Nile Rodgers & Chic London 2022: how to get tickets for O2 Academy gig, presale details, possible setlist

Nile Rodgers, who has been influential in the careers of Diana Ross, David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, Daft Punk and more, is heading to London soon

Legendary soul artist Nile Rogers and Chic have announced two special shows in London and Manchester later this year.

Following on from Rogers’ appearance as a support act for Duran Duran at Hyde park, he will once again be returning for a one-off show in London as part of an ‘end of summer party’.

With this one off special show likely to sell quickly, here’s when it is, how to get tickets and more.

Nile Rodgers and Chic perform on the main stage during the TRNSMT Festival at Glasgow Green

When are Nile Rodgers and Chic performing in London?

The show is coming in less than two months, with Nile Rodgers and Chic, who Rodgers founded, performing at the O2 Academy in Brixton on 19 September 2022.

Rodgers is no stranger to performing in the capital, and has played in London as recently as June this year at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath, London.

Ahead of the performance, Rodgers said: “After the blues of Covid 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!”

How to get tickets to see Rodgers and Chic in London

Despite the show being just seven weeks away, tickets are not yet on sale and will go on presale first before being released on general sale.

The presale goes live on Wednesday, 3 August 2022 at 10am on an O2 priority presale, due to the venue the performance is being held at. The presale will end at 9am on Friday, 5 August.

After the presale ends, the tickets will then go on general sale, and can be purchased from Ticketmaster from 10am on Friday, 5 August.

What is a possible Nile Rodgers and Chic setlist?

According to setlist.fm, a possible setlist for Nile Rodgers and Chic could be:

  • 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

This setlist was compiled from his O2 City Hall Newcastle, Newcastle, England performance on 24 September 2021, so may change come his London show next month.

Who is Nile Rodgers?

The 69-year-old New York naitve is a true musical legend, having a hand in the careers of Diana Ross, David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, Daft Punk and more.

The 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 has also sold over 500 million records worldwide.

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