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How over 100 acts will line up for the 3-day Tusker OktobaFest

The festival kicks off on Friday, October 27, with a nostalgic throwback theme featuring the likes of Nameless, Jua Kali, Kalamashaka, Necessary Noise

Mejja, Ndovu Kuu and Khaligraph Jones

The much-anticipated 2023 Tusker OktobaFest is set to go down on a three-day extravaganza, from October 27 to October 29, which promises to be an unforgettable experience, celebrating East African culture and music in all its diversity.

Hosted at the Ngong Racecourse grounds, this festival will bring together an eclectic mix of music, arts, fashion, dance, food, and, of course, beer, featuring a dynamic lineup of over 100 acts from Kenya and beyond.

The heart and soul of East African culture will come alive during this extraordinary festival, featuring not only renowned artists but also emerging talents.

The organisers have gone to great lengths to ensure diversity and inclusion, with a vibrant mix of both male and female performers.


The festival kicks off on Friday, October 27, with a nostalgic throwback theme. The lineup for the first day includes the likes of Nameless, Jua Kali, Kalamashaka, Necessary Noise, and an array of talented DJs.

On the second day, the energy level will rise to new heights with Diamond Platnumz headlining a star-studded lineup.


Bensoul, Mejja, and many other renowned artists will grace the stage, ensuring an electrifying experience for all in attendance.

The festival reaches its climax on Sunday, with a stellar lineup featuring artists like Nyashinski, Khaligraph Jones, and South Sudan's John Frog.

It's an event that promises to be a crescendo of musical performances, creating memories that will last a lifetime.


OktobaFest is not just about beer it's a celebration of the rich tapestry of East African culture, brought to life through music.

What's particularly exciting is the festival's commitment to supporting emerging talents. With a blend of industry heavyweights and up-and-coming artists, it offers a platform for rising stars to showcase their abilities on a grand stage.


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