Cool Events To Attend This Utamaduni Day Weekend

The weekend is here and the reason you are probably smiling at yourself is that this will be a long weekend courtesy of Utamaduni Day. As you plan to enjoy and relax, below are the hottest gigs in town to consider attending:

Amapiano Ya Vasha

Naivasha will be the proud host of Amapiano lovers this weekend for Amapiano Ya Vasha Park & Masquerade Piano Fest on 9th October. Set to take place at Lake Naivasha Resort, the event will be hosted by Joe Muchiri and PK’s Friends. Its impressive line-up will feature top Kenyan DJs Kronixx, Lisney, Perez, Protégé, K the DJ, Sparky Nderu, Armani, Bankslave and Mr Detail. Tickets are available here.

Tusker OktobaFest

Dubbed ‘A Festival Dekonstructed,’ Tusker OktobaFest 2021 edition will begin on 9th October. This month-long festival will be celebrating Kenyan beer in a special way through entertainment, drinks, food, and music. With over 70 bars and 150 artists set to perform the festival will commence in Nairobi at K1 Klubhouse, The Carnivore, Quiver, and Ibury Lounge. Follow Tusker’s social media pages and click here for more details.


The ‘That October Vybe’ edition of the Newjackswing will be taking place on 9th October at the Carnivore. Set to serve a one-of-a-kind 90’s music experience, its decks will be graced by DJ E, DJ Vani, DJ Gichboy, and DJ BEN. Tickets are available here. October Babies will get a special half-price discount.

Scenes In Africa

Lovers of wine and art are invited to the Scenes In Africa sip and paint event that is set to take place at The Kitisuru Manor on 9th October. Under the theme, ‘Black Is Africa’ the event will begin at 12pm. The entry fees are KES 2,000. To reserve your space call 0758798900.

Vasha Reggae Takeover

Reggae fans will also get a special treat at Naivasha on 10th October at the Vasha Reggae Takeover. With singer Wyre set to headline the concert, attendees will also be served with amazing Reggae music mixes from DJ Kym Nickdee, Ruffest DJ Moh, Dj Karres, and DJ Sam. All the action will be taking place at Savannah Park along Moi South Lake Road from 10 am. Click here to secure your tickets.

Dogtober Fest

The annual dog day out festival Dogtober Fest will be taking place at the Sagret Gardens on 10th October. Set to start at 10 am, the event will feature a dog showcase, amazing music, fun kiddie activities, and delicious food and drinks. Tickets are available here.

Amapiano Sunday

South African Amapiano stars Focalistic and DJ Obza will be live at the Winning Post in Ngong Race Course on 10th October. On the decks will be super Kenyan DJs Coco Em and Briizy in the show that will commence from midday. Tickets are available here.

Gondwana Ke

Afro House and Electronic music will be served hot at Gondwana Ke on 10th October at the Alchemist in Westlands. On stage will be South African DJ Shimza, who will wow attendees with his deck skills. Tickets are available here.

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