Two concert of Clueso and Max Herre with Samuel Yirga and Gash Abera Molla
On 27th and 28th of May 2016, two concerts of the well-known German musicians “Clueso” (singer-songwriter, rapper, jazz musician), “Max Herre” (singer-songwriter, rapper and former Freundeskreis) together with Ethiopian “Samuel Yirga” (Ethiopian funk-pianist) and music legend “Gash Abera Molla” took place at the Gazlight Club at the Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa and – open air - on the compound of the Goethe Institute Addis Ababa. Both concerts were the result of the cooperation between the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - who has financed the concert tour -, “Viva con Agua“ and the Goethe Institute Addis Ababa.
Approximately 1000 visitors attended both concerts. It was a welcome opportunity for musicians from Germany and Ethiopia to celebrate together the different musical backgrounds and cultures. Especially for the Ethiopian youth, the concerts were a rare opportunity to get a glimpse of the young and modern German music scene. These great concerts have shown that music is the one thing that connects people beyond and above all cultural borders. Especially at the Goethe Institute, when darkness fell, the mesmerizing atmosphere will be remembered by many who attended for some time to come.