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Electrafrique Hosts Villagers Band for their Monthly Gig, Feb. 15 2014 @ Carnivore Restaurant

ELECTRAFRIQUE FEB 15TH CARNIVORE
Electrafrique, Kenya’s number one collective that performs afro-electronic music and quality Electronic Dance Music (EDM), is hosting The Villagers Band at Carnivore’s Simba Saloon for the second edition of its monthly party on the 15th of February 2014. This is following a successful January premiere in the series of parties by Electrafrique held at Carnivore every third Saturday of the month (2014).

The Villagers Band’s impression of afro-fusion renowned as begenge is heavily influenced by benga, mbalax and kwela among other genres. Come and witness the perfect blend between electro/futuristic music and authentic African sounds with rich instrumentation: from horns to traditional instruments like drums and percussion.

Electrafrique is a premier dance music show, which brings together a worldwide network of artists fusing elements of African music with electronic beats finding roots in African rhythms and musical traditions. It adds a contemporary urban/futuristic electronic twist to its groove culminating into an unforgettable experience and movement that resonates with people and dance floors in all corners of the world.

Tickets will be available at at the gate on Saturday: KES 500

February 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

Party: Electrafrique Nairobi Hosts Carlos Mena, Nov. 23 2013 @ Treehouse

Carlos Mena
Electrafrique Proudly Presents CARLOS MENA a.k.a CASAMENA LIVE AT ELECTRAFRIQUE

Date: November 23, 2013
Venue: Treehouse
Time: 9 pm – 5 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1, 000

Hosted By:
★ DJ Cortega
★ Electrique DJs &The Beat Parade Band
★ Mc: Coco D. Rasta Ngori

Sponsored By:
★Tribe Hotel

CARLOS MENA PROFILE
Carlos Mena is a music producer and DJ that has produced music for platinum selling artist Arrested Development, Tre Hardson (The Pharcyde), Osunlade’s Yoruba Records, Vega Records, Got Soul Records, and Atjazz Record Co, just to name a few. Carlos is also the founder and president of Ocha Records, and Ocha Mzansi a sub-label focused on the house music of South Africa. Artists that have releases and remixes on the label, include, Black Coffee, Culoe de Song, Black Motion, Mzee, Lulo Café, DJ Qness, Atjazz, Osunlade, Layabouts, Manoo, Deetron and Ezel.

His ability to bridge South African sounds and the international house scene has found him remixing major South African acts like Professor and Freshly Ground for official international release. His eclectic DJ sets continue to garner him the label of one of the hottest DJs on the U.S.A. circuit, playing at major house music events like Dance Ritual, Deep, S.A Miami Invasion and Libation.

Carlos Mena has been with SA’s biggest youth radio station YFM99.2 on their house show The Warehouse 99.2 for the past two years. The 2 hour show is hosted by Just Mo and Josi Chave. Carlos, also affectionately known as “King Casamena” in South Africa is on the program presenting an exclusive mix every last Friday of the month. Known for his consistent ability to break records on the wildly successful Casamena Radio Hour, he continues to do more of the same on his segment on YFM.

Carlos Mena has played a significant role in the growth of SA House music abroad through his label Ocha Records (N.Y), sub-label Ocha Mzansi (SA) and his own program. A DJ and producer of deep and soulful house, hip-hop and Latin music with over 25 years of experience, as well as being a priest within the Afro-Cuban spiritual tradition called Lukumi, Carlos Mena is poised to bring forth new fusions of genres while respecting and maintaining traditions.

Music Policy
AFRO HOUSE | DEEP HOUSE | SOULFUL HOUSE | TRIBAL HOUSE | AFRICAN SOUL | COUPE DECALE | KUDURO


Media Policy
All photography or other forms of media coverage such as video recording or interviews are restricted to the official Electrafrique Media Team.

Electrafrique & Tree House reserves the right to deny entry to anyone in violation of these rights.

November 19, 2013 at 5:24 pm Leave a comment

Party: Electrafrique Nairobi ft. Slum Drummers, Aug. 23 2013 @ Tree House

ELECTRAFRIQUE ft. Slum Drummers Aug 23
Once again, Electrafrique are delighted to welcome all our beloved friends & fans to another explosive edition of:

DATE: 23RD AUGUST 2013
VENUE: TREE HOUSE, NAIROBI
CHARGE: KSHS. 1000
AGE: Strictly +21 (Proof of age Required)

MC: Coco D. Rasta Ngori

Join the movement and witness the marriage between Native and Contemporary Instruments as the SLUM DRUMMERS and THE BEAT PARADE BAND injects The African Rhythm to the best of Afro, Deep, Soulful and Tribal House Tunes courtesy of DJ CORTEGA and ELECTRIQUE DJS.

SLUM DRUMMERS is a percussion group consisting of young drummers from the slums of Nairobi that builds drums, xylophones, and other musical instruments out of materials from dumpsites and metal scrap yards turning them into extraordinarily vibrant musical instruments.

It will be a night of non-stop dancing to thumping beats, rhythmic drums and the melodious Sax. The ELECTRAFRIQUE family, is a worldwide network of Artistes & Deejays fusing African and Electronic sounds.

Music Policy:
AFRO HOUSE | DEEP HOUSE | SOULFUL HOUSE | TRIBAL HOUSE | AFRICAN SOUL | COUPE DE CALLE | KUDURO

Media Policy:
All photography or other forms of media coverage such as video recording or interviews are restricted to the official Electrafrique Media Team.

Electrafrique & Tree House reserves the right to deny entry to anyone in violation of these rights.

August 19, 2013 at 4:54 pm 1 comment


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