They have excited fans through their magical quarterly gigs at Kampala Serena Hotel from the Guitar Maestros ,Sax Aces, Divas and the Crooners. The fans have always turned up in big numbers to enjoy the shows and always cried for more at the end.
And now they are back and bigger as Qwela in conjunction with Qwanza Music are set for yet another big musical production dubbed the Qwela Junction Christmas Edition. The Bonanza which is set feature some of the top artistes from the previous editions, is to celebrate Christmas and the end of year festivities in style.
Qwela Junction is a collaborative concert that brings together artists of a particular discipline on same stage and has been doing this consistently for the past two years giving fans a variety of entertainment in live performances featuring top artistes in the country.
“We are very excited to work with Qwela on a worldwide celebration, that is Christmas , and to create a one of a kind Ugandan production for the first time ever at Serena Hotel kampala. We intend on making the Qwela Junction’s Christmas Edition is the biggest Christmas celebration in the country.” House of DJs’ Flower Kenyangi said during a press conference on Wednesday at Face studios in Bugolobi, where the unveiling was done.
“This Qwela Junction brings moments from the previous Qwela Junctions into one special mash up with a Christmas theme. The other unique and exciting aspect of this show is that we are bringing you Christmas from a Ugandan perspective. Not the usual jingle bells and reindeer, but a joyful, lively extravaganza of African rhythms and soulful singing on a backdrop of jazz!” She added.
The much anticipated Qwela junction Christmas edition is set for 11th December at Victoria hall Serena Hotel and will feature Sandra Suubi, Solome Basuuta, Sam K!mera, Kenneth Mugabi, Saxophonists Micheal Kitanda, Happy K and Guitar maestro Charmant Mushaga aka Shalma.
The line-up has a mix of experience and fresh budding talent who are all tasted in the live band performance arena having also previously featured at Qwela Junction collaborations. They admit that they all can’t wait to do this as they are all super excited about the project
When asked how the organisers arrived at the line up, Joe Kahiri of Qwanza music explained that, a lot of factors were taken into consideration including the connection the artistes have with each other, flexibility and other technical aspects to do with live band performances. He said that the artistes have also sacrificed a lot to make things work during the previous editions.
Tickets will go for 50,000 Ugandan shillings only, VIP seats at 150,000 and will be sold at Definition Acacia mall, Serena Victoria hall, Easy ticket ,on mobile money by dialing *252# and *165*4# with your House Of Djs loyalty card. To book a table of 9, call 0757799295.