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Tickets are available at www.goodtimesafrica.com
Two-time Grammy Award winners, Kool & the Gang will be performing live in Nairobi on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at KICC. They’ve sold over 70 million albums worldwide, have earned seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.
On a three-city tour covering Mozambique, Uganda and Kenya, Kool & The Gang bring their unique blend of jazz, soul and funk—that has influenced the music of three generations—to Nairobi to celebrate the good times.
Traveling with a full band, Kool & The Gang shall play beloved hits such as Celebration, Cherish, Fresh, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness, Get Down On It, and Ladies Night.
They’ll also perform new single, Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours), a jam Rolling stone Magazine hails as “[signifying] a modernization of Ronald and Robert “Kool” Bell and company’s unmistakable sound, right down to the dance floor-tailored bass grooves and the perfectly timed horns.”
Blankets & Wine is bringing Grammy-winning British singer, songwriter, producer and actress Estelle to perform in Nairobi as the headlining act at the festival’s July 10th edition. She’s dabbled in various genres including R&B, soul, reggae, grime and hip hop to produce global hits including “American Boy”, “Come on Over” and “Conqueror”.
Date: July 10, 2016
Venue: Ngong Racecourse Waterfront
Time: from 11 am
Tickets: KES 3,500 at the Gate
Estelle has collaborated with artists such as Kanye West, John Legend, will.i.am, David Guetta among others and appeared on hit TV series, Empire as well as voiced the cartoon character, Garnet in the animated series, Steven Universe.
Rounding out the musical performances are Blankets & Wine Founder and fierce femcee, Muthoni the Drummer Queen, the sultry Sage and soulful Jarel.
The July edition makes good on the promise of high-quality quarterly showcases by B&W—via new operating entity,GoodTimes Africa—following the successful Aloe Blacc Show in April with American soul sensation, Aloe Blacc.
Also happening at the festival are fashion pop-up stores by Embody Fashion, Bongosawa, Republi.ke, Adele Dejak and Sandstorm. Live sketches by Naddya, flower crowns by Maua Jua as well as the highly popular Silent Disco.
They’ll be great food—including brunch—by The Good Food Company, Kathy’s Kitchen, Harry’s Crepe’s, Uptown Grill and The Curragh.
The festival shall also be unveiling the B&W wine.
Blankets and wine + Amnesty International KE Present Artivism – End Forced Evictions, Nov. 2 2014 @ Carnivore Grounds
To commemorate 20 years of democracy and post-apartheid South Africa, Blankets & Wine in collaboration with the South African High Commission in Kenya present to you a special edition of Blankets & Wine on Sunday, 7th September 2014 dubbed Karibu Mzansi.
Date: September 7, 2014
Venue: at the Carnivore Gardens
Time: from 1pm – 10pm
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate
Celebrate this milestone with South Africa as you listen to funky tunes from: Vereso Andrew Wambua, Antoneosoul and Dela.
South African foods and wines will also be on sale
The headline artist for this event will be DJ Cleo of the smash hit single Facebook. DJ Cleo is brought to Blankets courtesy of the South African High Commission in Kenya.
Other events will be the DJ Stage with house guru Jack Rooster and the Caffe Mocha crew, Writer’s Stage curated by Kwani? And B&W Film Stage curated by PAWA 254.
Discover & Share : 54th Edition of Blankets & Wine feat. Fena & Wendy Kimani, Aug. 3 2014 @ Carnivore Gardens
This edition of Blankets & Wine will host a variety of fun filled, family-friendly activities as we Discover, Love and Share in the creative blend of music, literature, fashion, art and film.
Dates: August 3, 2014
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Time: 1-7 pm
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Door
Featured activities at this event will include;
Performances by: Cece Sagini, Mumala, Wendy Kimani and Fena
Kwani Trust STAGE
Join Kenya’s emerging authors, poets, thespians and musicians for a series of thematic performances, readings, discussions and literary exhibitions centered around writing and literature. Share and learn with other literary enthusiasts and experience the world of words live at the Kwani? stage at B&W 54. This month, the Kwani? stage will feature;
Kwani? Literary Salon: Emerging Voices
Kwani? Book Swap
Short Film Exhibition by PAWA 254
FA254: African Designers For Tomorrow
Made With Love
Chill out with the afro-house guru Jack Rooster for a live session of his radio show Caffe Mocha at B&W
Find more info here