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Party: Motown in Nairobi Celebrating Kenya at 50, Dec. 11 2013 @ Wanderjoy Grounds – Kiambu Road

Motown in Nairobi
Date: December 11, 2013
Venue: Wanderjoy Grounds – Kiambu Road
Time: 8 pm onwards
Tickets: Kshs 2000

There will be a special set by Eddie Grey to celebrate 50 years of Kenyan music.

December 11, 2013 at 9:18 am Leave a comment

The Moipei Quartet: Kenya’s Musical Angels celebrating Kenya at 50, Dec. 13 2013 @ Forty Thieves

the Moipei Quartet
Date: December 13, 2013
Venue: Forty Thieves, Mombasa
Time: 6.30 pm

Mary, Marta and Magdalene and their younger sister Seraphine form the all girl classical music group: ‘The Moipei Quartet’.

Although still teenagers, they have already been singing for over a decade, performing on National and International frontiers.

They play various musical instruments including: Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Flute and Piccolo. Through their music they continue to advocate for social issues including highlighting the plight of girls in the Maasai community and Africa at large.

Concert starts at 6.30PM – KES 500 followed by a 3 course dinner on the beach at KES 2,000 – please reserve in advance directly with Tracy 0720 843 585 tracy@alibarbours.co

December 10, 2013 at 12:39 pm 1 comment

Exhibition: FREEDOM – 6 artists celebrate artistic freedom with Kenya at 50, Dec. 8 2013 – Jan. 31 2014 @ Nairobi National Museum

Dates: December 8, 2013 – January 31, 2014
Venue: Ecology Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: Daily 8.30am to 5.30pm
Normal rates apply

Exhibiting Artists: El Tayeb Dawelbait, Camille Wekesa, Sane Wadu, Justus Kyalo, Chelenge Van Rampelberg, Peterson Kamwathi

Freedom
In celebration of Kenya at 50 years, six artists explore what freedom means to them both as artists as well as Kenyans in an economically emerging continent. The artists express the concept of freedom using a multitude of media with minimal constraints or parameters producing a body of work that provokes us to think of what freedom means to us as Kenyans 50 years after Independence.

December 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Mashujaa Day Concert/Party: Renato Xtrova Live feat Sarabi, Oct. 20 2013 @ Tree House

Electrafrique
Electrafrique Proudly presents Renato Xtrova Live @ Electafrique also featuring Sarabi Live in Concert

Date: Sunday 20th October 2013
Venue: Tree House, Nairobi
Time: 7pm – 5am
Tickets: Kshs. 1000
Age: +21 (proof of age required)

Hosted By: Dj Cortega,Electrique Djs & the Beat Parade Band
MC: Coco Rasta Ngori

Sarabi will be performing Live from 8pm, paying tribute to Kenya’s Mashujaa’s including the Westage Heroes.

RENATO XTROVA PROFILE
Costa, Renato best known as Xtrova was born in Luanda, Angola, and early age showed interest in the world of DJs and musical production inspired by the bests national and international djs that marked the end of his 90s and early 2000. In 2003, he discovered his passion for house music. Renato Xtrova has since done many collaborations, productions and remixes and when it comes to House Music in Africa Renato Xtrova is a name to keep in mind, because without doubt this young man is a great promise in the world of electronic music specifically in the House Music.

SARABI PROFILE
SARABI was formed in 2005 and has in the recent years proved to be one of the most promising Afro Fusion Band in Kenya. The group is made up of 8 young Men hailing from the Eastlands Slums of Nairobi. All the members started playing music at an early age of 11 yrs and have over the years worked together to create one of the most solid bands in the Kenyan Music Scene.
Their music, made up of heavy traditional Kenyan Rythms, Benga and a blend of Western sounds has proved to be the missing link in the Afro-fusion Genre of Music. A feature on Drum Magazine in Oct 2007 declared the Band as the next force in Kenyan music.

Electrafrique is premier concert series bringing together a worldwide network of artistes fusing elements of African music with Electronic Music. Pioneered by Swiss international Dj Cortega, and championed by such brand ambassadors as Electrique Djs & The Beat Parade Band from Kenya, Electrafrique is an obsession with the magical rhythm element in African Music in fusion with contemporary urban/futuristic electronic beats culminating in a sound that identifies solidly as African and resonates with people from all corners of the world.

Music Policy
AFRO HOUSE | DEEP HOUSE | SOULFUL HOUSE | TRIBAL HOUSE | AFRICAN SOUL | COUPE DE CALLE | KUDURO

Media Policy
All photography or other forms of media coverage such as video recording or interviews are restricted to the official Electrafrique Media Team.

Electrafrique & Tree House reserves the right to deny entry to anyone in violation of these rights.

October 15, 2013 at 6:49 pm 3 comments

Sarova Panafric Celebrates Kenya at 50, Oct. 1-31 2013 @ Flame Tree Restaurant – Sarova Panafric

Sarova 50
Dates: October 2013
Venue: Flame Tree Restaurant, Sarova Panafric
Contacts: 0722 200 945/6 or Panafric@sarovahotels.com

Some of the things to expect: Exhibition by Kenyan artists that you would not normally see hanging on Sarova Hotel walls [the likes of Michael Soi’s Work, Patrick Mukabi Pieces, Tom Mboya and Ian Weswa] and my favourite Staff dressed in colonial attire [Colonial British administration Khaki shorts…]

October 14, 2013 at 8:09 am Leave a comment


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