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Jaki Liebezeit tribute concert at Cologne’s Philharmonie

Musicians from across Europe will descend on the Rhineland city to pay their respects to the Can drummer

Can members Irmin Schmidt, Damo Suzuki and Rosko Gee are among those lined up to pay tribute to their drummer colleague Jaki Liebezeit at a special commemorative concert in Cologne on 22 January 2018.

Marking the first anniversary of Liebezeit’s death, the concert promises “a clear dramatic thread“ to hold together a roster of artists that includes Jaki Liebezeit´s Drum Ensemble Drums Off Chaos with Manos Tsangaris, Schmidt, Suzuki, Gee, Reiner Linke & Maf Retter, Baba Zula, Gianna Nannini, Jah Wobble, Jono Podmore, Robert Coyne, Manfred Schoof, Jochen Irmler, Pi-hsien Chen, Burnt Friedmann, Rüdiger Elze, Hans ‘Bäär’ Maahn, Dominik von Senger, and others.

Jaki Liebezeit – A Tribute will take place on 22 January, 2018, 8pm at Cologne’s Philharmonie Köln.