Kidum, Harry Richie to perform at the inaugural Magharibi Festival

Magharibi Festival to be held at the Tourists Hotel grounds, Bungoma Town will be graced by Kidum, Steve Kay, Harry Richie and Micah Wanyenje.

Residents of Bungoma, Kakamega, Busia, Vihiga and Trans Nzoia counties will this December 31st be treated to a thrilling and electrifying Live Crossover concert at the inaugural Magharibi Festival to be held at the Tourists Hotel grounds, Bungoma Town.

The Burundian-born and Mapenzi hit maker Kidum with his Boda Boda band will be the star attraction in the New Year’s concert. Other top artists from Mulembe Nation who will be on stage at the big bash include the Mbe Mukhasi hitmaker Steve Kay, The Vaida and confirm Hitmaker Harry Richie and the Takwei and Tina hitmaker Micah Wanyenje.

“I’m excited to be gracing the Magharibi festival, my first event in Western Kenya. Kenya is my home, and therefore expect a performance like no other.  My team and I, the Boda Boda band are ready for the day. I call upon all my fans in the Western Kenya region and the neighborhood not to miss as we usher in the new year in style,” said Kidum

Magharibi Festival is a premier annual event of Western Kenya that sets out to celebrate the cultural diversity, talents, and beauty of Western Kenya.

The festival aims to showcase music, arts, sports and culture from Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Trans-Nzoia and parts of Uganda and Nyanza region.

“Western Kenya region is known for its beauty and cultural diversity. We want to use Magharibi Festival to promote and celebrate the cultural diversity, talents, and beauty of the region. The inaugural Magharibi festival in Bungoma is our first event. The Live crossover Music Concert will also be graced by the region’s best music talents among them Steve Kay, Harry Richie and Micah Wanyenje,” said Dennis Machio, the organizer

Tickets are available on, with Regular going for Ksh1,500, VIP Ksh3000, VIP Couple Ksh5000,

For the early birds, there are 50 tickets to be grabbed at Ksh1,000 and a group ticket, for 5 people at Ksh6,000.

“This is a great initiative that we have been yearning for as artists from Western Kenya. It is a good platform that I believe it will not only support and unite the region’s best talents like me and others but also expose and support the upcoming young talents in the music industry from the region as we celebrate our cultural diversity, said Steve Kay.


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