20YRS OF MAD ICE + TETEMA AFRO-LATIN CLUB
Experience a soulful and captivating live performance of East Africa's legendary artist Mad Ice and his band on 05.12.2022 at club Maxine in Helsinki.
20yrs after Mad Ice first graced the music scene with his hit song ‘Baby Gal,’ which topped the East African radio charts for over a year, Mad Ice hits the stage for the 20th-anniversary celebration concert. Mad Ice is not new to the stage. He has performed at prominent festivals and venues including Helsinki Festival/Huvila telta, Maailma Kylässä Festival, Ilosaarirock Festival, RMJ Festival, Folklandia Festival, EtnoSoi Festival, Faces Etnofestival, URB Festival, KIASMA, Musiikkitalo, Vuotalo Hall, Kanneltalo, to mention a few.
Through the years, Mad Ice matured from a Bongo Flava/Dancehall artist into a musically profound and soulful singer whose voice carries the weight of his experience without losing any melodic intensity. His other hits include Rose (Nimedata), Wange, Te Amo, and Mapenzi Sumu amongst others.
Singing mainly in Swahili, English and Luganda, Mad Ice's soulful voice and energetic performances always capture audiences' attention whether he is on a Pop, jazz or world music stage.
Don’t miss this stunning live set which effectively puts the listener in the middle of the action, reflecting the energy Mad Ice generates on stage. Showtime: 21:30.
TETEMA AFRO-LATIN CLUB.
After the concert, TETEMA Afro-Latin Club takes over with the best selection of Afro and Latin music featuring Helsinki's finest DJs; DJ Nice, DJ Lucho, and DJ Nestar.