The second edition of Jamhuri Festival is here! Happening in Nairobi from 12th -16th December, the 5-day long festival will feature Music Performances, Music Business Forum, Instrumentalist Clinic and a Songwriting and PR workshop. All happening at Pine Breeze, in K-South, Eastlands area.
With a special focus on growing the music industry, the festival is this year offering upcoming musicians with a chance to learn from, and interact with some of most accomplished experts in Kenya’s music industry.
The forums and workshops are tailored to educate attendees on core areas of music business, songwriting and PR/marketing.
A music celebration which will be on Friday 16th of December will no doubt be a night full of fun. The Mcees of the night will be Monsta 1 and Obinna.
Some major artists will also be performing: Sauti Sol, Dempsey, Le Band, Mr. Lenny, Wyre, Shappa Man, Hope Kid, DJ Kafi, Fya Mummah, The Kansoul, Fadhilee, Jimwat, Red Acapella, Amos & Josh, Phy, Ndegz, Serro and Gravitti, among other artistes.
amhuri Festival is a quarterly Kenyan festival established to celebrate and share African talent with the rest of the world. With a base in Nairobi’s Eastlands, K-South area, the festival showcases upcoming musicians on the music sessions dubbed “Jamhuri Jam Sessions”, among other forums, workshops and clinics.
Here’s the calendar of events
Tuesday 13th December
Songwriting and PR workshop facilitated by PR Guru Anyiko Owoko and musicians: Sage, Fena, Chris Adwar and Barbara.
Wednesday 14th December
Music Business Forum facilitated by Basthma.TLC, Fariji, Wangechi, Bensoul and Gitwamba.
Thursday 15th December
Instrumentalist Clinic facilitated by Olive Karmen and Brian Omondi on Drums. Yvan Kwizera on Bass Guitar. Ephy Mwas on Keyboards and Tom Olang’o on Guitars.
Friday 16th December