• The group is set to perform in Kampala, Uganda at the MTN Yetu Festival, courtesy of Capital Radio Ltd and Radio Group Africa.
  • The festival is slated for Sunday 11th June at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.

Award-winning African-American R&B quartet Boyz II Men who are one of the most iconic R&B groups in the music industry have been announced to be performing live at the MTN Yetu Festival in Kampala, Uganda.

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Peter Mungoma the CEO for CapitalFM, Somdev Sen, Chief Marketing Officer MTN Uganda,Jude Kansiime the Head of Marketing DFCU and Emmy Hashakimana the Marketing and Innovation Director for Uganda Breweries Limited (Image: Event Presser)

The event will take place at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds on Sunday, June 11th, and feature other exceptional artists that include Kenyan boy band Sauti Soul, as well as local artists who are yet to be announced as revealed by Peter Mungoma, the CEO of Capital FM who mentioned this during a press conference held earlier today.

Somdev Sen, the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Uganda thanked the headline sponsors (Capital Radio) for the venture saying this will go a long way in promoting the entertainment sector.

“It’s only by working together that we can achieve big goals and this partnership is a testament to that.”, he added.

Tickets to the festival can be purchased online, and also using MTN MOMO Pay starting May 9th with Ordinary tickets going for UGX. 200,0000 (however these are UGX. 150,000 on MTN Mobile Money), Silver are at UGX. 300,000 and a table (Gold) ticket is for UGX. 5,000,000.

Among other sponsors of the show are Capital FM, Malembe, Johnnie Walker, dfcu Bank, and Fenon.

About Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men has been a defining force in the music industry for over 20 years, crafting hit after hit that transcends generations. Their immense success includes not only four Grammy Awards but also nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards, and the 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. In addition to being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, they have also received a Casino Entertainment Award for their residency at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, which has been ongoing since 2013. The group’s most popular songs, including “End Of The Road,” “I’ll Make Love To You,” “One Sweet Day,” “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday,” “Motownphilly,” and “On Bended Knees,” have garnered widespread acclaim. Their upcoming performance in Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa is expected to be the music event of the year, and it marks the group’s first-ever performance in Africa.