Qwela

Bio

Raised in a traditional African background and influenced by western culture, Qwela as a band have come up with a unique fusion of African music with a Western musical approach. Their niche- reaches a section of society that is not catered for by the current of digital, recycled music.

What started as a group of young musicians playing popular contemporary renditions four years ago has become a fully fledged live act that has sparked a musical revolution on the Ugandan scene. “We believe that this is the trend currently growing on the scene.”

They have successfully held over 20 concerts in the region and recorded two albums and numerous singles. They have performed on same stage with legends such as Salif Keita, Oliver Mtukudzi, Isaiah Katumwa,

Qwela have two albums to their credit “Kidepo” and "Afrotopia"

Previous performances include the highly successful Qwela Junction concert series, Qwela and Salif Keita live in Kampala, Sauti Za Busara Music Festival – Zanzibar, Coke Studio Africa, Kidepo live concert in – Nairobi, Qwela Live in Mombasa, Rhythm and Life Concert – Kampala, Qwela Live – Kampala.

Qwela have been recipients of various accolades including Pearl of Africa Music Awards, Uganda Entertainment Awards, Rising star awards for best live band.

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Pecho Live on the drive
"Do it' by Qwela
Happy song

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Videos

Happy song
"Do it' by Qwela
Eija Nkutware Live at Blankets and Wine
Masha performs Omukwano gwo at Qwela Friday
Onjagadde Nyo Live at Qwela Fridays
Sandra Suubi performs Togwamu Suubi at Qwela Friday
Pascal, Fidel , Kitanda and Happy K jamming at Qwela Friday
Mama Tokaaba by Qwela
Pecho Live on the drive
Qwela in rehearsal (Tendeko)
Okello

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UGKampala, Uganda
In operation since: 
2006

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