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Nameless, Bensoul to headline 2024 Magical Kenya Open

By Winnie Onyando February 23rd, 2024 2 min read

The highly anticipated 2024 Magical Kenya Open teed off at the Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi on Fberuary 22, 2024, with a field of 144 top local and international golfers taking to the course for a chance to be crowned champion of the prestigious tournament.

Alongside the anticipated thrilling golf action, attendees are in for a treat as an exciting entertainment lineup has also been unveiled. The entertainment village sponsored by KBL’s Johnnie Walker brand will go live starting today through to Sunday with top DJs and artistes set to take grace the stage across all four days.

Kickstarting the 4-day festivities will be DJ Legs & DJ Kronixx who will set the tempo with their dynamic mixes on Thursday.

On Friday, DJ T Fresh, DJ Pierra Makena, and DJ Jo Kisila will oversee the music policy, promising a blend of music that will keep the crowd grooving well into the night.

On Saturday, the tempo will rise with mixes by DJ Tophaz and Capital FM’s mixmaster DJ UV. The soulful singer-songwriter, music producer and multi-instrumentalist Bensoul will then take on the stage, followed by the legendary Nameless, promising electrifying performances that will captivate the audiences through the night.

As the tournament draws to a close on Sunday, DJ Most Wanted and DJ Adrian will take command of the decks. They will then usher in the dynamic duo Vijana Barubaru of the Sasa Hivi fame to take on the stage, followed by the award-winning Afro-Pop singer, Ndegz, ensuring a memorable night for the revelers.

“We are delighted to partner with the Magical Kenya Open to bring an unparalleled entertainment experience to golf enthusiasts and music lovers alike. Through the Johnnie Walker brand, we aim to elevate the overall event experience, and showcase our support to our local artists by providing them a platform to showcase their talents,” said Mark Ocitti, KBL Managing Director during the company’s sponsorship announcement for the event.

The Magical Kenya Open is held under the umbrella of the DP World Tour (formerly European Tour) and is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in Africa, attracting elite golfers from across the world. Beyond the greens, the 2024 Magical Kenya Open promises an immersive experience for both golf enthusiasts and levelers alike.

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