Sol Fest Moves to KICC Amid Security Concerns

Sol Fest has announced a change of venue ahead of the event scheduled for 17th December.

SolFest class of 2022 to be held at KICC

The event, which was originally to be held at Fox Drive-in on Thika Road will now go down at KICC.

In a press release, Sol Fest management stated their number one priority is the safety of their patrons, artists and partners.

“Following consultation with our security service providers, who also consulted with various security agencies. It was established that the areas surrounding the previous location of choice for SolFest (Fox Drive-in, Thika road), has a significant increase in criminal activity over the recent months.” Read the press release.

The press release continued to read,

“Having had a secure event in 2021, it is in retaining our security standards and ensuring that the location is fit for stakeholders that deemed it necessary to change venue from Fox Drive-In to KICC.”

SolFest however appreciated Fox-Drive for their partnership, writing;

“We wish to express our sincere gratitude to the wonderful team at Fox Drive-in, a quintessential Kenyan venue, and the supporting stakeholder for the partnership.”

The star-studded event will be headlined by Sauti Sol, Tanzanian singer Harmonize, Nadia Mukami among other Kenyan stars.