live Show and home grown comedians will share stage.
By hosting popular artists who have achieved continental fame through social and electronic media, this concert is by definition and content able to hold its own, it is undoubtly a crowd puller. It’s refreshing, and a stand-alone event of sorts, without peer with regards to other past concerts and a great platform for sponsors.
BIG DEAL: 10 Comedians, 10 musicians, 10 cakes
CAUSE: Charity concert & celebrating 10 years of comedy
VENUE: Victoria Hall, Serena Hotel
FEE: 50,000/= & 100,000/=
VIP DATE: Fri 31st Oct 2014
Extremely clean comedy & fresh music. Tickets now available at all PayWay big machines, Serena Hotel, The Sound Cup, National Theatre, Power Fm or call 0704386977 for reservations or delivery.