Gigs Of The Week: Jamhuri Day Weekend Fun

The long Jamhuri Day weekend is finally here and as the December celebrations gain momentum, this week’s gigs wrap-up is packed to the max. Loads of amazing events to attend. Check them out below

Nairoberry Film Premiere

Nairoberry Film will be premiering at the Anga Cinema, Parklands on Friday 10th December from 8 pm. Directed by seasoned filmmaker Jeniffer Gatero, the film is about six university students who are on the run after stealing KES 37 million. The storyline is packed with twists and turns as the friendship and loyalty of these students are put to the test. Click here to watch the trailer. Tickets are available here.

Kalasha Awards 2021

The 11th edition of the Kalasha Awards will be taking place on Friday 10th December. The award will be recognizing exemplary Kenyans in the film industry. Organized by the Kenya Film Commission (KFC), a total of 30 categories are up for contest in this edition: 17 Film, 8 Television, and 5 special award categories. The ceremony will be streamed live at KTN Home from 7:30 pm to 9 pm.

Tis The Season 2021: A Very Kenyan Christmas

Sultry-voiced singer Atemi will spread the Christmas cheer at The Junction Mall Rooftop from Friday 10th December to Sunday 12th December. Atemi will be performing alongside Eric Wainaina and Wambura Mitaru among others. Both Friday and Saturday shows will run from 6 pm till 9 pm. The Sunday show, on the other hand, will have 2 segments: one will run from 2 pm to 4 pm and the other from 6 pm till 9 pm. Tickets are available here.

Gramps Morgan in Nairobi

Jamaican Reggae sensation Gramps Morgan will be live at the Moran Lounge along Kiambu Road on Saturday 11th December. This concert will be a celebration of the host’s (Dotty Family) 15th anniversary. Gates open from midday till late. Dial *229*91# or click here to secure your tickets.

Wine, Cheese and Agrofest.

Wine and cheese lovers will get an amazing treat at Sirwo Resort in Kitale on Saturday 11th December. Gates will open from midday till 11 pm. Tickets are available here.

Afro-Vasha Presents Ali Kiba

Lake Naivasha Resort will be hosting Tanzanian star Ali Kiba on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December. The Oya Oya hitmaker will be joined on stage by Kenyan stars Femi One, Arrow Bwoy, Maandy Kabaya, Willy Paul, and Otile Brown. Hosted by Papa Fred, gates will open from midday till late. To secure your ticket dial *229*89# or click here for a 1-day pass or here for the 2-day pass.

Afro-Jam Festival

Nigerian Afrobeat star Joeboy will be visiting Nairobi once again this weekend. The Sip hitmaker will be live at the Hub Karen on Saturday 11th December from 3 pm till late. Tickets are available here.

Afro-Vasha Presents Harmonize

Afro-Vasha’s day 2, Sunday 12th December, will be headlined by Tanzanian singer Harmonize AKA Konde Boy. The impressive lineup also features Nameless, Wahu, Bey T, H_art The Band, Ssaru, and Iyanii. Gates will open from midday till late. To secure your tickets dial *229*89# or click here for the 1-day pass or here for the 2-day pass.

Sol Fest

Sol Generation signees Nviiri the Storyteller and Bensoul and popular boy band Sauti Sol, will be headlining the Sol Fest on Sunday 12th December at The Carnivore. Set to take place from 4 pm till late, the stage will also be graced by Chris Kaiga, Wakadinali, Maandy, The Only Rosa, Femi One, DJ Exclusive, CNG The DJ, and DJ Dream just to mention a few. Unfortunately, the advance tickets are already sold and according to the organizers, there will be no gate tickets.

Pizza and Wine Festival presents NSG African Tour

British Hip Hop Group NSG will be live at the Waterfront Karen on Sunday 12th December from 8 pm till late. Hosted by Benvic, the show will also be graced by Barak Jacuzzi, Boutross Munene, and Kaneda. The dress code is athleisure. Tickets are available here.

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