Kofi Burbridge Undergoes Emergency Surgery After Heart Attack

By Stu Kelly / June 21, 2017

Kofi Burbridge suffered a heart attack yesterday in Atlanta which required emergency surgery. Currently the multi-instrumentalist is in stable condition surrounded by friends, family and bandmates. Bur bridge, a Washington D.C. native, is a current member of the Tedeschi Trucks Bands and has an impressive resume playing with Aquarium Rescue Unit, with his brother Oteil, and the Derek Trucks Band. TTB released the following statement:

“After undergoing emergency heart surgery yesterday in Atlanta, our brother Kofi Burbridge is now resting in the hospital and beginning the earliest stages of his recovery while surrounded by family, bandmates and friends. Our thoughts are with Kofi and we ask for privacy and patience for the moment until we have further updates to share about his condition.”  

Kofi’s brother, Oteil, currently on tour with Dead & Company released the following message on his Facebook page.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Kofi and his entire friends and family. 

Photo provided by Josh Brick Graphics.


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