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The Nile Project is an exceptional cross-cultural collaboration, its members hailing from all along the great river that connects eleven countries and over 400 million people, from its sources beyond Lake Victoria to its delta in Egypt. Through its innovative musical process that allows its artists to leverage each other’s strengths, the project unearths unique sound representative of the Nile watershed as a whole.
Musicians include: Claude Ciza (Burundi), Ahmed Omar (Eritrea), Endalekachew Niguse, Roza Kifle,Dawit Seyoum Estifanos (Ethiopia), Mohamed Kamal, Adel Mekha, Saleeb Lowza, Nader El Shaer (Egypt), Rapasa Nyatrapasa, Kasiva Mutua (Kenya), Asia Madani (Sudan) and Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania).
Safaricom Jazz Festival Ft. Branford Marsalis, Feb. 21 2016 @ Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani
Performing Artists: Branford Marsalis, Jef Neve Trio, Afrosync, Maya Belsitzman & Matan Ephrat, Sons of Kemet, Edward Perseen & the Different Faces Band, Kunle Ayo and Siya Makuzeni
This Valentine’s Day Eve (Feb 13th 2016), Sauti Sol will kick off Kenya’s biggest traveling music tour starting off with the Live and Die in Afrika Album Launch, Nairobi. The tour’s first concert will be held in Nairobi’s Ngong’ Racecourse on Saturday February 13th. This will be Sauti Sol’s first public concert revealing the live performances of all the 15 songs in the album: Live and Die in Afrika. Alongside Sauti Sol’s 8-man band and a set of dancers and other acts, expect a world-class show and a Valentine’s Day to remember.
“It feels like we have been preparing for this momentous concert all our career! We can’t wait for Kenya and all our fans to see us launch the album Live and Die in Afrika in what will be the best concert Kenya has seen yet! We are here to give great music, a world-class show, support local talent as you will see by the list of professionals who are part of this concert that will kick off our countrywide tour. We have been hiding in serious full-day rehearsals for moths, it’s time to show the world what we got,” says Sauti Sol’s official statement.
Kenya’s illest hype man DNG will be the Mcee of the album launch event. From amazing stage set up, DJs, surprises, choreography to electric performances and opening acts; this is the ultimate Valentine’s plot for all lovers, friends and Sauti Sol fans.
Catch daily updates on the #LiveandDieinAfrika Concert and #ValentineswithSautiSol event on the new KISS 100 and NTV Kenya.
Sarabi Band will be performing before the premiere of their music is our weapon documentary. DJ set by Suraj.