The much anticipated concert by America’s soul and Jazz singer Bilal on Saturday did not take off. Instead, Capital Fm the event organisers decided to work with Blankets & Wine for its 35th Edition which will be on 1st July.
B &W will also be merging six different musicians drawn from Kenya and Denmark for the ‘Meet The Danes Mashup’. From Denmark, they have Benjamin Aggerbaek, Palle Klok and Louise Hoegh collaborating with Juliani, Winyo and Chris Adwar from Kenya. The artists will train for a week with a common band and work on a number of songs to be performed live in a grand collaboration at the 35th installation of Blankets & Wine.
Neo soul crooner, Stan will also be performing at the event. Stan has performed at Blankets & Wine before.
The picnic event will start from 1:00pm – 6:30pm at Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village. Advance tickets are available at select Dormans and Osteria outlets and online via Pesapal for 1,300 Ksh., 500 Ksh. for children over 5years and free for children under 5years. Tickets at the gate shall be 1,500 Ksh.
It seems like Maurice Kirya will not be at the 1st July Concert. Quite sad I must say, I was looking forward to seeing his performance.