Maurice Kirya, Maddox light up Picnic Affair
Day light rendezvouses are becoming common place in Kampala. But Mukono hadn’t seen many until
questions started being asked. And as if to answer those questions came the Picnic Affair. Held last week
at The Oguzulu resort in Mukono, the Picnic Affair played host to hordes of revelers. By 1:00pm, the
resort was already teeming with people. Most of the female revelers were clad in overtly revealing
outfits, while the men maintained a simplicity in their casual wear, the only darts at extremity being
The performances started at around 4:00pm, with a number of upcoming artists curtain-rising. The
Aroma Band was called on stage at around 8:00pm to kick off the actual performances of the night.
After testing their instruments and checking sound, Maurice Kirya stepped on stage to evoke the first
actual ululations. With the women screaming their lungs out trying to sing along most of his songs, his
performance seemed short. Comedians Daniel Omara and Dunamis would chip in to crack some jokes
and warm the revelers for the biggest performance of that night. When Maddox Ssematimba stepped
on stage, the crowd went crazy again. He also didn’t disappoint. Syncing with the band to give the
revelers the performance of their lives when he sang songs like Namagembe, Irene, Nakatude among
others. The show ended shortly after his performance.