By Our Reporter
It is now official! American singer and songwriter Ginuwine is coming to Uganda, it has been confirmed.
The 47-year-old star who will be performing in Uganda for the first time has been announced as the headliner for the Johnnie Walker Soul Safari which will take place on Saturday, December 1 at Speke Resort Munyonyo. This comes after the Johnnie Walker Jazz and Soul Safari was this year split into two separate events, with the jazz show preceding the Soul Safari.
“Ginuwine has pedigree and consistency, which is the criteria we use to choose artists,” said Soul Safari show organiser and co-founder TShaka Mayanja said during a press briefing to officially unveil the singer. “He’s coming with a full band and dancers.”
The Washington born singer who has seven studio albums to his name hit the upper reaches of both pop and R&B music charts with charming hits like Pony, Differences, So Anxious, Whats So Different, Stingy, None of Your Business, plus the vastly popular Same Ol G, among others. He will perform alongside Ugandan musicians Naava Grey and Kenneth Mugabi.
Ginuwine stands out as one of the most iconic artistes of our times, an example of progress and success. He gave R&B music a sleeker, sexier feel. As one of the most iconic global brands, Johnnie Walker is excited to be at the centre of giving Ugandans this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch him live in concert, said Roger Agamba, IPS and Reserve Manager at Uganda Breweries Limited.
Speaking during the press briefing, Stanbic Bank Marketing Manager Sonia Karamagi Kasagga revealed that are they offering discounts on ticket purchases when one buys a ticket using VISA card.
As the official financial partner of the Johnnie Walker Soul-R&B Safari, we will be will be promoting Credit and Debit Card usage by subsidising ticket costs for those who will purchase using VISA cards. All one has to do is use any VISA cards to purchase tickets and get amazing discounts,” she said.
Early bird tickets are on sale at 100k (80K when purchased using VISA card).
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