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Abdi Jero

Abdi Jero | Kenya
Sunday 20th September 2015
8 pm (20:00 hrs)
Upper stage

Abdi Jero is half Rendille/half Burji and sings in Borana and Burji. He performs at weddings and dance halls in the urban towns of Northern Kenya – Marsabit, Moyale – and often travels to Southern Ethiopia for performances too. He started playing the guitar at the age of 13. His music has been inspired by the King of Oromo music – Abdullahi Girma. Abdi Jero’s music is mainly composed of soft melodious romantic ballads.