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CANCELLED: Carla Bley Trios feat. Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow

Summer Jazz 2018


Yesterday we were informed that Carla Bley was hospitalized in New York. Therefore she had to cancel a concert or tour for the first time in her long career.
While the concerns about her health is standing before everything – after all the turned 82 in may – we have to solve the problems resulting out of this situation. The concert was nearly sold out.
Andy Sheppard, who would have been a part in Carla Bley's trio, offered to play with the Espen Eriksen Trio. We think this is a great idea. The quartet is well-rehearsed, will play pieces of Carla Bley among their own and since we fly the four in from London and Oslo it will be an exclusive concert.

The tickets for the concert on July 17th 2018 as well as the festival tickets for SUMMER JAZZ (including June 16th/17th and 20st) remain effective.

Off course we offer to give back already bought tickets. Our ticket provider "ticket i/o" will recompense the whole price along with all pre-sale fairs. This also applies for the festival tickets. Only the extra costs for already ordered hard tickets can not be refunded.

If you choose to give back your ticket, please write an e-mail until 10.07.2018 with the subject „Refundierung + Carla Bley 17.07.2018“ to
All tickets that are not wished to be refunded by 10.07.2018 remain effective for the concert of "Andy Sheppard and Espen Eriksen Trio" on 17.07.2018.

We apologize for any inconvenience and disapointment and thank you for your understanding.

Reiner Michalke, Cologne, June 22nd 2018
(Program Director Stadtgarten Köln)

Tue, 17.07.2018

Carla Bley (piano), Steve Swallow (bass), Andy Sheppard (saxophone )

concert hall Start 20:00 Doors 19:30

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