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.
Concert: Muthurukishion – Strings of the East w/ Anyango & Dbass Ganun, Sept. 3 2016 @ the Alchemist – Westlands
Performance by: Anyango (Japan!) and Dbass Ganun (Tanzania)
On the decks: DJ Zabu & Mwalimu Gregg Mwendwa
Exhibition: Constellation and Sediment II -The Void by Peterson Kamwathi, Sept. 3-25 2016 @ One Off Contemporary
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.
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/
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.
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