Direct from Uganda Giovanni Kiyingi Concert Thursday Nite Live
Starts: Thursday, 3 November, 2016 05:00pm
Ends: Thursday, 3 November, 2016 08:00pm
Direct from Uganda Thursday Nite Live is pleased to welcome Giovanni Kiying back to our stage. Well known for his multi-instrumentalist skills, Kiyingi plays drums, guitar, harmonica, flute, local Ugandan fiddle (endigidi), conga, adungu, akogo (finger piano), djembe, maracas (rumba music shakers and the calabash.
Kiyingi has performed at major music festivals like the Bayimba International Festival, Pearl Rhythm Festival in Uganda; Santuri Safari Projects Kenyatta University Cultural Exchange, DOADOA, Utam Festival, Sondeka Festival in Kenya and at the Irimba Cultural Festival in Arusha, Tanzania.Kiyingi has performed alongside veteran artist Harry Lwanga, Kora Award winner Suzan Kerunen, multiple award winner, folk artists Joel Sebunjo, and also with bands like Sarabi and Afrigo.
With two albums under his belt namely Essanyu Ly’omufilika (Joy of an African) and his latest Akondeere (Trumpets and Hones), he is certainly destined for bigger things.
Catch a listen to him at the following video links