Life Along The Borderline scheduled for London in October

John Cale will be headlining what’s billed as “an iconoclastic tribute” to his old Velvet Underground chum Nico.

Cale – who also produced Nico during her solo career – is the first name to be announced for the event at London’s Royal Festival Hall on October 11. According to the Festival Hall folks, “a very special line-up of artists re-imagine her life, work and songs in this one-off event.”

Tickets are on sale from Friday 29 August, priced £35, £30, £25 and £20.

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