The MTN YETU FESTIVAL, set to take place on Sunday, 11th June 2023 in Kampala, is creating waves of excitement in Uganda. Capital FM, the driving force behind this event, is proud to announce Boyz II Men as the headline act.
Renowned as one of the most iconic R&B groups in music history, Boyz II Men continues to captivate fans of all generations with their timeless hits.
A Legacy of Success
Boyz II Men has left an indelible mark on popular music, penning and performing celebrated classics for over two decades. Their extraordinary talent has garnered them an impressive collection of awards, including four Grammy Awards. But their accolades don’t end there.
With nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards, and the 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, Boyz II Men’s achievements speak volumes.
Unveiling the Ticket Tiers
The festival offers several ticket categories, including Gold Tables for eight people at Shs5 million, Silver tickets for Shs300,000, Main Arena tickets for Shs200,000, and Main Arena (Momo) tickets for Shs150,000.
With chart-toppers like “End Of The Road,” “I’ll Make Love To You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Its So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday,” “Motownphilly,” and “On Bended Knees,” Boyz II Men has created a repertoire of mega hits that have resonated with fans worldwide. Uganda is in for a treat as they prepare to witness what promises to be the greatest music show this year.
Africa Tour: Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa
Uganda serves as the second leg of Boyz II Men’s inaugural Africa tour. Following their performance in Kampala, they will grace the stages of Kenya and South Africa, bringing their soulful melodies and captivating performances to fans across the continent.
Partnerships for Success
Capital FM’s CEO, Peter Mungoma, expressed his commitment to delivering great music, entertainment, and events to their listeners, advertisers, and partners. This partnership with Boyz II Men represents another milestone in their journey, solidifying their dedication to providing exceptional experiences.
“The journey of Capital FM in Uganda since 1994 has been one of great music, great entertainment and great events and so bringing Boyz II Men to Uganda is a sign of our commitment to continue on that journey, for our listeners, advertisers and partners” he said.
MTN, the headline sponsor of the event, takes pride in their 25-year legacy of delivering world-class telecommunication services to over 17 million Ugandans. Their strong partnerships with Capital Radio, DFCU Bank, and Uganda Breweries reflect the shared commitment to achieving greatness through collaboration.
“We are proud to be the headline sponsor for this concert, and we are thrilled to have such strong tiered partnership with Capital Radio, DFCU Bank and Uganda Breweries. It’s only by working together that we can achieve great things, and this partnership is a testament to that.” said Somdev Sen the MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer.
DFCU Bank’s CEO, Charles M. Mudiwa, highlighted the festival’s significance, emphasizing the profound role music plays in Ugandan culture. By participating in the festival, DFCU Bank aims to connect with diverse audiences, engage customers in a unique setting, and contribute to the creation of a memorable event.
“Historically and presently, music has played a key role in the way that Ugandans pass on traditions and navigate life’s occurrences. Music is more than entertainment; it creates shared bonds because it has the ability to bring people together. As an organization whose goal is to Make More Possible for the communities in which we do business, we believe that through this festival we will; connect with multiple audiences, engage with our customers in a unique, unforgettable setting and importantly, be a part of the making of a notable event,” he said.
Uganda Breweries Limited, driven by their purpose of “Celebrating Life, Everyday, Everywhere,” joins the festivities as the official beverage and spirits partner. Their involvement solidifies the commitment to create an unforgettable experience and celebrate the joy of life through music.
An Unforgettable Experience
As the event unfolds, attendees can look forward to not only the soulful harmonies of Boyz II Men but also the exquisite taste of Johnnie Walker, a perfect complement to the beautiful music. Tusker Lite will also be adding its own touch to the experience. Capital Radio and Radio Group Africa have worked tirelessly to make this exceptional event possible, promising an experience second to none for all who attend.
Get ready to be swept away by the mesmerizing performance of Boyz II Men at the MTN YETU FESTIVAL in Kampala. This is a musical celebration that will leave an indelible mark on Uganda’s vibrant music scene.