Over the weekend, all roads led to Ngon'g Recourse for the annual Tusker OktobaFest that had over 36 Kenyan acts meant to entertain revelers.
Tusker OktobaFest brings Nairobi to a standstill with all Kenyan Acts (Photos)
Oktobafest was a huge success
The festival was one of its Kind with Four stages and partygoer’s had the free will to choose who should entertain them, at what time and space.
The four stages were under the following tags; Main Stage, Beer Garden, Cider Garden and the Tusker Lite Glow Party.
Saturday and Sunday
The two day event (Saturday and Sunday) was officially opened by DJ Bash (Main stage) who had a 2h 45 Minutes set, before Sol Generation’s Nviiri the story Teller and Bensoul took over. Thereafter, their performance was followed by that of Fena Gitu, the Kansoul, Ethic, Ochungulo Family, Chris Kaiga, Jua Cali with Boys Band Sauti Sol closing the Saturday set.
The Beer Garden had the pleasure to host DJ Tajo, Tetu Shani, Vallerie Muthoni, Karun, Phy and DJ Blinky Bill. On the other hand the Cider Garden and the Tusker Lite Glow Party had an all set of DJ’s from; DJ Redbone, DJ Dii, DJ Coco, DJ Adrian to DJ Suraj.
The lineup for day two (Main Stage) had NRG’s DJ Kace as the opening act, followed by fast-rising singer Nadia Mukami at 5:00pm.
Made in the Streets
Kenyans Boy Band who are currently ruling the airwaves with their Album 'Made In the Streets" H_art the Band were the second acts on stage.
Later on we had the self-declared OG Khaligraph Jones shutting down the place with bars after bars before Nyashinksi took over to sing for the ladies. Capital FM’s DJ Joe Mfalme was the last act on stage.
The Beer Garden had the likes of; The BeatDogs, Makadem, Samidoh, and DJ Adrian. The Cider Garden was kept busy by Ziggie, DJ Basthma, Mix Master Lneyy and Protégé, while at the Tusker Lite Glow Party was DJ Taio and DJ La Dave.
Following the success of Tusker OktobeFest, Kenyans On Twitter (KOT) under the hashtag #TuskerOktobafest, lauded organizers of the whole event for a job well done.
Adelle Onyango “Yo! There's a revolution happening in the Kenyan music scene led by the new school artists and I'm here for iiiiit! Issss LIT! #TuskerOktobafest”
“The debate of Kenyans can never support or attend an all Kenyan line up event is over... Give them good ticket price and they will attend. Yesterday and today is enough evidence.... I am at racecourse main stage.. come and beat me” Ronald Aleckie.
“Yoh! Event organizers, get enough sponsors for your events, there’s no need fo y’all to be overpricing tickets and giving us mediocre performances. Do a case study on #TuskerOktobafest. It doesn’t have to be big as that but VALUE for our money is all we need” Timothy Mathai.
Aledai Kokoriko “I can't even explain how worth it #TuskerOktobafest was, got confused at some point which stage to go to cause all performances were lit . Leo repeat repeat”
“Ok. Best event of the year goes to #TuskerOktobafest !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Si ati nini ama nini! I loved the experience! Kesho, tena repeat repeat !!” Wacuka
“Photographers attending #TuskerOktobafest pls pls pls, take perfect shots of REKLES. New Wallpapers needed. Thnx!!”Wanja Kikonyo.
“Watching Sauti Sol perform never gets old ! #TuskerOktobafest was such a good event ! Twende round two ?” Ms Nerea.
“#TuskerOktobafest is the best event of the year so far. Kenyan Music for the win. Yaani the whole night tunaimba songs za Kenya pekee!? It was amazing experience” Mbalu Theuri.
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