No matter your jam, there’s something to enjoy this weekend. Pick what resonates with you and have a fantastic time!


The Next Gen Pop Up | Saturday 8 June & Sunday 9 June 10 am – 7 pm

Nairobi is a pool of great rising talent that involves sustainable local craftsmanship. Each with a unique story and a fresh point of view. This pop up was created to support those emerging artists. Explore these beautiful brands.

Chez Sonia, 68 Peponi Rd.

Swap Circle | 11am – 4pm

Instead of buying new garments, fashion enthusiasts come together to trade clothing they no longer wear – a win-win for everyone!

Two Grapes Wine & Friends | George Padmore Rd., Kilimani


Komplex KE x Jagermeister at the Hangar 

Hot DJs in unique night time locations – this time at Wilson Airport, for the lucky ones who scored tickets.


Rock Riot : Crystal Axis | Auto Metal | MC Cuzak | DJ Ortis | Saturday 8 june | 7:30pm

Crystal Axis are back on stage rocking their punk and metal style. This show is in honour of the memory of Aahil Haroon, a big supporter of the local metal fraternity. We’ll be playing alongside Auto Metal, one of the newest and most exciting bands on the scene, and MC Cuzak and DJ Ortis 

Gold Creek Bar, Along Waiyaki Way (Quickmart)

Ayo Dee | TRIBE BREWED SESSIONS | Saturday 8 June | 7:00 PM 

Ayo Dee is an Afro-vibe singer songwriter and a musician based in Nairobi Kenya, with a powerful story and a journey full of ups and downs, Ayo is inspired to teach everyone out here that their story can be their super power!

Geco Café, Mbaazi Avenue

Sunday Sessions: Michael Ongaro | 9 June | 5:30 pm

Journey through a world of music  with Michel Ongaro’s mesmerising melodies. From Kenya to Latin-jazz, Benga, and Soukous, experience the rich tapestry of global sounds.

Bamba, Amboseli Rd., Lavington


Four Daughters | Saturday 8 June 7pm

Between light and darkness stands Olfa, a Tunisian woman and the mother of four daughters. One day, her two older daughters disappear. To fill in their absence, the filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania invites professional actresses and invents a unique cinema experience that will lift the veil on Olfa and her daughters’ life stories. An intimate journey of hope, rebellion, violence, transmission and sisterhood that will question the very foundations of our societies.

Unseen Nairobi, 623 Wood Avenue, Kilimani


OPEN STUDIO: NADIA WANJIRU | 8 June | 12 – 7pm

Born in 2002, Nadia Wanjiru is a multi media artist living and working in Nairobi. She is a Fine Art graduate from The Kenyatta University. Currently, she is experimenting with charcoal on paper and canvas,  watercolours, acrylics to develop her skills and techniques under her mentor Onyis Martin. She draws her inspiration from nature,human habits and experiences both personal and society at large.

Kobo Trust, 523 Riara Rd.

EDWIN JONGO | Between the Lines | Opening reception 8 June | 2pm onwards

Showing until July 15

Jongo’s work primarily explores the lifestyle of the common mwananchi (ordinary citizen), utilising unique materials such as used cutting and grinding discs, and thin piping cord. These materials are intricately arranged on canvas to create figures with geometric features, giving his art a distinctive and modern edge.

Banana Hill Art Gallery, Banana Raina Rd, Banana Hill

Sip & Paint with artist Ras Bereket | Sunday 9 June | 5pm

A Sip and Paint session paired with an art exhibition showcasing the incredible works of Ras Berket, Andrew Nyanga, and other talented artists. Plus, enjoy soulful tunes from Frederick Ogonda on the saxophone, along with fusion food and cocktails.


Darkside: Marcus Douglas | 8 June | 7 – 9:30 pm

A live recording of Douglas’ first ever comedy special: Come through and let’s make a foray into the Dark Side.

Santuri Salon, The Mall, Basement

unLucky Dubes 

Wagwan and laughter as Nairobi gets to experience not 1 but 2 Dube’s YO MAMA unLUCKY DUBEs Edition!

Punchline Comedy Club x Mama Rocks Karen, House of Treasures, Dagoretti Rd.


Film: TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA | Sunday 9 June | 10 am

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A beautiful, hand-drawn animated film based on the bestselling classic by Judith Kerr. Screened every Sunday this June at 10am.

Unseen Nairobi, 623 Wood Avenue, Nairobi


Soma Nami New Branch Opening | Friday 7 – Sunday 9 June | 10 am – 6 pm (Sunday 4pm)

There’s someone new in the neighbourhoood, purveyng the best of pan-African literature. Are you an avid reader? Stop by Soma Nami for the grand unveiling and launch of their latest bookstore in hotspot Ngara. There will be: Discounts | Author Signings | Music | Meet & Greets

Soma Nami, 33 Ngara Rd., Coricom Bldg, Ngara

Poetry Slam 1st Preliminary Edition | Saturday 8 June | 2- 6 pm

Poets recite original work. The performances are judged by a panel of judges or sometimes judged by audience response. The highest scores proceed to the next level.🔥

Goethe Institut, Monrovia St. 

Books & Wine | 8 June | 4 pm

A book club, with wine! This meeting focuses on the book “Long as the Lemon Trees Grow” by Zoulfah Katou. Booking required.

Artcaffe Market Cellar, Rhapta Rd., Westlands 


Harmonic Journey Sound Bath Exploration | Saturday 8 June | 5:30 – 6:30 

Dive deep into a tranquil oasis where vibrations and frequencies guide you on a journey of inner peace.

Sakura Studio, 3rd Floor, Shell Petrol Station, Lower Kabete. Booking required.


TEDxWestlands Salon | Theme: Navigating the Unknown – Getting to Know My Future Self

8 June | 10 am – 12 pm

This event is a forum to spark creative engagement between like-minded people. A place where we can challenge our fundamental beliefs and explore new ways of thinking. There is a screening two short TED Talk videos by the world’s most inspired thinkers and greatest visionaries from the renowned TED conferences, followed by a casual exploratory discussion. 

Westgate Mall Cinema, Mwanzi Rd.