Renowned Nigerian artist, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is set to grace the Ugandan stage with his first official concert in the country on Good Friday, March 29, 2024. This highly-anticipated event is organized by Timeless Concerts Kampala and Eastern Vibes, promising a musical extravaganza that marks Davido’s inaugural live performance in Uganda. The venue for the show is currently undisclosed, heightening the sense of excitement surrounding this upcoming spectacle.
Davido is a songwriter, singer and record producer, his last visit to Uganda was on January 1, 2019, at the 30 Billion concert at the Pearl of Africa Hotel. Despite a delayed start, the multi-award-winning artist captivated the audience with his infectious vibes and high-energy performance, leaving revelers impressed and ready to embrace the new year.
Davido increased rapidly to fame in 2012 with the release of “Dami Duro,” the second single from his debut studio album, Omo Baba Olowo. Since then, he has consistently delivered timeless tracks including ‘Unavailable,’ ‘Fall,’ ‘If,’ ‘Jowo,’ ‘Gobe,’ ‘Skelewu,’ and ‘Assurance,’ among others.
At 30 years old, Davido earned a Grammy nomination for Best Global Music Album for Timeless. Additionally, he received nods for Best Global Music Performance for “Feel” and Best African Music Performance for “Unavailable.”
This upcoming concert holds special significance as it represents Davido’s official concert debut in Uganda, and he returns not only as one of Nigeria’s biggest stars but also as one of Africa’s most expensive artists. Having previously performed at Freedom City in 2014 and collaborated with Ugandan artist Pallaso in 2015, Davido has established a meaningful connection with Uganda. Further, his concert at the Lugogo Cricket Oval in Kampala follows the release of his fourth studio album, Timeless. This 17-track album explores diverse musical styles like dancehall, raga, Konto, highlife, and Afropop. Widely recognized for his contributions to Afrobeats, he stands as one of the genre’s most influential artists in the 21st century.
As fans eagerly await the announcement of the concert venue, the anticipation for Davido’s Good Friday performance continues to build. The event promises an unforgettable evening of music and celebration in Kampala, ensuring that attendees are treated to an extraordinary showcase of talent from one of Africa’s music icons. Stay tuned for further updates as we keep you posted on this monumental musical experience.
How to get tickets for the concert
The tickets are on sale and the Timeless concert is considered a sell-out fair price. For instance; for general access to events those to attend are required to pay UGX 150,000. Vip tickets are for UGX 250,000 where one will be able to have a closer access to the stage, for those that want more service can opt for gold or platinum tickets. Gold tickets cost UGX 7,000,000 and come with 2 bottles of liquor either wine or champagne, soft drinks, and food. The platinum tickets cost UGX 10,000,000 and come with bottomless bar, 3 course buffet, soft ride to seating area, exclusive meeting and greeting. Both gold and platinum tickets belongs to a table of 8 guests who are entitled to dedicated services, priority entry and parking and exclusive access to the after party