Nile Rodgers & CHIC To Play Greenwich Summer Sounds
Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Tom Jones and Kaiser Chiefs have been revealed as the headliners of the first Greenwich Summer Sounds festival.
Top music acts will play the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, this summer, with the multi-day event taking place 4-8 July 2023.
Funk greats Nile Rodgers & CHIC will get the party started headlining on 4 July, and Welsh music hero Tom Jones is the closing act on July 6. Meanwhile, indie pop hitmakers Kaiser Chiefs headline the festival on 8 July.
Pre-sale begins on 10 March and general sale tickets will be available on 13 March. To gain access to the pre-sale, visit the festival website to sign up for the mailing list.
Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson said: “We can’t wait to headline Greenwich Summer Sounds, we’ll be bringing all our energy, see you there!”
The festival will be run by IMG, who are behind The Big Feastival, Hampton Court Palace Festival, Taste of London and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland.
Joel Smith, Vice President, Arts and Entertainment at IMG, said: “We are absolutely delighted to introduce Greenwich Summer Sounds to the UK festival calendar this summer. From world-class musical talent to incredible dining experiences, we’re excited to have such an iconic venue in the Old Royal Naval College to serve as a perfect backdrop for the ultimate evening of summer fun in the city”.
Matthew Mees, Chief Executive, Old Royal Naval College, added: “We’re delighted to welcome such an incredible line up of artists to perform at the Old Royal Naval College. It’s a truly magnificent venue for concertgoers to enjoy open-air music on a summer’s evening next to the river with views across London. Greenwich Summer Sounds is set to be a spectacular event in a beautiful and historic setting.”