Fast rising Urban Reggae and R n’ B Ugandan Gospel artiste Levixone who came to the scene in 2013 with a hit banger called ‘’Nonya Omu’’, is set to have his debut performance at the 14th Edition of the Tusker Malt Lager sponsored Blankets and Wine Kampala on September 25th, 2016 at the Lugogo Cricket Oval.
Levixone a.k.a Sam Lukas Lugolobyo’s rise to fame is a story of hard work and persistence. His Child background is dated way back in Kosovo, a Kampala Suburb where he grew up as a street child. He was introduced to the Music fraternity by two Gospel Artistes, Krystal Fabulous & Tic Tah (Currently manager to Ugandan Musician Moses Ssali A.k.a Bebe Cool) who had gone for a performance and met the little boy who performed alongside them early 2000s.
Voted as the Best Gospel Musician at the 2016 Uganda Entertainment Awards, the rising star is a heartthrob for many audiences in Uganda.
Some of Levixone’s songs that have received massive airplay include hits such as; Nonya Omu, Shuga (ft. Daisy Ejang), Niwewe , Victory (ft. Flex D’ Paper, Ruyonga & Andy Music, Kangende Noono( ft. Jay I) ,Passport, Samanya (ft. Akello) , Save A Life (ft. Baby Gloria), Help (ft. Kenya’s Dafari), Jungle among several others.
He has performed at events that are both in the secular and gospel worlds. He has performed at the annual Bayimba International Festival of the Arts, the Reggae Worship Concert among many others. This Year he will be performing at the 14th Edition of the Tusker Malt Blankets & Wine Festival slated to take place come 25th September 2016 at Lugogo Cricket Oval.
“Performing at the Blankets and Wine is one of the most difficult stages on the Ugandan music scene and for me to be a part of it, is an honor. I am going to preach the word of God to my fans. This is a great opportunity for me. The revelers I will be performing for love and understand my music,” said Levixone
Commenting about the opportunity of having Uganda’s best gospel artiste and fast rising star performing at the Blankets and Wine 14th edition, Tusker Malt Lager Brand Manager, Alex Tusingwire said; “Having Levixone, a gospel artiste, at the 14th Edition of Blankets and Wine is great news to gospel lovers. We all know about his potential and his ability to get crowds on their feet. This is a true testament of our commitment to bring a non-biased representation of the best afro music acts. We shall be expecting nothing less from Levixone. He defines what Blankets and Wine is all about.”
Levixone will join Uganda’s sensational band Qwela Band, multi-instrumentalist Giovani Kiyingi, one of East Africa’s best deejays DJs Saint Evo, alongside South Africa’s multi-award winning duo Mafikizolo.
A quarterly, picnic style music festival, Blankets and Wine is East Africa’s premier music experience, designed to showcase outstanding musicians in the emerging genres of afro-based music.
Entrance fee is 100,000 UGX at the Lugogo Cricket Oval and gates open at 12:00pm on Sunday 25th September, 2016.