DATE: 31st May
VENUE: Carnivore Simba Saloon, Nairobi
HOSTED BY: House of Rhumba
Werrason, real name Noël Ngiama Makanda, is a musician from the Democratic Republic of Congo and also leader of the band Wenge Maison Mère (WMM). Werrason, best known for his hit songs ‘Solola Bien’ and ‘Kalayi Boeing’ will be perfoming for the fourth time in Kenya for the last 20 years.
The show will be used to symbolise the end of the 40 days of mourning of the late Papa Wemba.
According to his tour promoter, Mr Jules Nsana of Nsana Promotions, the band’s first show will be on May 31, at the Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi. Entrance fee will be Sh3,000 (advance), Sh3,500 (gate) and Sh4,000 (VIP). The band will then travel to Kisumu for its second concert at the Simba Club, on June 4.
Fondly referred to as Roi De La Forest (King of Forest) Werrason who last performed in Kenya in 2002 promises an electric six hours non- stop show