The Jakarta Post
The concert, titled "Pagelaran sang Bahaduri" (The Hero's Performance), will be held on Jan. 24 at Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki, in Central Jakarta. (Shutterstock/File)
Indonesian musicians are set to perform in a charity concert for veteran musician Yockie Suryo Prayogo, also known as Jockie Soerjoprajogo, who served as the keyboardist of legendary rock band Godbless.
The concert, titled “Pagelaran sang Bahaduri” (The Hero's Performance), will be held on Jan. 24 at Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki, in Central Jakarta.
According to Antara news agency, among the musicians set to participate in the show are Andy from /rif, Ariyo Wahab, Berlian Hutauruk, Bonita, D’Masiv, Dira Sugandi, Fariz RM, Ingrid Widjanarko, Keenan Nasution, Nicky Astria, Once, Eros Djarot and Sys NS.
The concert itself is organized by Yockie’s close friends, namely Kadri Mohamad, Dion Momongan, Indro Hardjodikoro, Tyas Amalia, Windy Setiadi, Keenan Nasution, Bens Leo, Seno M. Hardjo and Donny DSS.
The young Yockie Suryo Prayogo. (facebook.com/jsopofficial/File)
Kadri Mohamad said all the musicians would perform Yockie's songs and receive no payment.
Tickets to the concert can be purchased online with prices star at Rp 200,000 (US$14).
Aside from Godbless, Yockie also joined rock group Giant Step and musical group Kantata Takwa. He was also among composers of renowned album Badai Pasti Berlalu (The Storm will Surely Pass), which served as the soundtrack for a 1977 film with the same title.
Born in 1954, Yockie reportedly had been living with diabetes for more than 15 years. (wir/kes)