Hotpots: Here are events to attend this week

By - Jan 1st 1970

Concerts, Outdoors and Out of Towns

Drip Fest

The second edition of the Drip Fest is all about music and fashion as it hits the entertainment calendar. Showcasing the richness of urban culture through fashion, art and music with live performances from Amapiano’s sensation Ami Faku, Kenya’s very own Suraj, Big Nyagz, Sultan, Rubba and Ms Bune among others. ‘Vanity is allowed’ in this festival as funlovers are encouraged to come out with that African inspired swag, vibe and dance to only the hottest music performed by mega stars from around the continent.

Venue: Waterfront, Karen.

Date: February 5.

Entry: Sh1,000 advance, Sh1,500 gate and Sh4,500 for 5.

Harmonize in Embu

Tanzania Bongo act, Harmonize headlines the sixth anniversary of Embu’s thumping hangout, Java Blue. The ‘Amelowa’ hitmaker shares the stage with Kenya’s deejay Pierra, Crème de la Crème, Cloud, AKA and Willis Raburu. It’s an all-white party theme.

Venue: Java Blue, Embu.

Date: February 4.

Entry: Sh1,000 regular, Sh2,000VIP.

The KIKE Concert Series

Keep It Kenyan (KIKe), a social hangout that appreciates the artistic, musical and all things fun featuring

100% playlist of Kenyan music continues this month with acoustic live performances from Kamore and Nasibi.

Venue: Ballpoint, Village Market.

Date: Throughout February.

Entry: From Sh500.

Comedy and Theatre

Heartstring’s G.M.O

Theatre outfit Heartstrings Entertainment kickstarts its trademark thespian series for the year with their self-proclaimed brutally funny and life changing theatre series throughout this weekend with their latest play ‘G.M.O (Get Me Out),’ Sammy Mwangi is the director.

Venue: Alliance Française, Nairobi.

Date: February 3-5.

Entry: Sh1,000.

Mammito’s Comedy Jam

Stand-up comedian, actress, writer Mammito continues her signature comedy series with this time round sharing the stage with Amandeep Jagde, Justine Wanda and Emmanuel Kisiangani.

Venue: KEZ Organics Tasting room, Karura.

Date: February 3.

Entry: Sh1,000.

Flea Markets and Craft Fairs

K1 Social Flea Market and Brunch

The fun starts this week and culminates this and every Sunday as participants sell and buy new, second hand and pre-loved items from household items, home appliances, furniture, toys, games, books, clothes, antiques, accessories with event complemented with music from leading deejays and musicians with Untamed Band, deejays Sync, Saddam and Eve headlining the show this Sunday.

Venue: K1 Klubhouse, Westlands.

Date: Every Sunday.

Entry: Free.

The Village Maasai Market

Maasai market borrows its name for the Maasai- one of Kenya’s Tribes and one that has retained its culture, traditions, identity and pride. Maasai market has a variety of artefacts and curios from all over Kenya and Africa ranging from ornaments to functional kitchen items, beddings, clothing, artefacts and a lot more.

Venue: Village Market.

Date: Every Friday.



Night at the Museum

Whether you’re a fan of disco, funk, rock, pop, or R&B, there will be something for everyone to enjoy courtesy of the Playback as it presents Night at the Museum with legendary decksmen Pinye, Adrian and Nijo.

Venue: Kenya National Museum.

Date: February 4.

Entry: Sh1,500 regular, Sh3,000 VIP.

Parties at the Art

The Art Club presents and hosts a series of entertainment social hangouts this and every week as it establishes to be the newest joint in the entertainment scene. The party starts this Wednesday with Spincycle’s Prime Wednesday Nights.

Venue: Art Club, Imaara Mall.

Date: Every weekend.

 Kisumu’s Kikao Sundays

Kisumu’s thumping and pumping joint Club Da Place in Mambo Leo hosts a treat and half for funlovers starting tonight with the Friday Fusion party with DJ Morisoh and Mose the festivities tomorrow night with Moseh concluding the weekend celebrations with their signature Kikao Sunday party complemented with discount on selected bottles, free goat and chicken biting. Party kicks off at midday till early evening.

Venue: Club da Place, Kisumu.

Date: Every Sunday.

The Yacht Parties in Mombasa

Embark on a voyage of nothing but vibes and ‘inshallah’ at the Yacht Lounge, north coast’s premier entertainment spot located at Mtwapa opposite Lambada Resort. It’s the Friday Finesse tonight,

Saturday Cruise tomorrow and the Threepeat party on Sunday.

Venue: The Yacht Lounge.

Date: Every weekend.


- Compiled by Geoffrey Korio

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