Tusker Malt Lager, Uganda’s signature premium beer and lead sponsor for Blankets and Wine has reaffirmed its support for the premier music experience by extending its title sponsorship into the 13th edition of Blankets and Wine.
Blankets and Wine is East Africa’s premier music experience, designed to showcase outstanding musicians in the emerging genres of Afro-based music. A quarterly picnic style music festival that brings lovers of Afro music together.
In a press conference held at the Enkombe Villas, Kampala, the Tusker Malt Lager Brand Manager, Mr. Alex Tusingwire said that the partnership Tusker Malt Lager enjoys with Blankets and Wine is strong and continues to grow with each passing edition. “Tusker Malt Lager is proud to be title sponsor of the biggest musical experience on the Uganda social calendar. At Tusker Malt Lager, we are keen on giving our consumers an opportunity to discover the best Afro-music acts that the continent has got to offer and Blankets and Wine offers the perfect platform for this.” He said.
The 13th Edition of Blankets and Wine will take place on 10th July, 2016 at its proverbial home, the Uganda Museum grounds.
Representing the Blankets and Wine team, Mr. James Byaruhanga commended Tusker Malt Lager for their tenacious support. “Tusker Malt Lager’s unwavering support is the reason why Blankets and Wine is what it is today. We have and continue to enjoy our relationship with them. Each passing Blankets and Wine experience gets bigger and better and the 13th Edition is set to be the biggest yet.” He said.
A special lineup has been set up for the 13th Edition: Uganda’s top multi-talented female sensation Mo-Roots, top saxophonist Kirya Kuti, Tusker Project Fame 4 winner Davis Ntare, multilingual songbird, Jackie Akello and the headline act, Mi Casa from South Africa.
Entrance fee is 100,000 UGX at the Uganda Museum and gates open at 12:00pm on Sunday July 10, 2016.
In line with its support for responsible drinking, Tusker Malt Lager will be maintaining a strict ‘over 18 only’ policy for sale of alcohol.