Popular American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, Kurt Cobain once said that live music is the most primal form of energy release you can share with other people. While Kenyans love for live shows is undeniable, the COVID-19 pandemic last year forced many artists to explore the option of virtual live shows.
Through this, a lot of shows went down on various social media apps such as YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook live. And we enjoyed every bit of it. Today we sample some of the shows that stood out, giving you a chance to treat yourself from the comfort of your home or even office through these amazing Kenyan virtual shows:
Studio Tisa Presents Gravitti Band
The almost half an hour show took place year. It featured the Gravitti Band’s best Reggae covers of artists such as Richie Spice, Culture, Bob Marley, Alpha Blondy, and Gentleman. This show will revive your love for these songs as it was inspiring and well-executed.
Midnight Train Album Virtual Experience – Sauti Sol
This show featured tracks from Sauti Sol’s latest album Midnight Train. From the performances to the setup to even the wardrobe, this was an epic success that even trended on Twitter. Songs such as Suzanna, Brighter Days, Nenda Lote, etc. were performed. It is one of Kenya’s most-watched virtual shows and you can still get its immersive experience once again by adding it to your playlist.
Here With Me – Karun
Karun is one of Kenya’s most talented singers and her vocals on the Here With Me live session is proof of her amazing talent. In case you are looking for the perfect Kenyan RnB live music session, then just this one to your playlist and thank us later.
Gengetone Sessions – Altenate Sound
Even though this highly talented band is not a Kenyan one, these guys’ Gengetone Session paid the well-deserved respect to all the talented Gengetone artists whose songs it featured. The production quality was top-notch no doubt.
A Night of Worship – Kambua
If you love Kenyan gospel music, then Kambua’s performance in A Night of Worship could just add the perfect touch of live music to your playlist. Her impeccable vocal range in this show was mind-blowing. Have your gospel concert and worship in this show.
Lucy (Live) – Bensoul & Nairobi Horns Project
Bensoul is an accomplished live performer and adding Nairobi Horns Project to his art of live music just made This Afrolect Concert better. The show, which featured his popular hit Lucy, is a great addition to your playlist. Check it out below.
Black and Gold Concert – Fena Gitu
Organized to celebrate her birthday, this show was a true showcase of Fena’s growth as a live performer. Packed with her great hits such as Siri, Jabulani, Run Ting, Kama Kawaida, and Doing Her Thing Tho just to mention a few. It is a long show but worth every second of your time.
So go ye and enjoy your concert experience from the comfort of your home or even listen to these shows over your work by adding these live sessions to your playlist.