Weekend gigs: Why you need to be at All Saints Cathedral on Saturday

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All Saints Cathedral Nairobi is the place to be on Saturday July 20 for a soothing experience to sounds of praise in a joyous celebration of music.

Dubbed Sounds of Praise, the concert will be held at the main sanctuary and will feature the All Saints Cathedral Choir and Kenya Conservatoire Orchestra.

The event starts at 5pm. 

Alliance Francaise

Back To Basics, a professional theatre performance outfit, has since the 18th of July showcasing Breathe II at the Alliance Francaise in a must attend showpiece set to run the 21st of July.

Advance tickets for the stories by Jackson Biko as of July 17th went for Sh1000, and Sh1200 thereafter. Students pay Sh800.

Details are on the poster below:

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Tapas Fifth Anniversary

From this coming Monday to next Saturday, the most complete bar down in the south, Tapas Cielo in Nyali, Mombasa, celebrates its fifth anniversary with plenty of great offers, surprise giveaways and performances from DJs Mfalme, Mr T, Bonez, Malaika, T-Fresh, G-Money, Flaxx, Shiroh, Saye, Dennz, Blaiz, Electrick, AJ the DJ and emcee Jalang’o. 

Mellow down the Afcon finals at Da Place

DJ Mellow is set to thrill football fans during a special Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals viewing party to be held at Club da Place today. The gig has been organised by Crying Stone Entertainment. The show will start unusually early so book your spot. Tomorrow is the Ultimate Saturday night with VJ Slim. Meanwhile, it is Kibao Sunday at the same spot this Sunday, with free mbuzi and kuku choma as well as chasers for every purchase of a full whiskey bottle. The show starts at 5pm. 

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Stars for Sarafina Musical

Following last year’s sold-out show, the Nairobi Performing Arts Studio re-enacts the South African Sarafina musical play throughout this month at Kenya National Theatre. The show is based on the original film written in 1992, which tells the story of a young black student struggling to fight apartheid in South Africa. It stars Sheila Munyiva from Oscar-nominated film Rafiki, Mkamzee Mwatela from Mali and Lusala, Martin Githinji from Sue na Johnnie, the wonderful Hellen Mtawali plus a cast of 40 and a live orchestra. Charges are Sh1,500. 

Nasty C, Karun Live

Mis X BoomBox hosts one of the continent’s most prolific rap sensations Nasty C in conjunction with Universal Music Group Africa, Nasty C’s very own label Tall Racks Records, Africa Creative Agency and Mookh at the Alchemist tonight. He will share the stage with some of Kenya’s best talent namely Karun, TNT, high-energy DJ sets from Kace, Mix Master Lenny, Freesia Flow, Jo Kisila, Lisbon and Casche. Charges are Sh2,000. 

Parties with Crème

Catch DJ Crème de la Crème as he thrills party-goers at Space Lounge along Ngong road tonight. The party continues tomorrow night as he headlines the live party at 40 Forty lounge in Westlands. 

Eric Wainaina Live

Music concert series Thursday Nite Live by Roots International presents the legendary musical storyteller Eric Wainaina in its fourth and final edition for the month of July at J’s Fresh Bar and Kitchen this coming Thursday. Eric Wainaina is a musician who has used his platform to engender change and has been a seminal figure in the Kenyan democracy movement; a voice for equality, peace, unity, opportunity and social change. There is no cover charge. 

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Live at the Elephant

Going down this and every Friday, enjoy a unique concert series courtesy of Live at the Elephant in Lavington as it host the legendary Eric Wainaina and Friends. Food and drinks will be sold at the venue. Charges are Sh600 per person and Sh2,500 for a group of five. 

The Afro Social

Afro Social is a new monthly series curated by the versatile Jack Rooster and Suraj to feature the eclectic afro-house sounds of Nairobi. This will be its fifth edition at the Alchemist tomorrow night featuring DJ Somi, Andrea Ngechu (AndyDJ) and Suraj. 

Parties with Grauchi

Catch DJ Grauchi throughout this weekend starting tonight at Wessyde Lounge in Kericho for the ‘Hit after Hit’ party and tomorrow night at the Lakeside Grill in Kisumu for the ‘Out and Wild’ party. 

Mr T, Jose at Memphis

The dynamic duo of Mr T and Jose continue their trademark party at Lavaranda Lounge in Ruaka tonight and headlining the Saturday Sauce party at Memphis Bar and Restaurant along Thika road tomorrow night. 

Sheba hosts Kaytrixx

Spincycle’s Kaytrixx headlines tonight’s party affair at Sheba Lounge and Restaurant in Mombasa. He will share the decks with DJs MVP, Dammy and Cos. 

Kaytrixx [Photo: Instagram]

Kartelo, Chipukeezy Live

Comedians Chipukeezy and Kartelo headline the Rieng comedy show at Kayole North Primary School tomorrow afternoon with guest acts Eric Omondi, Boondocks and Mbusii. 

Whiskey River Sundays

Let the party flow this and every Sunday at Whiskey River along Kiambu road courtesy of the Sunday combos of affordable platters and drinks and music vibes from DJs Emprik and Prince. 

Protégé, Big Will at Century

Catch the Afcon finals and more entertainment from DJs Protégé and Big Will at the Century Lounge, Tamasha, Hurlingham tonight. 

Pierra, Tuva at Blackyz

The afro Sunday party premiers this Sunday at Blackyz Lounge in Hurlingham with host Mzazi Willy Tuva, Pierra Makena, Mista A2 and Abbas the DJ. 

Pierra Makena [Photo: Instagram]

Mellow, Lisney for Lady Lions

Fast rising female DJs Lisney and Mellow are the headline acts for the Lady Lions party at Lavaranda Lounge in Ruaka tomorrow night together with DJs Static John, Ronnie and Shish. 

Win air tickets at Golden Ice

Premium showbiz outfit Golden Ice Bistro has a surprise for you! Celebrating its first anniversary the entertainment joint, situated at the NextGen mall is giving away goodies all month long. The offers includes 25 return air tickets to Mombasa and a free Johnnie Walker Gold Label bottle in a BOGOF offer. Of course, the disclaimer remains that one must drink responsibly. The freebies will also be in celebration of July babies who will be throwing their bashes there. Get a birthday plan this month. 

Groove at Level 7 Lounge

Level 7 Lounge, at the NextGen Mall, kicks off the weekend on a high note with the Friday Fever Jam taking place tonight. The party starts with a hip-hop throw down of Old School to New School jams with DJ Supreme. Tomorrow is Saturday Night Live and Sunday is the Ultimate Sunday jam.  

Get your groove on at Woodstock Club

There is no better way to celebrate the weekend than to head to Athi River town’s best entertainment spot, Woodstock Club and Lounge, right inside Makadara. Venture into the new cool joint, also known as Kwa Oscar, tonight and tomorrow for the best of entertainment and refreshing times. The joint will be playing the best of hip-hop, R&B and African fusion all weekend with favourable prices for your favourite drink.