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48 years later, Afrigo still defines generations

Afrigo Band’s percussionist Herman Ssewanyana. Photos | Isaac Ssejjombwe

With Afrigo Band, you can never go wrong. They have the music catalogue; discipline and are definitely talented. Also, they have the enviable record of probably being the longest-surviving band in the country or even the East African region.

And there was no better way to hold their 48-year anniversary than with a concert featuring some of the Legends of Sound such as Awilo Longomba. The  Congolese soukous musician had been in Uganda for a private performance and had raved about Uganda’s legendary band how it was special to eventually perform with them.

Last week, alongside Stanbic Bank officials,  they planted trees and while at it, the 61 year-old had pilled more praise to Afrigo and particularly the song Jim.

By noon on Saturday, hundreds of revellers had started queuing up at the three designated entry points into Sheraton Hotel gardens, the concert’s venue.

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