Legendary musician Nile Rodgers and his band CHIC are heading out on tour with four dates announced today at the seaside and stately homes.
The iconic live dance band will headline four open-air gigs bringing their cool nights of dance, hip hop and rock to:
- Scarborough Open Air Theatre – Sunday June 24
- Alnwick Castle, Northumberland – Wednesday July 11
- Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire – Thursday July 19
- Lytham Festival, Lancashire – Saturday July 21
Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday February 16 from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Nile Rodgers and CHIC, famous for hits including Everybody Dance and Le Freak, have enjoyed global success for more than 40 years. They remain as relevant today as they did when they first hit the scene back in 1976.
The four dates are presented by promoters Cuffe and Taylor. Director Peter Taylor said: “Nile Rodgers and CHIC are the epitome of cool dance music. These are global superstars who are both adored by their fans and hailed as innovators by their peers.
“We are delighted to be working with them this summer and look forward to bringing the very best of dance music to Scarborough, Alnwick, Belvoir and Lytham.
“All four venues provide a spectacular backdrop fitting to present what will be a series of stunning shows.”
Sonic innovator and Grammy Award winner Nile Rodgers transcends all styles of music across every generation with a body of work that’s garnered him inductions in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (2017) and the Songwriters Hall of Fame (2016). Nile’s work in the CHIC Organization and his productions for artists like David Bowie, Madonna and Diana Ross have sold over 300 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide while his innovative, trendsetting collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicci and Sigala reflect the vanguard of contemporary music.