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

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;

Yellow Light Machine
Karun Mungai

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

The Sky Over Berlin: African Designers For Tomorrow (
Made With Love


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

52nd Edition of Blankets & Wine, June 1 2014 @ the Carnivore

B&W June Poster
Date: June 1 2014
Venue: the Carnivore Gardens
Time: from 1 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1500 advance & Kshs 2000 on the Gate

PS: You may only carry a picnic & wine ONLY

May 23, 2014 at 1:12 pm Leave a comment

51st Edition of Blankets and Wine this Easter Sunday, Apr. 20 2014 @ the Carnivore Gardens

Easter Sunday
Date: April 20, 2014
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Time: from 1 pm
Limited tickets available on-line at Kshs 1500

You may carry a picnic and/or a bottle of wine ONLY

April 8, 2014 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

Blankets and Wine XLVIII, feat. Mercy Myra, Maia Von Lekow, Kui & Sage, Nov. 3 2013 @ Carnivore Gardens

B & W Nov
Date: November 3, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Tickets: Gate Kshs 2500
Time: 1-7 pm [after party at Simba Saloon]

Listen to Maia’s New Single – Jellyfish

October 29, 2013 at 9:37 am 1 comment

Blankets and Wine: feat Zakes Bantwini, Juma Tutu, Kagwe & Jason, Jul. 7 2013 @ Carnivore Grounds

B&W July 7 2013
Dates: July 7, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Grounds
Time: 1-9 pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000 at the Gate

Performances by: Zakes Bantwini, Juma Tutu, Kagwe Mungai & Jason Okumu

July 1, 2013 at 3:20 pm Leave a comment

Pre-Order your Food & Wine with Hello Food Kenya for Blankets & wine, Jun. 2 2013 @ Carnivore

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Visit to make your order!

May 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm Leave a comment

Blankets & Wine XLIV, Jun. 2 2013 @ Carnivore

Blankets and Wine Dela
Pack your picnic baskets, wine, blankets and join the 44th edition of Blankets & Wine. On stage at this edition of East Africa’s premier music festival will be the ambient Prisca Ajwang, the jaunty Dela, the undiluted Alsarah from Sudan and the phenomenal 2013 double South African Music Awards winner, Zahara from South Africa.

Date: June 2, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Grounds
Time: from 1 – 9pm
Tickets: Gate Kshs 2000, Advance Kshs 1500
Children between 5 to 12 years pay 500 Ksh. and free for children under 5

Fresh out of Sauti Academy’s magnificent music factory, Prisca makes her big stage debut as part of Blankets & Wine’s promise to deliver fresh talent every month.

Our 2nd act, US based Sudanese singer Alsarah promises a unique treat with her ethno-urban flavour.

On her second Blankets & Wine appearance since her 2010 debut, Dela returns with new material from her soon to be completed new album.

2013 double South Africa Music Award (SAMA) winner Zahara winds up our amazing lineup bringing on board her acclaimed sound and a slew of chart topping singles and platinum selling albums. Zahara’s highly anticipated performance will be a sure delight for young and old music lovers alike.

This edition will host the first ever Blankets & Wine Craft Fair with over a dozen Kenyan artists and designers showcasing and selling their locally made crafts at the event.

Blankets & Wine will also be commemorating the June 5th world Environment Day under the theme ‘Think.Eat.Save’ as part of Blankets & Wine’s ongoing ‘Up-Cycling’ project geared towards Reducing, Recycling and Reusing waste and environmental pollution.

May 21, 2013 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

Blankets and Wine XLI: feat. Mi Casa [SA] & Suzzana Owiyo, Feb. 3 2013 @ Carnivore Grounds

B&W Feb 3rd Poster
Date: February 3, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Grounds*
Time: 1-7 pm
Entry: Kshs 2000 at the Gate & Kshs 1500 advance

Lined up Artists: Mi Casa [SA], Suzzana Owiyo, Barbara Guantai & Naomi Wachira

*Carnivore Grounds is the new home of Blankets & Wine

January 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Blankets & Wine Uganda, Dec. 16 2012 @ Kyadondo Rugby Club

Blankets Uganda
Date: December 16, 2012
Venue: Kyadondo Rugby Club
Time: 1-7 pm
Tickets: Adults 35,000 & Children 10,000 Ugandan Shillings
Gate: 50000 Ugandan Shillings
Contacts: 0414 347 376 // 0791516806/0773212921

Performances by: Joe Sebunjo, Myko Auma & Liquideep

For more info visit this Facebook Page

December 10, 2012 at 10:16 am Leave a comment

CANCELLED: Blankets & Wine XXXX, Dec. 2 2012 @ Leisure Gardens – Mamba Village

December 2nd update: The event is cancelled due to heavy rain – tickets will be valid for upcoming events: Jan6th,Feb3rd or April7th.
Date: December 2, 2012
Venue: Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village
Time: 1-7 pm
Tickets: Advance Kshs 1,500 & gate Kshs 2,000 & children Kshs 500 (5-12 yrs)

Performances by: Madtraxx, Andrew & Afrology Band, Chizi and Makadem

November 26, 2012 at 11:39 am Leave a comment

Preview: Dwele at Blankets and Wine, Nov. 4 2012 @ Leisure Garden – Mamba Village

Date: November 4, 2012
Venue: Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village
Time: 1-7pm
Tickets: Gate Kshs 1500

October 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm Leave a comment

Blankets & Wine #38, Oct. 7 2012 @ Leisure Gardens Mamba Village

Date: October 7, 2012
Venue: Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village
Time: 1-7pm
Tickets: Gate Kshs 1,500 & Advance Kshs 1,300

Performances by: Juliani, Harry Kimani, Fena Gitu and Kombo

October 1, 2012 at 3:57 pm 2 comments

Blankets & Wine, Jun. 3 2012 @ Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village

Date: June 3, 2012
Venue: Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village
Time: 1-7pm
Tickets: Kshs 1500 gate, Kshs 1300 advance and Children under 5yrs Kshs 500

Performing artists: TKZee (SA), Queen Mashie (Zim), Meklit Hadero (Eth) and Monique Kabuye

May 22, 2012 at 1:31 pm Leave a comment

[postponed] Out of Town Special: Blankets & Wine, May 26 2012 @ National Museum & House of Culture Garden-Dar el Salaam (Tanzania)

This event has been  postponed – new date TBC
Date: May 26, 2012
Venue: National Museum and House of Culture Garden, Shaaban Roberts Street, Dar es Saalam
Time: 3-8pm
Tickets: 25, 000 Tsh

May 15, 2012 at 8:08 am Leave a comment

Blankets & Wine XXXI, Dec. 18 2011 @ Leisure Garden Mamba Village

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2011
Venue Leisure Garden Mamba Village
Time: 1-4pm
Advance tickets: ksh 1300, gate price ksh 1500, and children’s tickets ksh 500.

Limited advance Tickets will be available at Dormans outlets from 4pm on December 13th.
You can also buy them online via Pesapal:

For any questions/ feedback, do write to:

Line up: Sage, Neema, and Eric Wainaina, who has just lunched his latest album Love and Protest and the Afro house trail blasers Liquideep from South Africa. and

End the year in style, call your friends, Pack a picnic, your drink of choice, a Maasai shuka/ blanket/ kikoys/ chairs

December 8, 2011 at 3:57 pm Leave a comment

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