Jackson Biko is our man about town
Sauti Sol Live and Die in Africa Album
They are probably the biggest boy/man band in the region. Loved by ladies, sung along to by men. Their album – Live and Die in Africa – is out any time now. www.sauti-sol.com
Jazz goes to Kempinski
What are you doing Tuesday? Cancel it. I promise it will be worth it. Hellon – Kenya’s jazz maestro – now plays at Villa Rosa Kempinski every Tuesday. It starts at 7pm and ends, well – it ends whenever you begin to feel you need to start dancing the Macarena to jazz.
Tel: + 254 203 603 000
Viceroy says, “Thank you”
Jan Van Ryn just launched a campaign dubbed “One Viceroy, Five Friends” which will send 60 Viceroy consumers to Cape Town. The promotion runs between September and November and will have three draws.
Caramel Group comes to Nairobi
They have restaurants in Abu Dhabi and in Dubai. Now they have opened the grand Caramel Restaurant and Lounge at ABC Place Mall in Nairobi.
Remember that swanky bar in Tribe’s lobby that used to serve kick-ass cocktails? It’s no longer there. But don’t moan yet. In its place stands a pastry shop with designer cupcakes and bespoke sandwiches. Why do they have to make it so tempting? Tel: +254 20 7200363
The Global Association of Craft Beer Brewers proudly hosted the 2014 Global Craft Beer Awards at the Alte Borse this July in Berlin. 68 international breweries submitted over 300 entries of draft beer – sampled and judged by an international jury. Guess who won silver in the pilsner category? Brew Bistro. Next time you’re there, try their Simplis beer. firstname.lastname@example.org
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