Posts filed under ‘festival’

Out of Town: Hakuna Matata Festival, Aug. 2 2014 @ Migaa – Kiambu County

Hakuna Matata Festival
Date: August 2, 2014
Venue: Migaa, Kiambu County
Time: 2 pm till dawn
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate

July 28, 2014 at 8:57 am Leave a comment

The Rift Valley Festival Launch Party, Aug. 2 2014 @ Kuona Trust

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The Rift Valley Festival are giving you a taste of RVF 2014 in Nairobi at The Kuona Trust Art Center.

Date: August 2, 2014
Venue: Kuona Trust
Time: 5pm- 11pm
Charges: Ksh 300

You’ll get a sense of what’s to come in Naivasha at the end of August at the Rift Valley Festival 2014 showcasing Kenya’s live music, art, inspiration and the people who create it! It will also be a chance to see the artworks of and meet the amazing people that are the Kuona Trust.
RVF 2014 LIVE ARTIST’S performing…
SARABI – YELLOW LIGHT MACHINE – KIARASH BIAZAR(Iran)
RVFV 2014 DJ’s spinning…
DREAD STEPPA – SANTURI SAFARI – FAMBULA

We then invite you to join us for a big phat AFTER PARTY at QUIN’S BAR on Ngong Rd from 12 midnight onwards.

For more information, please visit the RVF website

July 26, 2014 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

The GoDown Gig and Nai Ni Who II Kick Off feat. Rabbit Kaka Sungura, Jun. 28 2014 @ the GoDown Arts Centre

the Godown Gig
The GoDown Gig also marking the Nai Ni Who II kick off

Date: Saturday, June 28 2014
Venue: The GoDOwn Arts Centre, Industrial Area
Time: 2-8 pm

Performing Artists: Ythera, Octave Band and Rabbit Kaka Sungura

June 22, 2014 at 5:34 pm Leave a comment

Lusophone Film Fest Fourth Edition Screening, Jun. 21 2014 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

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Date: Saturday June 21 2014
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Time: 3.00 pm
Admission: free

The fourth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest is dedicated to the diversity of documentary production in the Portuguese-speaking countries. The focus of this session will be on Hereros Angola, a documentary on this isolated tribe from the southwest of Angola by Brazilian photographer and film maker Sérgio Guerra.

The Lusophone Film Fest is a showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries spread across four continents. Started in March 2014, the festival will present multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts, and feature films) in six monthly sessions of several films from different countries.

More information at www.facebook.com/lusophonefilmfest

June 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm Leave a comment

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival showcasing Kenya’s Folk Life, Jun. 25-29 & Jul. 2-9 2014 in Washington DC

Kenya Mambo Poa
Theme: Kenya Mambo Poa

Dates: June 25-29 & July 2-9 2014
Location: Washington DC

A wide array of indigenous Kenyan cultural practices will be on display accompanied by exhibition curated by Kenyan artists from all walks of life.

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For more info visit http://www.festival.si.edu/2014/Kenya/

Also check out the festival’s Facebook Page

A partnership between the Smithsonian Institution and the Government of Kenya Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts.

June 16, 2014 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

2nd Edition of Koroga Festival feat. Baaba Maal from Senegal, Jun. 15 2014 @ Arboretum Gardens

Kuroga Festival
Date: Sunday June 15, 2014
Venue: Arboretum Gardens
Time: 12 noon to 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000 at the Door. Entry is free for children under 12 years.

Performing artistes include Eric Wainaina, Aaron Rimbui, Chris Adwar and The Villagers.
Special guest Baaba Maal from Senegal.

June 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

Screenings: 23rd European Film Festival, May 13-Jun. 1 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

EUFF
Dates: May 13 – June 1, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: weekdays – 5.30 & 7.30 pm and weekends – 3.00, 5.30 & 7.30pm
Entrance: Kshs 50

Participating countries are : Austria, Blegium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and guest country: Switzerland.

20 critically acclaimed films from 14 European countries and 2 films from the ACP-EU support programme for the ACP cultural sector will be on the menu for the 23rd edition of the European Film Festival.

The Festival is a singular rendez-vous for lovers of cinema and presents a unique opportunity to experience Europe’s diverse cultures.

May 8, 2014 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

2nd Nairobi Cultural Festival: Different Colours One People – Visit Emb. Of Mexico Stand, May 10 2014 @ National Museum

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This will be the Second Nairobi Cultural Festival in which the following countries alongside Mexico will showcase their cultural expressions and sell typical food and drinks: Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Mexico, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Botswana, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya.

There will also be a Children’s Corner, where for a small fee kids can have tattoos and face painting done, do their own paintings and play under supervision.

Date: Saturday May 10, 2014
Venue: National Museum Grounds
The event starts at 10 am and goes up to 5 pm.
Entrance is free.

Day of Cultural Expression is organised by the Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA) that is part of the National Museums of Kenya.

May 7, 2014 at 9:08 am 2 comments

International Jazz Day 2014: For the Love of Jazz, Apr. 30 2014 @ Tree House – Museum Hill

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Date: April 30, 2014
Venue: Tree House
Time: from 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1000 – at the Door

The 2nd annual Jazz Day celebration at Tree House brings together more than 8 bands on one stage, Kenyan jazz enthusiasts, the international Community and corporate partners in celebrating jazz with the rest of the world.

Theme for this year is For The Love Of Jazz

April 28, 2014 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Jazz Road Trip & Festival – I am Africa, Apr. 20 2014 @ Kisumu

I am Africa

April 15, 2014 at 2:51 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Tandawazi 2014 Easter Edition, Apr. 17-20 2014 @ Safari Beach Hotel – Diani

Tandawazi Poster Easter 2014

April 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm Leave a comment

Party/Celebrate Easter at Brew Bistro and Lounge, Apr. 17-21 2014 @ Brew Bistro

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Events
Thursday 17th – Normal Moet champagne, oysters and Jazz event
Friday 18th – Belvedere Pure event with DJ Protege -
Saturday 19th – Shooter Countdown (7-9pm 3 for 1 on special syringe shooters, 9-11pm 2 for 1 and 11pm onwards its 1 for 1) with DJ Alpha
Sunday 20th – Ciroc SIN Sunday – Sponsored by ciroc. Ciroc promo
Monday 21st – Extended happy hour from 5-8pm on all beers and Mojitos

April 15, 2014 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Lusophone Film Festival: Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World, Mar. 29 2014 @ Goethe Institute.

Film Festival
Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World. Featured films from Brazil, Portugal and Mozambique.

Date: March 29, 2014
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: 6-8.30 pm
Entry: Free

Films to be Screened
- Isle of Flowers (Ilha das Flores) by Jorge Furtado (Brazil, 1989, 13min)
- North Atlantic by Bernardo Nascimento (Portugal, 2010, 15min)
- Virgin Margarida (Virgem Margarida) by Licinio Azevedo (Mozambique, 2012, 90min).

Posters, trailers and synopses for each film are posted at the Film Festival Facebook page

March 20, 2014 at 6:09 pm 2 comments

St.Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebrations, Mar. 14-17 2014 @ Brew Bistro and Lounge

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St.Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebrations;

Dates: March 14-17 2014
Venue: Brew Bistro and Lounge

March 12, 2014 at 5:42 pm 2 comments

Out of Town: St. Patrick Celebration With Sláinte (Hoot’nanny), Mar. 15-16 2014 @ Forty Thieves Beach Bar

St Patricks in Mombasa
FORTY THIEVES BEACH BAR invites you to ST PATRICK CELEBRATION this Saturday with SLÁINTE (Hoot’nanny-> John Dawson, Michael Craig, Hugo De Groot & Bob Sinclair) East Africa’s favourite Irish Band

Evening gig starts at 6PM before 6 Nations’ match France – Ireland
Entry: Kshs 500/= per person

They’ll play again Sunday at lunch time – FREE ENTRANCE

Don’t miss! Come all come green!

March 11, 2014 at 9:35 am 1 comment

Windsor Cultural Weekend – African Night, Mar. 7-9 2014 @ Windsor Golf & Country Club

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Dates: March 7-9, 2014
Venue: Windsor Golf & Country Club

Entertainment by Juma Tutu & the Band

February 27, 2014 at 8:38 am Leave a comment

Having Fun Fighting Cancer Festival 2014, Mar. 1-2 2014 @ Harlequins Grounds

Eddahs Hope
Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation would like to cordially invite you for having Fun Fighting Cancer Festival on the 1st and 2nd of March 2014 at Kenya Harlequins Grounds
Tickets: 1 day Kshs 1000 and 2 days Kshs 1500
Time: Daily from 11 am to 5 pm

February 26, 2014 at 5:53 pm Leave a comment

Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2014 feat Richard Bona, Feb. 23 2014 @ Ngong Race Course

Safaricom International Jazz
Date: February 23, 2014
Venue: Ngong Race Course
Time: 12 pm for 2 pm
Tickets: Students Kshs 300, Regular Kshs 1000 & VIP Kshs 2500

Performances by: Richard Bona, The Nile Project, Rhythm Junks – Belgium, Yuval Cohen – Israel, Aaron Rimbui, Chris Bittok, Eddie Grey, Jacob Asiyo and Kavutha Mwanzia

Proceeds from this concert will go to the purchase of music instruments for the Ghetto Classics Music Programme.

February 12, 2014 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Sauti za Busara Music Festival, Feb. 13-16 2014 @ Stone Town – Zanzibar

Sauti za Busara
Dates: February 13-16, 2014
Venue: Stone Town, Zanzibar

Find more info at www.busaramusic.org

February 6, 2014 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Sauti Za Busara Music Festival, Feb. 13-16 2014 @ Stone Town – Zanzibar

Sauti za Busara
Dates: February 13-16, 2014
Venue: Stone Town, Zanzibar

Find more info here

January 11, 2014 at 6:54 pm Leave a comment

Outdoor Event: Tusker Air Show Festival 2013, Dec 20-21 2013 @ Wilson Airport

Tusker Air Festival
Dates: December 20-21, 2013
Venue: Wilson Airport, Langata Road
Tickets: Adults – Kshs 1000 daily ticket and Kids under 12 – Kshs 500

Parking available at Uhuru Gardens

Building on a rich tradition from Kenya’s first air show in Kitale in 1956, through the Caltex Air Shows of the mid 1990’s, to the largest public show in 2002 with more than fifteen thousand spectators; the 2013 Kenya Air Show Festival will be an impressive showcase of achievement by our aviators and aviation industry over the last fifty years.

Soaking up the festival atmosphere, the Air Show promises the anticipated more than twenty thousand spectators a memorable experience, with sensational performances from The Kenyan Air Force, helicopters, skydivers and a raft of private and commercial pilots.

The Air Show Festival Village will include static aircraft and custom car displays, a children’s games area, exhibitions, a food court and fun, entertainment and culture for the whole family For many Kenyans the Air Show is fondly remembered as Kenya’s most exciting spectacle and greatest family outing. This year’s Kenya Air Show Festival promises to be the most spectacular yet.

The show will provide spectators with a unique and unforgettable experience bringing exhilaration and joy to a new generation of Kenyans

For more info. visit http://kenyaairshowfestival.com/

December 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm 1 comment

Sawa Sawa Festival 2013: Kenya at 50, Dec. 21 2013 @ Arboretum

Sawa Sawa
Date: December 21, 2013
Venue: Arboretum
Time: 12-6 pm
Entry: Free

December 17, 2013 at 10:21 am 2 comments

[Postponed] Tusker Air Show Festival – 2013, Dec 14-15 2013 @ Wilson Airport

Air Show
Update —> Postponed to to the weekend of December 21st-22nd due to poor weather

Dates: December 14-15, 2013
Venue: Wilson Airport, Langata Road
Tickets: Adults – Kshs 1500 daily ticket and Kids under 12 – Kshs 500

Parking available at Uhuru Gardens

Building on a rich tradition from Kenya’s first air show in Kitale in 1956, through the Caltex Air Shows of the mid 1990’s, to the largest public show in 2002 with more than fifteen thousand spectators; the 2013 Kenya Air Show Festival will be an impressive showcase of achievement by our aviators and aviation industry over the last fifty years.

Soaking up the festival atmosphere, the Air Show promises the anticipated more than twenty thousand spectators a memorable experience, with sensational performances from The Kenyan Air Force, helicopters, skydivers and a raft of private and commercial pilots.

The Air Show Festival Village will include static aircraft and custom car displays, a children’s games area, exhibitions, a food court and fun, entertainment and culture for the whole family For many Kenyans the Air Show is fondly remembered as Kenya’s most exciting spectacle and greatest family outing. This year’s Kenya Air Show Festival promises to be the most spectacular yet.

The show will provide spectators with a unique and unforgettable experience bringing exhilaration and joy to a new generation of Kenyans.
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For more info. visit http://kenyaairshowfestival.com/

December 10, 2013 at 12:56 pm 1 comment

10th Annual Kenya Music Week, Dec. 12-15 2013 @ Sarit Centre Expo Hall – Westlands

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Dates: December 12-15, 2013
Venue: Sarit Centre Expo Hall, Westlands
Time: 12-8 pm Daily
Entry: Free

Line Up: Daily performances [6-8pm], Panel Discussions, Open Mic [for new talent], Album Launch of The Kenya Boys Choir among many other events

More info. here http://www.kenyamusicweek.com/

December 10, 2013 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Rock Fest 2013, Dec. 7 2013 @ Club Iconic

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Nairobi Rock Fest 2013, Kenya’s Biggest Rock & Alternative Music Cruise is on at Club Ichonic, Ngong Racecourse headlined by South African “swinecore” band Boargazm. More info: http://www.therumblekenya.com/

Band Line up: Boargazm ( South Africa), Moment of Silence , Murfy’s fLaw, Koinange Street Avengers, The Claymore Project & 2 more bands announcement

Dj Line up: DJ UV, Dj Kumi, Dj Gordo “the rock guru”, Dj Hue & Dj Knord

BOARGAZM BIO

Boargazm is an alternative rock/ thrash metal band hailing from Pretoria, South Africa. The band was founded by multi-instrumentalist Heine Van Der Walt and his brother Chris. The band has 11 interchangeable members, they rehearse via dropbox. There are four permanent musicians in the band line up and are all full-time artists, playing in many different acts across many different genres include jazz and blues.

The band has produced music and toured together since 2007, gigged hundreds of times, toured thousands of hours and played all major festivals across the Southern Africa, and in Americas.

Their full-length debut album, The Aporkalypse, is a science-fiction concept piece. Their debut album, ‘The Aporkalypse’ was released in 2011, and shortly after their music video ‘Lust’ made waves on the South Africa music scene for its portrayal of the human race and it’s lust for meat. The band went on to play at many great shows and festivals, including an opening slot for Fleshgod Apocalypse, STRAB, Oppikoppi, Emalyth Arts Expo and extensive tour of South America in 2013. Their second album, Tribute, pays homage to all their previous ventures and experiences. They are currently working on their third album, and performing live across the globe.

December 6, 2013 at 10:49 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Festival, Dec. 6-8 2013 @ Masai Mara

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Dates: December 6-8, 2013
Venue: Fig Tree Camp, Masai Mara

November 29, 2013 at 10:07 am Leave a comment

Live Music: Live at the elephant feat. Makadem & the Beathogs, Nov. 29 2013 @ the Elephant

Elephant Gig
Live at the Elephant this Friday, November 29, 2013 at 8 pm

Makadem brings his rock star performances in the garden of the studio of Eric Wainaina plus the Beathogs will be there to present their famous funk soul shows

Tickets: Kshs 1000

November 27, 2013 at 11:22 am Leave a comment

Party: Sepetuka Music Festival, Nov. 30 2013 @ Carnivore

Sepetuka
Date: November 30, 2013
Venue: Carnivore
Time: 4 pm till dawn
Tickets: Kshs 1000

DJ Acts: DJ Envy, Semtex, Robbo Ranx, Seani B, Silverstar DJs, Heavy K and ZJ Chrome

http://www.sepetuka.co.ke/

November 26, 2013 at 10:26 am 1 comment

Tandawazi 2013: Urban Expressions, Nov. 30 2013 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium

Tandawazi 2013

November 26, 2013 at 9:58 am Leave a comment

Blankets & Wine: The End Year Edition, Dec. 1 2013 @ Carnivore Gardens

B & W
Date: December 1, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Time: 1-7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 2500 at the Gate

Performances by: Hart the Band, Harry Kimani, Makadem & Eric Wainaina

After party at Carnivore Simba Saloon

November 25, 2013 at 8:22 am 1 comment

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