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‘Mwaki’ hitmaker Sofiya Nzau to grace December Edition of Blankets And Wine

Rising Mwaki star, Sofiya Nzau who captivates with soul-stirring vocals and poetic lyrics, blending traditional and modern influences to mark herself as a promising talent will make her grand stage appearance in December at the Blankets & Wine festival.

Blankets & Wine, the epitome of musical celebration, is set to cast its spell over the Laureate Gardens at the Moi International Sports Centre on 17 December 2023.

This edition, aptly dubbed Kenyan Summer III, promises an unparalleled musical experience, cementing Blankets & Wine’s reputation for creating indelible memories. The line-up is a harmonious blend of seasoned artists and rising stars.

“The line-up encapsulates the essence of Blankets & Wine, skilfully blending tradition and innovation to create a musical experience that vibrantly reflects cultural richness,” said Muthoni, The Drummer Queen.

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Blankets & Wine’s Kenyan Summer III promises to be a musical journey like never before. The line-up reflects the spirit of the festival, blending tradition and innovation.

Bien, a soulful member of Sauti Sol, brings Afro-fusion vocals, dynamic stage presence and poetic lyricism to define his unique contribution to the music scene.

Muthoni Drummer Queen, a Kenyan powerhouse, seamlessly blends rap, vocals and percussion to deliver bold and socially conscious music that creates a vibrant tapestry of genres.

“As dedicated Blankets enthusiasts, we’ve savoured the all-encompassing vibe – music, food and interactions all at the highest level. Now, as they take the stage, prepare for an electrifying performance! Expect a dynamic set, vibrant dancing and aural delight at Blankets,” she added.

Apart from Sofiya Nzau, this edition’s bill includes Sauti Sol singer and now solo star Bien, new Neo-soul singer Njerae, Rapper Mandy, boy group Watendawili, Blankets CEO and revered musician Muthoni the Drummer Queen and Congolese maestro Mbilia Bel.

The choice of Laureate Gardens as the venue adds a touch of magic to the event.

Nestled within the Moi International Sports Centre, the lush surroundings provide an idyllic setting for a day and night of music, relaxation and community bonding.

Blankets & Wine aims to create a family-friendly experience, allowing attendees to escape into the enchanting ambience of this international-status venue.

In conclusion, the December edition of Blankets & Wine will be an unforgettable experience, showcasing the best of African music in a breathtaking setting.

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The festival’s commitment to diversity, innovation and creating an unforgettable experience for attendees cements its status as a cultural phenomenon.

Music lovers are encouraged to secure their place for a musical journey that transcends boundaries and creates memories that last a lifetime.

Blankets & Wine’s Kenyan Summer III at Laureate Gardens is not just an event, it’s a magical celebration of music, culture and community.

The last three variations of the event went down in April, July and October this year and saw yet another slew of stars entertain the droves of revellers who flocked Laureate Garden to catch the live action. Suzanna Owiyo, Wangechi, Nameless, Lisa Oduor and Bensoul are some of the stars that taken to the Blankets stage this year.

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