"Bebe Cool and Chameleon escaped through the backstage to avoid the wrath of the fans who accused them of failing to entertain them".
A concert swamped by close to 1,000 revelers on Friday night in Mbale, turned chaotic after the revelers waited in vain for the entertainers.
The concert organizers had told the revelers that local musicians Jose Chameleon and Bebe Cool, would entertain them, at African Golden Gardens, but by 1:30am the musicians were no where to be seen, sparking off a wave of rage as the revellers grabbed stones and bottles aiming them at athe stage.
In a featt of rage, the revelers stormed up with force, broke bottles and chairs forcing some people to escape through the fence.
By Saturday morning, pieces of broken chairs and beer bottles were seen covering a one kilometer stretch from African Golden Gardens in Senior Quarters, to Clock-tower round about, in Mbale central business district. A group of workers could be seen trying to clear broken glasses, bottles and chairs.
Mary Wangari Kigo, a local journalist who was at the concert described the scene as terrible.
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Zadok Madiaba, another reveler says he had to jump through the wall fence to find safety outside. He blamed the organizers for the ugly scenes.
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Bebe Cool and Chameleon reportedly escaped through the backstage to avoid the wrath of the revellers.
Martin Othieno the organizer of the event could not be reached for a comment as his phones were switched off.
Dr. Dominic Wabloko the proprietor of African Golden Gardens declined to comment saying that they were still assessing the damage.
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