Shoke Shoke 2.0: Flipping the Narrative for Tomorrow with an All-Star Lineup!

Hold on to your hats, music lovers! Get ready to be swept off your feet once again as the highly anticipated Shoke Shoke Festival makes a triumphant return with its second edition. Aptly named ‘Shoke Shoke 2.0,’ this sensational event is set to take place on the 29th of July at the breathtaking Uhuru Gardens. It promises an evening filled with electrifying performances, mind-blowing art, and an unwavering commitment to the environment.

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This follows the resounding success of its debut festival, under the green arm of Mwanaume Ni Effort. With the theme ‘Flipping the Narrative for Tomorrow,’ the organizers are urging us all to focus on climate action and environmental sustainability. Through the captivating mediums of art, film, and fashion, they aim to keep the conversation alive and vibrant.

Prepare to be blown away by the official headlining act of the night, the one and only Nigerian sensation Ruger. This Afrobeat superstar has taken the world by storm with his infectious rhythm and magnetic stage presence. Ruger’s breakout single, ‘Bounce,’ catapulted him into the global spotlight, and he has since become a fan favorite. Kenyans can’t seem to get enough of his unique sound, making this his highly anticipated third performance in the country.

But Ruger isn’t the only artist set to set the stage ablaze. The lineup is packed with local talents that will have you on your feet and dancing all night long. The fiercely talented Gengetone femcee, Ssaru, known for her unique fusion of Swahili and Sheng, will be gracing the stage. And let’s not forget Bensoul, the soulful singer, Grammy-winning songwriter, and incredible guitarist, who will undoubtedly mesmerize the crowd with his captivating acoustic sound.

Hip-hop aficionados are in for a treat as the socially conscious trio Wakadinali takes center stage. Scar Mkadinali, Domani Munga, and Sewersydaa Mkadinali are known for their hard-hitting lyrics and thought-provoking themes. Joining them is the talented rapper Kahu$h, who effortlessly blends Swahili and English with trap beats, delivering hits that never fail to get the crowd hyped. Last but certainly not least, we have the clever wordsmith Lordwin, who will grace us with his witty lyrics and unique flow. With chart-topping hits like ‘Mama Yangu’ under his belt, he is sure to leave an indelible mark on the festival.

While the electrifying performances will undoubtedly steal the show, Shoke Shoke 2.0 offers much more than just music. The festival has a slew of online and offline events planned throughout the year, all centered around the captivating ‘funstenance’ theme. This is a perfect blend of fun and sustenance. The Uhuru Gardens event will be the grand finale, preceded by a series of mini-events that aim to keep the sustainability conversation alive through various artistic mediums. Moreover, Shoke Shoke’s social media pages will be abuzz with thrilling activities, accompanied by the influential voices of some of your favorite personalities.

If the buzz surrounding the debut festival is anything to go by, Shoke Shoke 2.0 is set to be an absolute sensation. The first edition drew in over 5,000 concertgoers, garnered a staggering 20 million TikTok challenge views, and even topped the trending charts on Kenyan Twitter. The organizers have left no stone unturned in their quest to ensure an all-inclusive experience for every attendee.

Tickets are already flying off the shelves, so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this unforgettable extravaganza. Regular tickets are priced at a reasonable KES 2000/-, while those seeking a VIP experience can secure their spot for KES 6000/-. And for the ultimate luxury and exclusivity, the VVIP package awaits, with tables for five going at KES 100k and tables for ten at KES 200k. Secure your tickets at HustleSasa. Shoke Shoke has once again teamed up with Miti Alliance, pledging to plant a tree for every ticket sold. During the debut festival, a staggering 8,000 trees found their new home, thanks to the support of dedicated festival-goers.