Reggae lovers looking forward to closing out the year skanking to sweet sounds of live music will have to wait a little bit longer. The Jamhuri Reggae Festival 2017 which was scheduled to be held at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) grounds on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 has been postponed.
The management of Head Cornerstone Entertainment made the decision to postpone the show that was to be headlined by reggae crooner Freddie McGregor to early 2018, at a date to be communicated later. The group sighted security uncertainties due to the current political environment after a protracted electioneering period experienced in the country.
“The current political climate which has adversely affected the required enabling environment required to stage a concert of the intended caliber has forced us to arrive at this decision. We have had to take this precaution in the interest of the safety of our fans, artists, and supporters,” said Head Cornerstone Entertainment management.
The headline artistes Freddie McGregor, fondly referred to Captain of the Big Ship, as well as Mighty Culture have wished Kenyans peace and prosperity as they go through the current political process. Both artists are looking forward to performing in Nairobi and promise their fans an even bigger show next year.