Women In Music Concert Series is a platform that seeks to promote women in performing arts by providing an avenue for them to showcase their stage performance skills. The Concert Series has showcased the musical performances of over 25 female acts since its inception in 2016 including Atemi, Maia Von Lekow, Karun, Sali Oyugi, Nina Ogot, SAGE, Mayonde, Mumala Maloba, and Tribute Birdie Mboweni from South Africa.
On Wednesday 5th September 2018, Goethe Institute Auditorium will be hosting yet another great session of the Women In Music Concert Series from 7pm with performances by Rising Star Saxophonist Analo Kanga, Singer/Songwriter Valentine Zikki and acclaimed Zimbabwean Songstress Tariro Negitare!
Neema Analo Kanga also known as ‘The Lady on Sax’ is a 20 year old Kenyan Saxophonist with a deep sound. Analo has worked with various music groups and is currently a member of Octopizzo’s live band.
A full blast of energy and a skillful horn player, Analo is definitely ready to pull off a firey set with her instrumental original compositions and music renditions!
Songmaker, Content Creator and Artivist Valentine Zikki is a songwriter with a guitar and stories chronicling a myriad of experiences. Her debut compilation EP entitled ‘Get It’ was released in January 2015.
She has collaborated with top Kenyan acts in the alternative scene such as Alai K, Jinku (EAWaVE) and Checkmate Mido. She’s also vocal on social and community activism lending her voice to various issues around environmental concerns, women empowerment and social justice.
Tariro neGitare, loosely translated as Tariro and the Guitar is a Zimbabwean Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. She plays an original mix of indigenous African sounds and contemporary urban styles with a strong afro soul feel. She has released 2 successful albums to date, her self titled debut, `Tariro Negitare’ and “Chipo Changu”.
Tariro has shared the stage with some fine musicians including Oliver Mtukudzi, Simphiwe Dana, Zahara, Suzanna Owiyo, Mzungu Kichaa and recently opened for Bryan Adams and James Blunt.
Date: 5th September 2018
Venue: Goethe Institute Auditorium
Tickets: Kes. 500/- At Gate