- Soul-RnB Wine Safari will happen on October 7, 2023, at the Mestil Hotel Gardens.
- Lilian Mbabazi, Irene Ntale to perform
Lilian Mbabazi, Irene Ntale to headline Stanbic Soul-RnB, Jazz and Wine Safari Afro-Soul and RnB stars Lilian Mbabazi, Irene Ntale and artists from the dynamic Black Roots Academy will headline the Stanbic Soul-RnB Wine Safari on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the Mestil Hotel Gardens. According to the organizers, the event will kick off at 2 pm to ensure that guests have ample time to immerse themselves in the experience.
Addressing the music and entertainment reporters at Club Guvnor in Kampala last night, the event organizers—Jazz maestro Tshaka Mayanja and the Black Roots Academy of Soul Commended Stanbic Uganda sponsorship worth 50 million. “The Stanbic Soul-RnB Wine Safari will be a celebration of Ugandan music, culture, and Community and we are excited to welcome Stanbic Bank, a brand that has consistently and Authentically proven its belief in Ugandan arts and music over the years,” said Mayanja.Other partners include Guvnor Uganda, Fragolino, and Mestil Hotel, Fenon Events and Sauti Audio Crew and others.
Mayanja said the musical extravaganza will act as a prelude to Uganda 61st Independence Celebrations on October 9th and will be designed to be a family-friendly outing for all generations. Arthur Kiwanuka, the head Affluent Banking at Stanbic Bank said October is traditionally a Month during which the lender celebrates its clients as well as celebrating Uganda’s Independence and its cultural heritage. “Uganda is our home, and we believe in her musical arts and culture. The Soul-RnB and Wine Safari, which we have supported over the last decade, offers a good opportunity for us to Celebrate our local talent while creating memorable brand experiences for our customers,” said Kiwanuka. Kiwanuka added that as a brand, Stanbic Uganda believes that supporting local arts and Music is one of the best sustainable ways of creating meaningful livelihoods for the youth Adding that it is the reason behind the choice for local talent as headline performers next Month.“Our purpose is to drive Uganda’s growth and our music industry has potential to create Hundreds of thousands of jobs for young creatives and for others, along the value chain,” he said.
Musical Line up
The Afro Soul session will be graced by Afro Soul star Lilian Mbabazi, who recently released a mesmerizing EP, along with the talented Irene Ntale, Joel Kisakye, and the dynamic BlackRoots Academy of Soul. The Soul-R &B session will showcase timeless classics from Tshaka Mayanja and the Black Roots Academy of Soul, featuring lead vocalists Julius Sese, Carsten Yesuanjagala, Tonya Michelle Ahenda, Yanzi Prudence, Lisa Sonia, and Aaron Ddamulira. “This translates to four extraordinary bands, all in one night, offering an incredible value and experience for lovers of exceptional live music,” said Mayanja.