By Denis Turyahebwa
Singer and also Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine has shifted the venue for his upcoming much anticipated Kyarenga concert to One Love Beach – Busaabala , TheSpy Uganda has learnt.
The Kyarenga concert was cancelled twice on basis of different issues raised by Police, the management of Nambole and FUFA.
Bobi Wine on Monday announced that Kyarenga concert had been moved to his Busaabala beach.
“Having faced challenges earlier in organizing Kyarenga concert, we got views from friends and well- wishers and we have agreed to hold our show at our home at One Love Beach, Busaabala,” Bobi Wine said.
The singer who emphasized that he was addressing the media as Bobi Wine was flanked by fellow musicians including King Saha, Nubian Li among others said they always look at solutions in any problem adding that they had to swiftly change the venue.
“Government through various agencies had tried to stop our concert at Namboole but this time round we agreed to hold it at Busaabala on Saturday November 10.It is going to be a mega show and rehearsals are ongoing,” he said adding that they have warned security against interfering with the concert.
“We have written to police to provide security and we don’t expect any disorganization or confrontation but cooperation,” he added.
The self – proclaimed ghetto gladiator a week and a half ago suffered another setback after the management of Namboole revoked its earlier provisional offer to host the concert on November 9th, 2018 sighting a complaint from Uganda’s football governing body, the Federation of Uganda’s Football Association (FUFA).
“In light of the above stated matters coupled with the Mandela National Stadium’s mandate ‘To promote sports in Uganda’, we regret to inform you that the stadium shall not be able to host your event as tentatively booked. You are therefore advised to seek for an alternative. Thank you,”Namboole wrote 0000in a letter to Bobi Wine.
This was the second time the concert was cancelled. Earlier, the stadium management had stopped the concert saying the venue had been booked earlier for a wedding and a workshop.