Posts filed under ‘concerts’

Song Writers Lounge feat. Waksy and Jason Sibi Okumu, Aug. 28 2014 @ Italian Institute of Culture – Westlands

Song Writers Lounge
The lounge is here yet again. This time more special. Featuring 2 headliners Waksy and Jason Sibi Okumu

Date: 28th August 2014
Venue: Italian Institute of Culture, Westlands
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, Event begins at 7pm
Entry: 600 advance, 800 at the gate

Call 0722 626 169 for tickets

August 21, 2014 at 8:59 am Leave a comment

Concert: Music for Life – In Aid of Beyond Zero Campaign, Aug. 23 2014 @ Braeburn School

Music for Life
Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Braeburn School
Time: 7.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1500

Proceeds of the concert will be channeled to Beyond Zero Campaign – An initiative of First Lady of Kenya HE Margaret Kenyatta.

August 20, 2014 at 8:19 am Leave a comment

The Koroga Festival feat. Papa Wemba and Dan Aceda, Aug. 24 2014 @ Arboretum Gardens

Kuroga Festival
Date: August 24, 2014
Venue: the Arboretum Gardens
Time: from 11 am
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate

Performances by: Papa Wemba – Congolese Rhumba Maestro and Dan Aceda – Kenya’s Crown Prince of Benga

August 19, 2014 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Concert: by Ricky na Marafiki – Afro Jazz Folk Edition feat. Teto Tutuma & the Purple Warriors, Aug. 26 2014 @ Alliance Française

Afrojazz Folk edition
Date: August 26, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 500 – Advance KES 400 [0728642411]

August 16, 2014 at 3:49 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live Feat. Ziki, Aug. 21 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Ziki August

August 16, 2014 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment

Authentic Ugandan Music Meets Kenyan Ohangla, Aug. 20 2014 @ Alliance Française

Ugandan + Makadem
Date: August 20, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 500

Performance by Emuria Kouai
Also Featuring: Makadem, Olith Ratego + Wana wa Mola Acrobats

August 15, 2014 at 8:11 am Leave a comment

Baraka Opera Trust Fundraising Dinner Concert – Aug. 22 2014 @ 157 James Gichuru Road

Opera
Following the success of its first production ‘Ondieki the Fisherman’, Baraka Opera Trust have a fundraising concert to raise funds for their next opera project.

Date: August 22, 2014
Venue: 157 James Gichuru Road
Tickets are Kshs 5,000/- which include dinner after the concert. All tickets need to be booked and paid for in advance.

There will be music by Rhoda Ondeng Wilhelmsen, Doreen Ziegler, Elizabeth Njoroge, Paul Nduati and others.

August 14, 2014 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live featuring H_art The Band, Aug. 14 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C H_art the Band August

August 12, 2014 at 5:18 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition by Gilah Yelin Hirsch and Performance by Michel Ongaro & Senta Lain, Aug. 15 2014 @ Sankara Nairobi

Sankara
The Sankara Nairobi will be hosting an evening on 15th August from 7:30 pm to “meet the artist” – Gilah Yelin Hirsch along with live music from Michel Ongaro and the Senta Lain band.

Gilah’s original works will be on display at Sankara on their their 7th floor during the Songambele Week.

Songambele Week is an annual event that takes place in Kenya with proceeds of the events going to charity. This years event will take place from August 11-17, 2014.

Find schedule of events here

August 11, 2014 at 9:57 am Leave a comment

Concert: Sarabi – Kings of the Arena V Concert, Aug. 8 2014 @ Alliance Française

Kings of the Arena

August 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live – Month of August Line-Up, Every Thursday @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C__Full Month Schedule AUGUST
Date: Every Thursday
Venue: Choices – Baricho Road

August 6, 2014 at 5:06 pm Leave a comment

Solidarity Vigil for Freedom | Dignity| Justice & Respect: Free Palestine, Aug. 6 2014 @ Pawa 254 Rooftop

Free Palestine
Date: August 6, 2014
Venue: Pawa 254 Hub Rooftop
Time: 6-9 pm

August 5, 2014 at 4:21 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live feat. Lydiah Dola, Aug. 7 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Lydiah Dola August
Date: August 7, 2014
Venue: Choices Pub, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No cover Charge

August 1, 2014 at 8:47 am Leave a comment

The Moipei Quartet Live in Concert, Aug. 3 2014 @ Sankara

Sankara Concert

July 31, 2014 at 5:45 pm 1 comment

Discover & Share : 54th Edition of Blankets & Wine feat. Fena & Wendy Kimani, Aug. 3 2014 @ Carnivore Gardens

Blankets and Wine
Pack your picnic baskets, bring a bottle of wine, carry a shuka and join us for the 54th edition of Blankets & Wine at CARNIVORE KENYA, Nairobi this August 3rd from 1pm to 7pm.

This edition of Blankets & Wine will host a variety of fun filled, family-friendly activities as we Discover, Love and Share in the creative blend of music, literature, fashion, art and film.

Dates: August 3, 2014
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Time: 1-7 pm
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Door

Featured activities at this event will include;

MUSIC STAGE
Performances by: Cece Sagini, Mumala, Wendy Kimani and Fena

Kwani Trust STAGE
Join Kenya’s emerging authors, poets, thespians and musicians for a series of thematic performances, readings, discussions and literary exhibitions centered around writing and literature. Share and learn with other literary enthusiasts and experience the world of words live at the Kwani? stage at B&W 54. This month, the Kwani? stage will feature;

Kwani? Mahewa
Kwani? Literary Salon: Emerging Voices
Dramatized Readings
Kwani? Book Swap

ART HIVE
Short Film Exhibition by PAWA 254
FA254: African Designers For Tomorrow
Made With Love

DJ BOOTH
Chill out with the afro-house guru Jack Rooster for a live session of his radio show Caffe Mocha at B&W

Find more info here

July 31, 2014 at 3:02 pm 1 comment

Penya Africa’s End of Term Concert – The Genesis, Aug. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom HQ

the Genesis
Penya Africa is the home of Sauti Academy, designed to nurture and grow musically talented vocalists through a one year training program where they learn about vocal techniques, songwriting and music business.

The end term concert will feature the 1st term class showcasing a cover and a battle song in duets. It will also feature the 2nd term class who have just undergone an intensive songwriting term. Each singer will showcase 2 of his/her own compositions.

This show is a must attend for all music lovers and those adventurous enough to come discover what this new and fresh talent has to offer.

Date: 1st August 2014
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom HQ
Tickets: KES 400 advance, KES 500 at the gate
Doors open at 6:30 pm

July 29, 2014 at 6:21 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live Feat. Murphy’s Flaw, Jul. 31 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C_July Murfy's fLaw

July 28, 2014 at 6:02 pm Leave a comment

Jazz Under The Stars 2014 feat. Julian Vaughn & Phil Denny from USA, Aug. 2 2014 @ the Nairobi Club

Jazz Under the Stars 2014 Flyer Formal Blue FSM

The Jazz Under the Stars event is here once again!

A special treat to our new and loyal patrons; come prepared to be entertained by TWO international headlining Jazz artists!

A towering 6’7” lead bass player Julian Vaughn will debut his visit to Kenya with his unique and soulful style of Jazz music.

Phil Denny is back by public demand to give another spectacular performance especially to those that missed him last year.

Our very own Eddie Grey & the Ensemble will give a grand performance with June Gachui.

Once again event is supporting the Kenya National Youth Orchestra, don’t miss their opening performance.

Where: The Nairobi Club
When: Saturday, August 2nd (Rain or shine)
Time: 6pm – 11pm

Tickets: 3,000 | VIP: 5,000
(VIP Ticket includes a welcome Chivas drink while stocks last)
Tickets available on TicketSasa.com and at the event.
*Verifiable unused tickets from last year will be honored with original ticket stub and proof of purchase.

Event is hosted by KenyanDiasporaLink and proudly sponsored by:
Platinum Sponsor: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Silver Sponsors: Chivas and Westhouse – A One Degree South Hotel

Information line: 0706 512 895

*Event organizer reserves the right of admission

July 25, 2014 at 8:37 am Leave a comment

Songwriters Lounge, Jul. 26 2014 @ Italian Institute of Culture, Grenadier Tower – Westlands

Song writers Lounge
Date: 26th July 2014
Venue: Italian Institute of Culture, Westlands
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm
Entry: 600 advance, 800 at the gate

Call 0722 626 169 for tickets

July 22, 2014 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

Afro-Asia in Concert feat. Afro-Simba & Jahm, Jul. 25 2014 @ Alliance Française

Afro Asia
Date: July 25, 2014
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 8 pm
Tickets: KES 500

July 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm Leave a comment

Tribute to Ochieng Nelly: The last of the Benga Pioneers, Jul. 24 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C_Ochieng Nelly July 24th
Date: July, 24 2014
Venue: Choices – Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
Entry: Free

July 18, 2014 at 10:11 am 1 comment

Afro Jazz Swahili Edition feat. Juma Tutu & Tutu Band, Jul. 29 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

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July 18, 2014 at 8:23 am Leave a comment

Concert/Album Launch: Evenings with Liron – Chapter 1, Jul. 26 2014 @ Goethe Institut

Evenings With Liron
Evenings with Liron

Venue: Goethe Institut
Date: 26th July 2014
Time: 6pm
Entry: Sh500
Contact person: Monica Kabiro, mobile number 0724 475 030

Evenings with Liron is a four part series of concerts which will be held in Nairobi by Soul and Jazz singer Liron to present her debut album Prodigal’s Diary.
Evenings with Liron-Chapter I will be at Goethe Institut on the 26th of July 2014.

The two-hour live music performance by Liron and her band will feature original music from her 12-track album.

July 15, 2014 at 6:15 pm Leave a comment

Classics at the GoDown Concert, Jul. 20 2014 @ the GoDown Arts Centre

GoDown Arts
Date: June 20, 2014
Venue: GoDown Arts Centre
Time: 3 pm
Tickets: KES 300

July 14, 2014 at 6:27 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live feat. The Threat Band, Jul. 17 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C_Threat Band July 17th

July 11, 2014 at 2:16 pm Leave a comment

Kenya Nights & Electrafrique Present Black Coffee, Jul. 19 2014 @ Carnivore – Simba Saloon

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Date: July 19, 2014
Venue: Carnivore, Simba Saloon
Time: 9 pm till late
Tickets: Advance KES 2000, Gate @ KES 3,000
Ticket Outlets
-Carnivore, Simba Saloon
-Tamambo, Karen
-Tamambo, Village Market

Acts
– Stage 1
• Black Coffee

Supported by
•ELECTRAFRIQUE:
DJ Cortega , B-Dj & Andrea (Electrique Djs), The Beat Parade Band, Jack Rooster and Sesi

- Stage 2
• Sean Fraser
• French Connection
• L.A. Dave
• Francesco Bisleti
• DJ Norah

MC: Coco D. Rasta Ngori

About
Africa is rising up in the ranks as one of the forces to be reckoned with in the global Dance Music industry. Artists from across the continent are making waves on international music charts with their signature electronic sounds and charismatic performances. One of these artists is a man from South Africa who has made massive headlines with his Afro-influenced House Music. His orchestral performances and commitment to Soulful House Music has made this man a giant in the scene. The man is none other than BLACK COFFEE; the Godfather of South African House Music.

Hailing from the Eastern Cape, BLACK COFFEE has come a long way with his sound. The multi award-winning DJ and Record Producer has been honing his skills for a good 20 years and has four sensational albums to prove his worth on the scene. This man knows no boundaries, as he not only performs on the decks, but with a full orchestra too on occasion.

With great thanks to KENYA NIGHTS, and ELECTRAFIQUE, Kenya will play host to the enigma, the man, the legend that is; BLACK COFFEE. The 19th of July has be slated as the day it all goes down at the CARNIVORE SIMBA SALOON. Prepare yourselves for the biggest dance music bash in Nairobi this year. Karibu sana BLACK COFFEE.

More details to be announced as we get closer to the date. Plus the best local talent will be up there making your bodies move and groove all night long in 2 different arenas, all playing the hottest dance music in town. Stay tuned to the event page for all the latest info.

Management Reserves The Right of Admission.
Strictly 21+

July 10, 2014 at 5:51 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live: Line-Up for the Month of July, Every Thursday @ Choices – Baricho Road

Roots July
Dates:Every Thursday
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

July 10, 2014 at 8:45 am Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live feat. Fadhilee, Jul. 10 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C_Fadhilee July10th

July 4, 2014 at 9:56 am Leave a comment

Concert + Release of New Songs by Sarabi Band – the Kings of the Arena, Jul. 4 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Event poster
KINGS OF THE AREA: SARABI TO RELEASE NEW SONGS
JULY 4, 2014. ALLIANCE FRANCIASE. 7:30 PM. TICKETS: 500 ADVANCE 800, DOOR

On July 4, 2014 Sarabi, Kenya’s favorite local afro-fusion band will be reclaiming the Alliance Francaise arena for a full evening dedicated to uplifting and inspiring music that aims to shed a light on current social issues. Tickets are 500ksh in advance and 800ksh at the door.

SARABI was formed in 2005 and has in the recent years proved to be one of the most promising Afro Fusion bands in Kenya. The group is made up of 8 young men hailing from the Eastlands Slums of Nairobi. All the members started playing music at an early age and have over the years worked together to create one of the most solid bands in the Kenyan music scene. Their music, made up of heavy traditional Kenyan rhythms, Benga and a blend of Western sounds has proved to be the missing link in the Afro-fusion genre of music.

Sarabi, described as “Kenya’s most sought after artists”- Vibe Weekly, have recently performed to critical acclaim at festivals and concerts including: Blankets and Wine, African Liberation Day, Doadoa Arts Market- Uganda and Nairobi Live.

On July 4, 2012 Sarabi will be performing hit songs including ‘Fuata Sheria’ featuring Juliani and for the first time – will be playing unreleased upcoming songs of peace inspired by Kenya’s current political climate. Also at the event will be Sarabi’s all new merchandise line and the band will be revealing a brand new look.

Tickets are available at the Alliance Francaise. Advance: 500KSH. At the door: 800KSH.

June 29, 2014 at 5:53 pm Leave a comment

Blankets and Wine 53rd Edition feat. Yellow Light Machine, Sage & Karun, Jul. 6 2014 @ Carnivore Gardens

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Pack your picnic baskets, bring a bottle of wine, carry a shuka and join us for the 53rd edition of B&W at the CARNIVORE KENYA Gardens, Nairobi this July 6th from 1pm to 7pm.

This edition of Blankets & Wine will host a variety of fun filled, family-friendly activities as we #DiscoverLoveShare in the creative blend of music, literature, fashion and art.

Date: July 6 2014
Venue: Carnivore
Time: from 1 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1500 advance & 2000 at the door

Featured activities at this event will include;

MUSIC STAGE
Vereso
Yellow Light Machine
Karun Mungai
Sage

Kwani Trust STAGE
Kwani? Mahewa: Free downloads of audio stories from the Kwani? online store including Vain Jan’go, A Kenyan Work Place, Nyof Nyof
Kwani? Open Mic: B+W Edition: Sign up to perform and read your poetry
Literary Salon: Creative Non-Fiction: Readings and conversations with Barbara Wanjala (Kwani? 06) and Isaac Otidi Amuke (Jean-Jacques Rousseau Fellowship, 2013)
Kwani? Book Swap: Exchange your old reads for ‘new’ ones and donate books from the Kwani? Series towards the #SomaSoma initiative

ART HIVE
The Sky Over Berlin: African Designers For Tomorrow (www.fa254.com)
Made With Love

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June 27, 2014 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

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