Nile Rodgers & CHIC To Grace Australia With An Exclusive Tour

Play / 6 September 2023

In a momentous announcement, the legendary Nile Rodgers and his iconic band CHIC are set to make a triumphant return to Australian stages this October. This limited and exclusive run of headline dates adds a glittering touch to their already highly anticipated appearances at Harvest Rock in Adelaide and the prestigious Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

As the kings of disco, Nile Rodgers & CHIC are gearing up to provide fans with an unforgettable night of music spanning decades. Their setlists promise to be a mesmerising journey through their extensive back catalogue, featuring a plethora of chart-topping hits written or produced by the genius himself, Nile Rodgers.

The tour kicks off at Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on Friday, October 20, 2023, promising to set the stage on fire with their infectious tunes. Sydney’s Enmore Theatre will be the next stop on Wednesday, October 25, and then they will grace the historic Fremantle Prison on Friday, October 27. These headline shows are a delightful addition to their already announced performances at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival on Saturday, October 21, and Adelaide’s Harvest Rock on Saturday, October 28.

For eager fans, the ticket release date is marked on the calendar – Thursday, September 7, at 11am (local time). But, here’s a tip for My Live Nation members: you can secure your tickets during the exclusive pre-sale, which begins at 10 am (local time) on Wednesday, September 6, and concludes at 10am (local time) on Thursday, September 7.

Nile Rodgers, the musical virtuoso, expressed his excitement about returning to Australia, saying, “The pandemic had kept us away from our fans in Australia and New Zealand for too long, but now we are coming back to kick off the summer with good times!” His enthusiasm is sure to be infectious, and fans are eagerly anticipating a summer of unforgettable music.

Nile Rodgers boasts an illustrious career that spans across various music genres. He’s a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, and a multiple Grammy Award-winning artist known for his remarkable contributions as a songwriter, composer, producer, arranger, and guitarist. As the co-founder of CHIC, Nile Rodgers pioneered a musical language that generated chart-topping hits and even played a significant role in the advent of hip-hop with the timeless classic “Good Times.”

Rodgers’ extensive body of work includes iconic tracks like “We Are Family” with Sister Sledge and “I’m Coming Out” with Diana Ross. His production talents have graced the works of legendary artists such as David Bowie (“Let’s Dance”), Madonna (“Like A Virgin”), and Duran Duran (“The Reflex”), collectively selling over 500 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide. His innovative collaborations with modern icons like Daft Punk (“Get Lucky”), Daddy Yankee (“Agua”), and Beyoncé (“Cuff It”) continue to set trends and top charts around the world.

Australian music enthusiasts are in for a treat as Nile Rodgers & CHIC prepare to light up the stage with their undeniable charisma and musical prowess. Get your tickets here.