Nile Rodgers & Chic have announced two huge end of summer UK shows, including one in Manchester.
The shows are known as ‘The End of Summer Party’ and will both take place in September.
Here’s what you need to know about the Manchester gig, including which songs Nile Rodgers & Chic may play and how you can get hold of tickets.
When do Nile Rodgers & Chic perform in Manchester?
Nile Rodgers & Chic are due to play at the O2 Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on 21 September 2022.
This is two days after the first show at the O2 Academy in Brixton, London.
When do presale tickets go on sale?
Presale tickets will be made available through Live Nation from 10am on Thursday, 4 August.
When are tickets on sale?
Tickets for the show at the O2 Victoria Warehouse go on general sale at 10am on Friday, 5 August 2022.
These will be available through Live Nation.
What has Nile Rodgers said about the gigs?
Nile gave a statement following the announcement of the show dates in which he said the group want to get the Lionesses, fresh from their European Championship win at Wembley, up on stage.
Nile Rodgers said: “After the blues of Covid-19 we’ve had an incredible summer in the UK getting up front and close with all of our incredible fans.
“What better way to celebrate the last day of summer and the first day of autumn than with our final UK shows of the year at Brixton and Manchester.
“We want to invite all the Lionesses who’ve made the whole country so proud to get up on stage for what will truly be Good Times!”
What is the possible setlist?
Nile Rodgers & Chic bring an array of songs to each gig they play, and it is for this reason that it may be hard to call what they perom in Manchester.
Below is the setlist from a gig at O2 City Hall Newcastle in September 2021 according to setlist.fm
- Chic Cheer
- Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
- Everybody Dance
- I Want Your Love
- I’m Coming Out (Diana Ross Cover)
- Upside Down (Diana Ross Cover)
- He’s The Greatest Dancer (Sister Sledge Cover)
- We Are Family (Sister Sledge Cover)
- Like A Virgin / Material Girl (Madonna Cover)
- Modern Love (David Bowie Cover)
- Spacer (Sheila & B Devotion Cover)
- Soup For One
- Lady (Hear Me Tonight) Modjo Cover
- Lost in Music (Sister Sledge Cover)
- Notorious (Duran Duran Cover)
- Thinking of You (Sister Sledge Cover)
- My Feet Keep Dancing
- Get Lucky (Daft Punk Cover)
- My Forbidden Lover
- Let’s Dance (David Bowie Cover)
- Le Freak
- Good Times
Who is Nile Rodgers?
Nile Rodgers is a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist who’s been inducted into both the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
As the co-founder of CHIC Rodgers pioneered a musical language that generated chart-topping hits like “Le Freak,” (the biggest selling single in the history of Atlantic Records) and sparked the advent of hip-hop with “Good Times”.
Nile transcends all styles of music and has been a part of some of the most important and successful albums in the careers of legends such as Diana Ross, David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran and Daft Punk. A legacy that is responsible for over 500 million record sales.