Coming off that successful burger fest week, news around Nairobi is the next edition of Blankets and Wine, this one is going to be pretty exciting. Main headliner is British singer/songwriter Estelle Swaray popularly known as Estelle…side note I am already singing 1980, Dance B**ch and American Boy in my head Blankets and Wine is Nairobi’s “mini” music festival compared to the likes of Coachella or Made in America. It started off in 2008 as a platform for emerging musicians in Kenya to perform for the locals at a live set up, Since then the series has evolved and even picked up by other East African nations, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi starting 2016.
Blankets and Wine happens quarterly and there is a sick line up of local and international acts, fashion pop ups, art, good food, bring your own booze, fun for the kids as well nothing to hectic or formal. The idea is pretty much letting your hair down for a chill weekend with friends, family, lovers, colleagues. Just this past April THE MAN himself Aloe Blacc performed at what was the 59th edition.
The Estelle Show shall also feature top-end restaurants in a diverse and delectable food fair. The fashion pop-ups will provide a dynamic shopping experience. And, as we’re committed to showcasing art in the most diverse ways possible, expect interactive installations in our curated art space featuring exciting new voices in the visual arts.
Date: July 10, 2016
Venue: Ngong Racecourse Waterfront
Early Bird Tickets currently selling.
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