Beninese Afro-pop star Angelique Kidjo is in Kampala ahead of the ‘Isaiah Katumwa’ concert on Tuesday 30 at Kampala Serena Hotel.
The three-time Grammy Award winner arrived in Entebbe last night where she was picked by Uganda’s jazz star Isaiah Katumwa,fans and journalists.
Kidjo has been touring and performing at different venues and stadiums around the world with her current pit-stop being the Kampala Serena Hotel.
She will be performing live in concert with American saxophonist, Darren Rahn and Isaiah Katumwa in celebration of the International World Jazz Day.
While addressing journalists at Entebbe, Kidjo expressed her excitement for her visit in Uganda and promised to deliver the best performance.
“This is my first time in Uganda and I am very excited to finally be here. I am definitely looking forward to my stay in Kampala and I can’t wait to meet all my fans at the concert on Tuesday,” said Angelique Kidjo.
The singer, songwriter and activist, is a woman of many talents who has earned a lot of respect not to mention an impressive music career with great influence around the world.
Her songs have been a household favorite since the 1990’s where her classic ‘Agolo’ from the ‘Aye’ album, frequently played through many Ugandan events and parties.
The album was a mega hit topping charts across the continent and later earning her a Grammy nomination.
The concert that is tailor made for fans of jazz, afro-pop, reggae, gospel and classic music, will have music lovers enjoy a night of back to back hits.