This weekend is action packed with various events in the line-up. Check out our collection of all the happening events:
Happening The Alchemist Bar on 22nd July the biggest show this month in Kenya with RED ACAPELLA- guest performances from Zikki Kenya Chemutai Sage Chiluba Arthur Poet Tear Drops Namatsi Lukoye DjNestary Daniel Onyango and Octave BAND
ADVANCE TICKETS AT 500BOB
2. SUITS AND MICS GOES BACK TO THE BASICS WITH EXCITING SWAHILI SESSIONS
Kenya’s premier hip hop and live performance event, Suits And Mics is back for its 7th Edition. This time round the theme is exciting.
Set for July 16 at the Michael Joseph Centre, the organisers have dubbed this edition Swahili Sessions.
“The music is unique and different, hard to find on radio and this edition promises nothing but fresh music and sounds,” said the brains behind Suits And Mics, rapper Jemedari.
He continued, “Suits And Mics seeks to showcase a higher level of music presentation and delivery, while providing a classy ambience for music lovers to mingle and enjoy the music on offer.”
Besides rapper Jemedari, this edition will be headlined by Halisi The Band, Jerry Ogallo and Fused The Band.
3. RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE EVENTS
If you love boxing, Mohammed Ali, this is THE event for you.
4. WOMEN IN MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
Women In Music Concert Series, an offshoot of the Women in Music Forum, is a platform that seeks to promote young women in performing arts by providing an avenue for them to showcase their stage performance skills via regular live-concert shows. Each concert series features three performers providing an acoustic performance of their music. The aim of the series is to lead to more collaboration between female acts in the industry, link upcoming female acts with established musicians for mentorship and encourage cross-genre musical collaborations between female musicians in order to propagate the values of unity, cooperation and solidarity in larger society.
The July 2016 concert will feature performances by Navalayo Nazzva, Sage and Sali Oyugi. Admission: 500 /= KSh
5. UP LIVE 5
The special 5th Anniversary edition of UP Nairobi’s annual birthday bash will be the biggest and baddest, yet. 5 DAYS TO GO and it’s all going LIVE! We are super excited to host all you cool, hip, funktastic Nairobians at UP Live 5. This next special offer is for the LADIES ONLY – ladies, buy 5 or more tickets and get a bottle of the new CITRON VODKA at the event for FREE!
6. THIS IS ME CONCERT
Uganda’s Jazz maestro Isaiah Katumwa to Jazz up Nairobi as he launches his East Africa tour dubbed “This Is Me” in the capital. The launch marks the beginning of his East African tour that will cover Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala and comes at a time when his music has topped a jazz music countdown for the past six weeks in California, USA.
“Smooth 97 The Oasis” is an internet Only Radio Station that plays the perfect blend of Smooth Jazz and some adult Contemporary Music. The self-taught saxophonist, who describes his album as ‘African, Smooth and Divine’ will kick off his tour with a performance at Daystar University where he will share his creative journey in compiling his tenth album which was endorsed by Grammy Award winner Kirk Whallum. The unplugged concert will allow student musicians an opportunity to perform with the jazz legend as well as connect with other jazz music students from various music schools in Nairobi.
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