The Jockey Club Live and Haydock Park Racecourse has announced that Nile Rodgers & CHIC will be visiting the historic racecourse on the 22 June, joining previously announced Jess Glynne (7 June) and Rick Astley (20 July) as part of their summer season of live concerts.
Expect to hear some of the best-known pop anthems from the last four decades. With more than 200 production credits to his name, the scope of Nile Rodgers’ peerless influence is undeniable.
As the co-founder of CHIC, Rodgers pioneered a musical language that generated chart-topping hits like “Le Freak,” sparked the advent of hip-hop with “Good Times,” and won CHIC 11 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations.His work in the CHIC Organization and his productions for artists like David Bowie (incl. ‘Lets Dance’), Diana Ross (incl. ‘Upside Down’, ‘I’m Coming Out’) and Madonna (incl. ‘Material Girl’, ‘Like A Virgin’) have sold over 300 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide while his innovative, trendsetting collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicii, Sigala, Disclosure and Sam Smith reflect the vanguard of contemporary music.
Tickets will be on sale at 8am on Friday 8 February via thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a presale available to customers at 8am on Wednesday 6 February. Tickets start at £37.50 for adults and £18.75 for child tickets.