TO PERFORM: The wings of Dixie ensemble

To help celebrate the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States, the US Mission to Uganda will be hosting the American musical ensemble Wings of Dixie on July 5 and 6 for special appearances in Kampala.

In addition to performing at the Mission’s Independence Day party on July 5, the band will play a free concert to students and parents at Kitante Primary School on Thursday, July 6, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Wings of Dixie is an eight-member ensemble that epitomizes ‘Americana’ at every performance. The group’s music covers the full spectrum of American music, ranging from the early days of traditional jazz all the way to classic popular and rock and roll hits.

Consisting of members from the United States Air Forces in Europe, Wings of Dixie has entertained audiences around the world for more than a decade.