Afro Souls fans were on Saturday 9, treated to an exciting evening with Kenneth Mugabi as he starred at the Johnnie Walker Unplugged show at Design Hub in industrial area.
The multi-talented artiste dedicated the night to all the ladies in the house as he connected with his audience through his unique love songs.
The event brought together all soul music lovers with the studio setting environment packed to its fullest as early as 7pm.
The ‘Kibunomu’ singer performed songs off his upcoming album with the crowd’s favorite being one that features the Luo dialect.
“The essence of the Johnnie Walker Unplugged show is to provide a platform to showcase authentic Ugandan talent to the world. I am happy that our first event has been a success,” said Elijah Kitaka, CEO of Fezah.
Mugabi also performed some of his popular songs like ‘Amaaso’, ‘Rita’ and ‘Kibunomu,’ which left the crowd over exited as they yearned for more, “Tukademu,” ( let’s do it again) they shouted.
He crowned the night with an electric performance of his all-time hit song ‘Naki,’ which got revelers singing along to every line.
The show that ended at exactly 11:30 Pm is one of the many that will be taking place at Design Hub throughout the year. Next week’s show will be a tribute to Oliver Mtukudzi.
“Johnnie Walker is an icon of progress and this event is about celebrating the incredible steps forward that these artistes we are showcasing on Unplugged have made,” said Roger Agamba, UBL’s International Premium Spirits Brand Manager.
Revelers were also challenged to sing an Oliver Mtukudzi song for which they got to win tickets to the next show which will serve as a tribute to the departed iconic Zimbabwean artiste.
The Johnnie Walker Unplugged show is an intimate boutique show delivering an unrivaled up-close experience of great Ugandan singers performing in a studio-style setting.