In Pictures: Kool & The Gang at Blankets and Wine

Kool & The Gang performed live in Nairobi on Sunday at Blankets and Wine to hundreds in attendance at KICC.

The two-time Grammy Award winners are on a three-city tour covering Mozambique, Uganda and Kenya. Kool & The Gang brought their unique blend of jazz, soul and funk that has influenced the music of generations to Nairobi to celebrate the good times.

It was a trip through memory lane for many as the audience was warmed up by DJ D-lite and the Beathogs with Eric Wainaina and Denise Gordon.

Kool & The Gang jumped on stage with the enthusiasm and energy of performers half, dare I say a quarter, of their age. Accompanied by a full band, they played beloved hits such as Celebration, Cherish, Fresh, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness, Get Down On It, and Ladies Night.

They also performed new single, Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours), a jam Rolling stone Magazine hails as A modernization of Ronald and Robert “Kool” Bell and company’s unmistakable sound, right down to the dance floor-tailored bass grooves and the perfectly timed horns.

Peep pictures from the night.

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