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