AFRICA.COM : Upcoming Events November 2016, Karibu Music Festival

AFRICA.COM : Upcoming Events November 2016, Karibu Music Festival

Karibu Music Festival is an annual three-day international music festival created by Karibu Cultural Promotions Organization (NGO) and Legendary Music Entertainment and Promotion Company Ltd. in Tanzania. It will be held at Bagamoyo, on 500 acres grounds alongside the beach at the College of Arts and Culture (TASUBA). The main attraction of the festival is the mixture of music, dance and cultural exposure, with different artistes from different parts of the world sharing the stage with the local artists, including Tribute ‘Birdie’ Mboweni from South Africa, Moses Zamangwa from Tanzania, and Christine Kamau from Kenya. The festival will also feature craftsmen and artisans selling unique products, cultural food and drink…

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Music Africa : Call for artists: Karibu Music Festival in Tanzania

Music Africa : Call for artists: Karibu Music Festival in Tanzania

The annual Karibu Music Festival, a three-day extravaganza of live music, dance and culture, is calling on artists of all genres to apply now to participate at the third edition of the festival, slated for 4 to 6 November at the Institute for Arts and Culture Bagamoyo (TaSUBa) in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. SA band The City will play at the Karibu Music Festival in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Photo: karibumusic.org First held in 2014, the Karibu Music Festival seeks to promote Tanzanian culture through the universal language of music and the arts. Incorporating a wide variety of music genres, the festival aims to nurture and promote African music and culture to the world, as well as introducing other countries’ cultures to…

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CHRISTINE KAMAU ~ AFROJAZZ (KENYA) 2016

CHRISTINE KAMAU ~ AFROJAZZ (KENYA) 2016

Christine Kamau is a Trumpeter, performing/recording artist in the Kenyan music scene. She grew up in Nakuru, Kenya and began study music theory and classical piano at age 11. She followed on with learning the Trumpet. Christine released an 8-track instrumental afro-jazz album in 2012 titled This is for You worked on with Cameroonian music producer Romeo Kouemeni.  The album offers an easy listening experience, the music being a fusion of jazz with African music elements of benga and rhumba. Christine has performed at various music events in including the monthly festival Blankets and Wine, Jazz under the Stars, Sierra Jazz Festival 2012 (opening of the UK acid-jazz group Incognito),…

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