20 Years of June Gachui – The Album Launch, Aug. 30 2016 @ Kenya National Theatre

June Gachui at 20
Date: August 30, 2016
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: from 7 pm
Tickets: KES 3500 regular and KES 5000 VIP

Seasoned singer and songwriter, June Gachui will be launching her debut album dubbed “Twenty Years” on 30th August at the newly refurbished Kenya National Theatre.

Get ready to attend the show of a lifetime soaking in all the Nyummy music you can as June Gachui takes to stage with her unrivalled passion, vocal prowess and stage charm.

Limited Tickets available online at http://www.junegachui.com/events/tickets/
Ksh.3,500 for regular ticket and Ksh.5,000 for VIP.
Gates open at 7pm.


August 23, 2016 at 11:49 am Leave a comment

Photography Exhibition: Save the Railway, Aug. 19 – Sept. 2 2016 @ Shifteye Gallery

Save the Railway
Dates: August 19 – September 2, 2016
Venue: Shifteye Gallery, Priory Place

Home – Save The Railway

August 10, 2016 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live Ft. Dempsey, Sept. 8 2016 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Dempsey Sept 8th
Date: September 8, 2016
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

August 30, 2016 at 4:28 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Muthurukishion – Strings of the East w/ Anyango & Dbass Ganun, Sept. 3 2016 @ the Alchemist – Westlands

Date: September 3, 2016
Venue: the Alchemist – Westlands
Time: 8 pm till late
Tickets: KES 1,000 at the Gate and KES 500 advance (MPESA till No. 981718)

Performance by: Anyango (Japan!) and Dbass Ganun (Tanzania)
On the decks: DJ Zabu & Mwalimu Gregg Mwendwa

August 29, 2016 at 11:28 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Constellation and Sediment II -The Void by Peterson Kamwathi, Sept. 3-25 2016 @ One Off Contemporary

Peterson at One Off
One Off is delighted to invite you to a Peterson Kamwathi exhibition on Saturday 3 September, titled ‘Constellation and Sediment II: The Void’.

Following an absence from the Kenyan solo exhibition scene of almost half a decade, Peterson needs little introduction: he is one of the leading practitioners in the region with work already hanging in the British Museum.

Private View: September 3, 2016
Venue: One Off Contemporary Gallery
Time: Noon – 5 pm

Until: September 25, 2016

One Off Gallery is enormously proud to be hosting this show.


August 27, 2016 at 5:27 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Aaron Rimbui, Sept. 1 2016 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Aaron Rimbui Sept 1st
Date: September 1, 2016
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

Aaron Rimbui is a jazz keyboardist, composer and performing artiste whose music is best described as colorful rhythmic melodies with African infusions served on a funky contemporary jazz platter. Aaron’s ear for music was spotted while still a toddler. Aaron started off his performance career in 2001 and has opened for leading artistes including Hugh Masekela, Kirk Franklin and Gerald Albright and worked as a band director with Tusker Project Fame. During this time he has performed with a host of artists including Emmanuel Jal, Lionel Loueke, Suzanne Owiyo, Eric Wainaina, Morris ‘Mo’ Pleasure, Maurice Kirya, Moussa Diallo among many others.

Together with Eric Wainaina, Aaron wrote and produced the theme song and music score for BBC’s Tinga Tinga Tales which ran on the Disney Channel. Aaron has performed in Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Uganda as well as the United States of America He has 2 albums to date: the first Keys of Life released December 2005 and his second, Alfajiri released June 2009. Aaron is one of the pivotal forces of the Jazz culture in Kenya playing a vital role in popularizing jazz music through the quarterly “All That Jazz” concert series and as a radio host on The Capital Jazz Club 98.4; http://www.aaronrimbui.com/

August 27, 2016 at 5:26 pm 1 comment

Kilimani Street Festival, Sept. 3 2016 @ Rose Avenue – Off Denis Pritt Road

Kilimani Street Festival FINAL
Date: September 3, 2016
Venue: Rose Avenue – Off Denis Pritt Road

August 27, 2016 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: The Other Side by Yusuf Ssali, Aug. 26 -Sept. 20 2016 @ National Museum

Connectivity,A/C, 120×150am

Connectivity,A/C, 120×150am

Dates: Until September 20, 2016
Venue: National Museum

About Yusuf Ssali
Ssali yusuf has lived and practiced art in Kampala and Nairobi since 2002. He was born in Kireka –Wakiso Buganda in Uganda East Africa. He holds a degree in Engineering and Technology/Industrial Art and design from Makerere University Uganda. He is now a full –time visual artist. Ssali was featured in the Brussels Evere cultural cover magazine 2007 for his distinctive painting technique. He has exhibited extensively both locally and internationally and has received several awards for his outstanding creativity.

August 27, 2016 at 5:09 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: What We Need; What We Are Doing – by Gemini Vaghela, Sept.3-30 2016 @ National Museum

 Image: Gemini Vaghela, Dry, A/C

Image: Gemini Vaghela, Dry, A/C

Dates: September 3-30, 2016
Venue: National Museum

This is an exhibition of new works by Gemini Vaghela. The cross-cutting theme is on nature conservation especially in relation to long term sustainability of resources

August 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm Leave a comment

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