The Ugandan music scene has literally been thriving in the last few years, and the merit also goes to artists like Kampire and Otim Alpha, who have been able to reinvigorate its sound and appeal to a global audience. The two will be in London on 3rd August for a Nyege Nyege branded night at Dalston’s Café OTO.
Since its inception, the Kampala-based collective (of which Kampire is an integral member) has brought Ugandan underground culture forward, enriching the cultural scenario of the East African country, rediscovering and redefining some of its traditional aspects (like acholi music) and defying stereotypes, beliefs and misconceptions.
On Saturday, you can experience Kampala’s thrilling atmosphere with your own eyes, ears and dancing shoes, thanks to electro-acholi pioneer Otim Alpha and an electrifying set of Kampire.
At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…