• Tems detailed that she will not be performing at Tukutane Festival due to circumstances beyond her control.
• Tems cancelled her Kenyan concert on October 6, 2022.
Organizers of singer Tems much anticipate Kenyan Concert have explained why the act back out despite being paid in advance.
In a statement, Tukutane Festival organizers said the songstress felt uncomfortable performing in Kenya.
“Sadly Tems has canceled her show in Nairobi on October 15th due to circumstances unexpected to us.
"As of three days ago, all was going according to schedule and plan. We paid for Tems in full 15 days before the performance date and to our surprise as soon as the payment was made, her manager mentioned that she is no longer comfortable coming to Kenya and just does not want to perform for her Kenyan fans. We were shaken, heartbroken, and financially wounded,"
The organizers of the said event have promised to reschedule the October 15th Festival. They also assured their fans that they will be refunded their money.
“We greatly do apologize for any inconvenience caused and we are looking to reschedule the Tukutane festival to later a date which will be announced in the coming days.
“As shocking as it is, we have to accept and move on. Kindly take note that everyone shall be refunded. We are rescheduling Tukutane Festival to a later date and we hope to see y’all soon,” the statement outlined.
In a statement released via her social media pages, Tems detailed that she will not be performing at Tukutane Festival due to circumstances beyond her control.
“Hey, Kenya 🇰🇪. Honestly, it’s quite heartbreaking to say this but I will not be able to perform at the Tukutane Festival due to circumstances beyond my control," Tems said in part.
The singer went on to explain that she is disappointed that she will not be meeting her Kenyan fans as early planned.
“I am as disappointed as you all are but I look forward to coming and giving you a show that you deserve. Love you all 💖,” Tems regretted.
The star announced her Kenyan tour back in August 2022.
“Nairobi Kenya, I'll be coming very soon,” Tems announced in a short post.