The Revolution Will Be Live: A Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

Liverpool International Music Festival have commissioned a night with artists including Talib Kweli and Aswad to lead a tribute to Gil Scott-Heron.

Jimmy Coultas

Last updated: 17th Jul 2015.
Originally published: 12th May 2015

Image: Talib Kweli 

In tribute to Gil Scott-Heron, a group of musicians and special guests are getting together at Thursday 27th August

Commissioned by Liverpool International Music Festival, the night will be commanded by New York rapper Talib Kweli (listen to 'Get By' above), who notably formed Black Star with Mos Def, revered reggae band Aswad, and a DJ set from BBC Radio 6's Craig Charles.

Sophia Ben Yousef are also playing on the night with guests of honour Rumal Rackley, who is Gil's son and Ndaba, the grandson of Nelson Mandela.

Ticket links below: 

The Revolution Will Be Live @ St George's Hall on Thursday 27th August

 

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