For every longtime we have been trying to bring the legendary music group, Kool and the Gang but it hasn’t been until this year that we’ve succeeded, Aly Allibhai, the CEO of Talent Africa told journalists while announcing the concert for the Kool and the Gang.
It’s confirmed the legendary music group behind hits like; Celebration, Cherish, Fresh, Jungle Boogie, Joanna, Too Hot, Hollywood Swinging, Lets Go Dancing, Summer Madness, Get Down On It and Ladies Night will be performing in Kampala in November thanks to Tusker Malt Lager, Talent Africa and Silk Events who have teamed up to take music lovers on a trip down memory lane.
Kool and the Gang created a unique blend of jazz, soul and funk to that have had people dancing since 1969. Kool and the Gang has sold over 70 million album copies worldwide and influenced the music of three generations.
Thanks to smash hit songs like 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 and 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 are three levels of tickets Bronze, Silver and Gold. Bronze tickets are Shs150, 000 Silver Tickets are Shs250, 000 while Gold VVIP tables are for Shs5 million.
There will be an early bird special for those who buy tickets before October 24, where Bronze tickets will be Shs120,000, Silver tickets Shs200,000 and Gold VVIP tables at Shs4 million.
Tickets will go on sale from September 24 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
Mr Aly Allibhai the CEO of Talent Africa said Ugandans should 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 and The Gang is coming with their full band and their stage performance is out of this world. People should get ready to Celebrate!”
For Mr Elvis Sekyanzi the Managing Director of Silk Events said “Kool and The Gang are living legends” Adding “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”.