Well-known for attracting huge masses of partyers from allover the world in the first week of September, this time around, the Nyege Nyege Festival dates have been altered. The celebrated event has been hopefully rescheduled to December 3rd and 6th, 2020.
This East African Music Session hosted by Nyege Nyege and Midem will however not be held on 3rd and 4th of September through a sequence of performances from East African artists and panels bringing together chief East African entertainers from all sectors to share visions into the East African music market.
It’s however presumed that in December, Nyege Nyege Festival will have over 400 participating musicians from across the continent as well as Afrocentric collectives worldwide. The event is typically made to continue creating new opportunities for the industry as a whole. This is why Nyege Nyege and Midem who aims at nurturing professionalization of the East African market opted to take more extra months ahead perfection of this mixture publication and also due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rescheduling of this “Spotlight on East Africa” will host panel debates exploring the East African music market, business meetings as well as an in depth conversation between DJ Kampire and Camille Storm followed by 14 showcases from some East Africa’s most auspicious talents.
The event will be featured by performances from:
BenSoul (Kenya), Siti and the Band (Tanzania), Chris Kayiura (Rwanda), Beenie Gunter (Uganda), Otim Alpha (Uganda), Coco Em (Kenya), Benzema (Kenya), Jay Mitta & Ant Vairas (Tanzania), Nihiloxica (Uganda), Duma (Kenya), MC Yallah (Kenya), Wamwiduka Band (Tanzania), Lamu (Uganda), Catu Diosis (Uganda).