Posts filed under ‘concerts’

Thursday Nite Live ft. Leo Mkanyia, Aug. 23 2018 @ J’s – Westlands

Date: August 23, 2018
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge


August 17, 2018 at 1:47 pm Leave a comment

Showcase Wednesday ft. Leo Mkanyia & the Swahili Blues Band, Aug. 22 2018 @ Alliance Française Gardens

Date: August 22, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: from 7 pm
Entry: Free

This Showcase Wednesday features Leo and the Swahili Blues band who bridge the gap between old and new. Their songs tell stories of history and culture, politics, migration, inequality and love. They are throwbacks to the 70s and 80s with classic Tanzanian ‘zilipendwa dansi’ sounds mixed with contemporary twist, blues and afrobeat.

August 15, 2018 at 12:42 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Octopizzo, Aug. 16 2018 @ J’s – Westlands

Date: August 16, 2018
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

August 10, 2018 at 11:39 am Leave a comment

Out of Town/Band Afternoon: with Twin Stars Jazz Band, Aug. 12 2018 @ Forty Thieves Beach Bar – Diani

Relax & enjoy Twin Star jazz band live afternoon session from 2.00pm at the one & only barefoot beach bar in Diani.

Dates: August 12, 2018
Venue: Forty Thieves Beach Bar, Diani

August 10, 2018 at 11:36 am Leave a comment

Concert: Maxi Priest Live in Nairobi, Aug. 12 2018 @ Ngong Racecourse Waterfront

Date: August 12, 2018
Venue: Ngong Racecourse Waterfront
Time: from 12 Noon – 7 pm
Tickets: Family Pass (2 Adults) KES 2,500/-

August 9, 2018 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Sage, Aug. 9 2018 @ J’s – Westlands

Date: August 9, 2018
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

August 2, 2018 at 2:53 pm Leave a comment

Concert: The SOIL (from South Africa) Live in Nairobi, Aug. 4 2018 @ J’s – Westlands

Date: August 4, 2018
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: Doors Open at 8 pm, Concert at 9 pm
Tickets: Door KES 2,000/- and Advance KES 1,500/-

Soweto born members of The Soil met in high school during music sessions as members of a group then known as Particles of the Soil. As years passed many members departed due to other engagements. Its was 2010, that the two brothers Luphindo and Nzinga Ngxanga vocalist Buhle Mda decided to record their first self titled album as a trio. By 2011 their album had gone platinum in South Africa. Their second album Nostalgic Moments was released digitally on iTunes on 15 September 2014. The album includes guest appearances by the Grammy award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo and multiple award-winning rapper Khuli Chana. This album also went platinum.

Previous appearances –
2016 Dec – Performed at The Sacred Festival in India
2016 June – Performed at Sakifo International Festival, Reunion Island
2016 February – Performed at Womad Festival, Santiago, Chile
2015 July – Performed at Womad Festival, UK
2015: June – BET awards 2015 nominee for Best International Act – Africa

July 30, 2018 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

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