Roots International and Thursday Nite Live – Nairobi wishes farewell to our wonderful audience and staff at J’s as we round out the final two months of concerts at J’s Fresh Bar & Kitchen
Look for us at an alternative venue in 2020 and hopefully we will see you in the rest of our concerts November and December.
Singer/Songwriter Dan Aceda is a multi-talented award winning artiste known best for his sweet melodies and edgy storytelling. Ever the well-rounded entertainer, Dan plays multiple instruments including bass, drums, and guitar and has also appeared in musicals with his most recent appearance being the 2017 Staging of Jesus Christ Superstar in Nairobi, in which Dan played the lead.
Dan grew up in Nairobi and honed his craft by performing as a back-up singer and drummer for various acts before branching out on his own in 2005 as a wide eyed kid from Western Kenya with a big dream. Since then Dan has produced 4 studio albums, Suluwe (2005), Benganology (2010), Made in Kenya (2013) and Accelerata (2018) and performed across the globe and achieved many firsts including being the first ever Kenyan act on record to be invited to perform in Venezuela and Malawi. In 2009, he was also part of the cast of Mo Faya, Kenyas first ever musical theater product to participate in the New York Musical Theatre Festival.
By 2011 Dan had also become well known as a skilled songwriter having written and participated in the writing of some of Kenyas bets known albums in recent years including The Mavuno Worship Project, The album Stories by Kanjii Mbugua. In 2013 he ventured into film scores and created the musical scores for the award winning TV series Jane and Abel and Sumu la Penzi, while his work on the series Simiyu Samurai won multiple awards at Kenya’s premier film and tv awards event.
Check out Dan Aceda in the following video links
Js Fresh Kitchen accepts reservations so please make a reservation for a table should you know you will be coming for dinner.
The number for reservations is 0707612585.
Js Westlands is a 23 years and older venue.
The show starts promptly at 8.30pm so tables are held till 8pm after which they are opened to other customers