Tusker Malt Lager, Talent Africa and Silk Events are teaming up to take music lovers on a trip down memory lane with a spectacular concert experience on November 12th with the legendary group; Kool & the Gang.
Kool & the Gang created a unique blend of jazz, soul and funk to that have had people dancing since 1969. Kool & the Gang has sold over 70 million album copies worldwide and influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to smash hit songs like Celebration, Cherish, Fresh, Jungle Boogie, Joanna, Too Hot, Hollywood Swinging, Lets Go Dancing, Summer Madness, Get Down On It and Ladies Night; they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & the Gang have performed continuously for the past 5 decades, longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time. They will jet into Uganda with their full live band as they celebrate nearly 50 years in the music industry.
The concert will take place at the Kololo Air Strip Grounds in Kampala. There will be three levels of tickets Bronze, Silver and Gold. Bronze tickets are 150k, Silver Tickets are 250k and Gold VVIP tables are 5 million shillings. There will be an early bird special for those who buy tickets before October 24th where Bronze tickets will be 120k, Silver tickets 200k and Gold VVIP tables at 4 million shillings. Tickets will go on sale from September 24th at the Definition Shop in Acacia Mall, Liquid Silk in Bugolobi and Talent Africa/Yujo Restaurant in Nakasero. Tickets can also be bought online at www.easyticket.com
Aly Allibhai the CEO of Talent Africa states “Uganda get ready for one of the biggest concerts of all time. At Talent Africa we are dedicated to bringing the best in worldwide entertainment right here to the Pearl of Africa. Kool & The Gang is coming with their full band and their stage performance is out of this world. People should get ready to Celebrate!”
Elvis Sekyanzi the Managing Director of Silk Events adds “Kool & The Gang are living legends. They will have Ugandans of all ages dancing this November. The production for this show will be mind blowing and we have already started preparations for a mega show.
Tusker Malt Lager Brand Manager, Alex Tusingwire said; “Kool & The Gang has sold over 70 million album copies worldwide and Ugandans are definitely going to have the time of their lives this November as they watch live the very same legends they have loved for decades. At Tusker Malt Lager we are committed to deliver the best musical experiences to our consumers and coming on board as Gold sponsor for Kool and the Gang live in concert is testament to this commitment.”
Kool & the Gang live in concert is proudly sponsored by Talent Africa, Silk Events, Capital FM, NBS Televison, Pemba Group and Tusker Malt Lager.
In line with its support for responsible drinking, Tusker Malt Lager will be maintaining a strict ‘over 18 only’ policy on the sale of alcohol.