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Lawrence Okello


Lawrence Okello is a Ugandan percussionist and multi-instrumentalist born in Tororo Uganda in 1987.

Okello came to the light of many music circles as a member of the legendary Ndere Troupe; they became cultural ambassadors because of their contribution to the revival of cultural dignity through music dance and drama.
Okello’s artistry is what makes him a unique force in the folk and world music genre. His ability to fuse music to fit all traditional cultures across the country is simply unmatched; his music is always a reminder to a listener that Uganda is truly endowed with diverse cultures and norms.

Okello has played on both local and international festival, performed alongside award winning Joel Ssebunjo  and as well as headlining the Nile Project, a multi-disciplinary gathering featuring musicians from different countries along the river

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