Calling all reggae rastas, barbecue enthusiasts, and music lovers! Uganda’s premier annual event, Roast & Rhyme, gears up for its milestone 20th edition with a vibrant theme: Reggae Ragga Nyam Nyam. Mark your calendars for March 3rd as Jahazi Pier Munyonyo becomes the stage for an electrifying celebration of music, food, and community.
This iconic event, known for its delectable barbecue spread and lakeside picnic setting, has been a mainstay in Uganda’s music scene for the past eight years. Over 100 talented artists have graced its stage, drawing in more than 50,000 revellers and solidifying Swangz Avenue’s role as a champion of local music.
The 20th edition promises an unforgettable experience. Gates open at 11 am, inviting attendees to soak up the lakeside atmosphere with the gentle breeze carrying the rhythmic beats of reggae, Afrobeat, Dancehall, and Ugandan music. A stellar lineup of established icons and emerging artists guarantees a diverse soundscape, celebrating the rich tapestry of the nation’s musical identity.