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Celebrate the International Jazz Day with Manu Dibango & Soul Makossa Gang (Cameroon) with Kenyan Great Jazz Acts, May 1 2018 @ Carnivore Grounds

Manu Dibango | Image: Courtesy

Date: May 1, 2018
Venue: Carnivore Grounds, Langata
Time: Gates Open at 11 am | Show 12 noon
Tickets: KES 2,000/-

Kenyan Great Jazz Acts: James Gogo and Gogosimo Band, Eddie Grey, Nairobi Horns Project with Africa Plus, Edward Parseen & the Different Faces Band, Swahili Jazz Band, Chris Bittok, Jacob and Kavutha Asiyo, Limericks, Mambo Tribe, Shamsi Music and Ghetto Classics

Visiting Jazz Act: Manu Dibango & Soul Makossa Gang – Cameroon


April 25, 2018 at 1:02 pm Leave a comment

Jazz Attitude 2.5 with Guinean Kora Master Sekou Kouyate ft. Shamsi Music, Tetu Shani & Yellow Light Machine, Aug. 27 2017 @ the Alchemist Bar

SEKOU KOUYATE | Photo: Carolina Vallejo

Date: August 27, 2017
Venue: the Alchemist Bar – Westlands
Time: 3-9 pm
Tickets: KES 1000, Advance: KES 500 (Available only till Tuesday on

JAZZ ATTITUDE is Nairobi’s newest Premier Jazz Series that features stellar performances by incredible Kenyan Live acts in a Jazz themed setting suitable for the whole family.

In this Special Edition “2.5” we are proud to present our first International act, Legendary Kora innovator and Virtuoso SEKOU “KORA” KOUYATE. The Guinean Kora master has been dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Kora by several elite music magazines and reviewers. He’s won several awards for his Albums including the Gold Medal at the Global music awards. He is also part of the renowned West African band “Ba Cissoko” that has toured the world extensively.

“Sekou ěs sound, mode of playing and the invention of the electric kora, has inspired a whole new generation of kora players. Today, Sekou Kouyate is considered among the world’s finest kora players.”

His band is Joined by three Incredible Kenyan bands. The dynamic and afro fused Jazz sounds of Shamsi Music, the ever green modern pop fusion of Tetu Shani and a debut performance by one of the most Viby sounds in Nairobi today, Yellow Light Machine.

These amazing musicians will take over the band stand from 3pm till 9pm in what will surely be a thrilling Sunday event.

August 21, 2017 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Machakos Jazz Sessions, Jun. 11 2017 @ Ubunifu Hub – Machakos

Date: June 11, 2017
Venue: Ubunifu Hub, Machakos
Time: from 2 pm

June 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live w/ Eddie Grey, Mar. 30 2017 @ J’s – Westlands

Date: March 30, 2017
Venue: J’s, Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

March 24, 2017 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

NYE Party: Kilifi New Year 2016/17, Dec. 31 2016 – Jan. 2 2017 @ Distant Relatives Eco-lodge & Backpackers – Kilifi

Kilifi NYE line-up

Kilifi NYE line-up

Date and Time: 31st December 2016 at 16:00 to 2nd January 2017 at 6:00
Venue: Distant Relatives Eco-lodge & Backpackers, Kilifi
Admission Costs: KES 6000 (inclusive of camping – bring your camping gear!)
Contact Information For Ticket Bookings: 0715660111 |

Kilifi New Year’s line-up includes the best of Kenyan and international DJs and electronic acts: Bengatronics, Seth Schwarz, Be Svendsen, Electrafrique Band, Umojah Sound System, DJ Cortega, Luke Redford, Umoja, Gregg Tendwa, Eddie Grey, Makadem, Dread Steppa, Lucky Birdi, Enchan, Chucky, Pete Rowbots, and Max Melesi

Kilifi New Year is preparing for the third edition of the festival this year, promising a bigger, better and bolder show than ever before. The highlights of a line-up that brings together artists from Kenya, Senegal, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands and the UK include Kenya’s own Bengatronics, the return of Seth Schwarz with his unique electric violin combo, an Electrafrique Band reunion, a visit from the legendary Be Svendsen and a broad mix of Kenya’s finest electronic performers.

December 20, 2016 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

Cool Waters Roots & Jazz Festival w/ Frank Biyong (Cameroon), Eddie Grey & Achieng Abura, Sept. 24 2016 @ the Elephant

Date: September 24, 2016
Venue: the Elephant, # 3 Kanjata Road – Off James Gichuru Road
Time: from 3 pm
Tickets: KES 3,000 at the Gate and KES 2,000 advance

Frank Biyong (Cameroon), Eddie Grey, Achieng Abura & Teto Tutuma (all from Kenya)

September 19, 2016 at 5:54 pm Leave a comment

Cool Waters Jazz & Roots Festival ft. Kabo Leburu (Botswana), Keziah Jones (Nigeria), Franck Biyong (Cameroon) et al, Sept. 22-24 2016 @ Choices, Treehouse & the Elephant

Dates: September 22-24, 2016
Venues: Choices, Treehouse & the Elephant
Time: Thursday – 8 pm, Friday – 8 pm and Saturday – 3 pm
Tickets: Thursday – free, Friday – 3,500 at the gate & 2,500 advance and Saturday – 3,000 at the gate & 2,000 advance

Performances by: Kabo Leburu (Botswana), Keziah Jones (Nigeria), Franck Biyong (Cameroon), Maia Von Lekow (Kenya), Eddie Grey (Kenya), Achieng Abura (Kenya) and Teto Tutuma (Kenya)

September 15, 2016 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment

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