Mafikizolo returning for Blankets and Wine as event moves to Lugogo Cricket Oval

Blankets and Wine is back with a bang this time bringing South Africa’s multi-award winning duo Mafikizolo who last performed in Uganda in 2014.


The venue has also moved from Uganda Museum to Lugogo Cricket Oval to accommodate the ever growing numbers.

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.

The Tusker Malt Lager sponsored event, now in its 14th edition will take place on September 25 and the entry fee is the usual 100k, but there will be a discount for those who purchase their tickets between September 1 and 14

“We are elated to continuously see more involvement from entertainers and the crowds with every edition of Blankets and Wine Kampala. Having Mafikizolo, one of the finest acts on the continent headline, the14thedition of Blankets and Wine goes to show how we have grown and are now able to be host an act of such stature. In addition, we have also selected a captivating range of Ugandan musicians who will perform alongside them to create that much loved afro-based music fusion,” said Tusker Malt Lager Brand Manager Mr. Alex tusingwire.

Other performers will include talented gospel artiste Levixone, Qwela Band, Giovanni Kiyingi and  Nairobi based DJ Saint Evo.

There will also be children’s entertainment courtesy of DSTV  Disney world.