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Awilo Longomba to grace Afrigo band’s ‘legends of sound’ concert

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By Ranell Dickson Nsereko

Congolese Soukous star Awilo Longomba, 61, has confirmed his presence at the highly anticipated, “Legends of Sound” concert featuring Afrigo Band.

Longomba, famous for the song Coupe Bibamba with the famous lyrics Comment tu t’appelles? Je m’appelle Coupé Coupé Bibamba! confirmed his presence in a video drop on Monday, 29. May.

The concert happens on August 5th at Kampala Sheraton Gardens and will coincide with Afrigo band’s 48-year-celebrations.

Rachael Magoola and Joanita Kawalya of the Afrigo band perform at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. File photo

“Ugandans should prepare for the ultimate musical spectacle as two iconic musical forces join hands, bringing an unprecedented experience will witness the electrifying fusion of Afrigo Band and Awilo Longomba, promising an evening of pure magic,” one of the organizers from Talent Africa revealed.

They further reveal that Afrigo Band, will weave their signature sound with the infectious energy of Awilo Longomba, the renowned Congolese artist.

The stage will come alive with a realm of captivating rhythms, irresistible beats, and soul-stirring melodies that will resonate deep within the hearts of all attendees.

This extraordinary collaboration is set to captivate music enthusiasts, delivering a remarkable blend of Afro beats, Rumba, Jazz, Lingala, and timeless classics. The night will be an unforgettable celebration of African music, transporting the audience on a journey through the rich and diverse musical heritage of the continent.

“As Afrigo Band commemorates an astounding 48 years in the music industry, this momentous occasion holds special significance. It is a testament to their enduring legacy and unwavering commitment to producing exceptional music that has touched the lives of countless people throughout the years,” the organizers reveal

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