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The Revolution Will Be Live: A Tribute To Gil Scott Heron: Talib Kweli, Aswad, The Christians, Malik & The OGs, Sophia Ben-Yousef, Rumal Rackley, Ndaba Mandel, Craig Charles picture
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Thu 27th Aug 2015 at 6:30pm - 12:30pm

The Revolution Will Be Live: A Tribute To Gil Scott Heron

@ St George's Hall, Liverpool

Featuring: Talib Kweli, Aswad, The Christians, Malik & The OGs, Sophia Ben-Yousef, Rumal Rackley, Ndaba Mandel, Craig Charles

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The Revolution Will Be Live: A Tribute To Gil Scott Heron: Talib Kweli, Aswad, The Christians, Malik & The OGs, Sophia Ben-Yousef, Rumal Rackley, Ndaba Mandel, Craig Charles

***Please note that Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, is no longer performing at the event as originally advertised. He has been replaced by Talib Kweli.***

An event in tribute to the chart topping revolutionary artist, poet and civil rights activist, Gil Scott Heron.

Featuring Talib Kweli, plus legendary UK Reggae band Aswad, local chart toppers The Christians, poet and protégé of Gil’s Malik & the O.G's plus Sophia Ben-Yousef and much more.

Gil’s son Rumal Rackley and non-other than Ndaba Mandela, grandson of the late great Nelson Mandela, will be guest of honours whilst a DJ set from BBC Radio 6’s Craig Charles completes an unforgettable night.

The Revolution Will Be Live is commissioned by Liverpool International Music Festival 2015.