Posts filed under ‘concerts’

Safaricom Jazz Festival: Celebrating 5 Years with BWB, Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown et al, Feb. 25 2018 @ Kasarani Stadium


Date: February 25, 2018
Venue: Training Grounds, Kasarani Stadium
Time: from 10 am (Gates Open), and Performances – 12 noon
Tickets: Adults KES 2,000/-, and Students (with ID) KES 500/-

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Country Music: Jeans and Boots ft. Sir Elvis and hosted by Jeff Koinange, Feb. 24 2018 @ MO-Lito Farm – Off Limuru Road


Date: February 24, 2018
Venue: MO-Lito Farm, Off Limuru Road
Time: from 9 am
Tickets: Adults KES 1,500/- and Kids – above 12 Years KES 1,000/- & Below 12 Years KES 300/-

Directions

Food and drinks from outside, allowed!

February 22, 2018 at 12:01 pm Leave a comment

Art in the Park, Feb. 24 2018 @ Dream Kona – Uhuru Park


Date: February 24, 2018
Venue: Dream Kona, Uhuru Park
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Entry: Free

February 16, 2018 at 8:39 am Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Giovanni Kiyingi & Eka Band, Feb. 22 2018 @ J’s – Westlands


Date: February 22, 2018
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

February 16, 2018 at 8:38 am Leave a comment

Bengatronics (DJ Gregg Tendwa) ft. Wakuu (Makadem & Kasiva Mutua), Feb.19 2018 @ Alliance Française


Date: February 19, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: from 7 pm
Entry: Free

About
Benga is undoubtedly Kenyan’s original dance music. Bengatronics, coined by sound producer/DJ Gregg Tendwa, can be a sound, a vibe or a movement. It is essentially a cocktail of folk, dance, electronic and experimental fusion from East Africa. Borrowing heavily from authentic benga styles, it introduces digital influences such as real-time remixing, sampling, and improvisation of arrangements in a live performance setting.

After performances at the Kilifi New Year Festival, the Bengatronics collective showcase some of the heavyweights of Kenyan music scene (the Wakuu) with Makadem, the nyatiti wielding ohanglaman and Kasiva Mutua, the globe-trotting percussionist.

February 16, 2018 at 8:37 am Leave a comment

Piano Recital: by World Class Pianist – Simon Ghraichy, Feb. 16 2018 @ Alliance Française


Date: February 16, 2018
Venue: the Alliance Française Nairobi
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 2000/-

About
From performances at some of the world’s iconic classical music venues: Carnegie Hall (New York), Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Royal Opera House Versailles (Paris), Berliner Philharmonic (Germany) to the Alliance Française Nairobi.

Don’t miss this unique piano recital by an incredibly talented French pianist of Lebanese and Mexican origins. Perfectly at ease performing Liszt, Schumann, De Falla, Lecuona or Debussy, Simon eloquently introduces Afro-Cuban Latin influences to the classical repertoire with brilliant flair and charisma that is defined by his multicultural heritage.

February 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Ubantu ft. Afrikan Roots (South Africa), Jack Rooster, Sesi, Suraj et al. Feb. 17 2018 @ the Alchemist Bar – Westlands


Ubantu & Mwanaume Ni Effort present UBANTU

Date: Saturday, 17th February 2018
Venue: The Alchemist Bar
Time: 8 pm – 6 am
Tickets: Advance – Kshs.700, available here and gate tickets – Kshs. 1000

Featuring:
* * Afrikan Roots (Real Afrikan Roots) – South Africa
* Jack Rooster
* Sesi (Noise On Demand)
* SURAJ
* EUGGY
* SOLVATION
* DJ Somi
* Knord
* Monroe Marcus

Age: +21

About
Ubantu celebrates the cultural, artistic & historical legacies of the African people. On Saturday, 17th February 2018 at the Alchemist Bar, we welcome for the first time in Kenya, South Africa’s most dynamic house music group, Afrikan Roots together with Kenya’s celebrated house music djs…Jack Rooster, Noise on Demand, Suraj, Euggy, Solvation, DJ Somi, Knord & Monroe Marcus.

Afrikan Roots comprises of Kenneth Mayemula (Nyekx), Katlego Mabasa (DJ Maspila), Musa Mmotsa (DJ Mosco) and Mercedes Boshego. The talented four have let go of the past obstacles and are moving forward in a way many of their peers will admire. They are creating hit after hit and are gaining so much popularity. They recently released two albums: On the 8th Day (2016) and Bang the Drums (2017).

February 14, 2018 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

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