Maia and the Big Sky


Maia and the Big Sky is a music band from Nairobi Kenya led by singer, songwriter and composer Maia.

Maia has performed at the Woodford Folk Festival, Perth International Festival (Australia), Sauti Za Busara Festival (Zanzibar). She has shared the stage with artists such as Keziah Jones, James Blunt, Habib Koite, Thandisw, and Mafikizolo. She has toured the US, UK, Australia and East Africa.

She has performed at festivals such as Africa Utopia (UK), HIFA (Zimbabwe), Sauti za Busara (Zanzibar), Kigali Up (Rwanda) and others. Maia has received two African Academy Awards for her song 'Uko Wapi', Judges Award at the Sondeka Awards (2018), Best Female Vocalist in the Up Magazine.

In 2018, she composed music for her first feature film called 'The Letter.'


PAWA - Maia & the Big Sky ft. Blinky Bill [Official Video]
Maia & The Big Sky - ROHO SAFI live at Sauti za Busara Zanzibar
Maia & the Big Sky - PAWA live @ Woodford Folk Festival (Australia) 31.12.2017
Maia & the Big Sky - Woodford Folk Festival (Full Concert)
MAMBO BADO live - Maia Lekow @ Bar Oussou, Melbourne 19.03.2017
Maia - Shatembea LIVE @ Cool Waters Jazz&Roots
Editing LOLA - by Chris King
Seeing Blue - Maia & The Big Sky LIVE @ ZINC BAR NYC
Lola - Maia & The Big Sky [MUSIC VIDEO]
Maia Lekow on BBC Focus on Africa
Maia Lekow - Jellyfish
Maia & The Big Sky - Uko Wapi (Lounge Room Sessions)
Maia & The Big Sky - Seeing Blue (Lounge Room Sessions)
Maia & The Big Sky - Jikomboe (Lounge Room Sessions)
Maia & the Big Sky - Live Promo
KENairobi, Kenya
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