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01 September 2021

Nile Rodgers & CHIC, The Libertines & More Confirmed For 2021 Playground Festival

Nile Rodgers Playground Festival 2021
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The Playground Festival is set to descend on Rouken Glen Park in Glasgow from September 24 – 26th 2021 featuring its most eclectic and diverse line-up to date.

The three-day event will present an array of star acts from across the musical spectrum including Boy George and Culture Club, Kelis, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, The Libertines, James, Razorlight, Glasvegas, Roisin Murphy, Orbital, Hot Chip, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Sister Sledge feat Kathy Sledge, Macy Gray and many more.

Nile Rodgers said: “It’s always Good Times for us with the incredible people of Glasgow. As you can imagine after almost 18 months of being at home we are going to make this special for all of us.”

A hidden escape nestled within the beautiful setting of Rouken Glen Park, Playground Festival features an eclectic line-up of world-class artists from across a whole spectrum of music and offers an experience like no other; a unique, boutique wonderland in the heart of Glasgow. Visit the event’s official website for more.

Also in Nile Rodgers news, the CHIC mainstay was recently unanimously re-elected to a second three-year term as chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame by the group’s board of directors at its annual board meeting. Rodgers was first elected to the post in 2018, when he succeeded Philadelphia soul architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.

Playground Festival 2021 includes the following acts:

Friday, September 24:
The Libertines
Hot Chip
Leftfield (DJ Set)
Irvine Welsh

Saturday September 25:
Culture Club
Roisin Murphy
Kathy Sledge
Erol Alkan
Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5

Sunday September 26:
Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Macy Gray
Craig Charles
Body & Soul
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Franc Moody
Horse Meat Disco

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