The music event of the year is back and this time it is bigger and better.Kenya Music Week ONGEA! is back with an aim to inform and entertain all the music stake holders. It will be going down at the Sarit Centre Expo Hall Westlands Nairobi on 28th – 31st of January 2016 at 12pm-8pm. The four days will involve the following
There are 58 exhibition stands available for those who may be willing to sell anything that pertains to music i.e music equipment like microphones, speakers you name it. This is also for consumers to get all they need under one roof.
There will be 8 Industry Panels and 8 educational workshops at 2:30pm-5:30pm for the four days that will ensure that artists are trained on various issues affecting the music industry.
There is an impressive line up of artists expected to perform at the summit. Kindly find photos below to see what time you favourite artist will be performing.
Another reason for an artist to attend this event is
- You will get to do a free demo in their Perspex Studios for visitors to see and hear.
- .There will be DVDs/CDs with the Anti-Piracy Software on offer for Albums, EPs and music videos.
- Mzikitrack that monitors Radio and TV airplay , online streaming and music consumers behaviour will provide analytics to Artists and Businesses.
To add a cherry on top Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) will be holding a workshop and they will address topics like personal online branding and management, writing skills and readership, understanding Copyright and fair use, Social Media ethics,among others. Being one who has attended one of their workshops let me just tell you they are amazing. It will a great opportunity to meet the person who is going to kick start your music career. Mildred Sakina (TheBar editor) and I got gigs at a BAKE event so they are as legit as they come. So the million dollar question is how much the tickets are ? Well , nothing . It is absolutely free. To secure a seat for the BAKE workshop you will need to click here to register and then just dress up and show up. See you there.