CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers
Liverpool Music Week 2017 Opening Night: CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers Plus Support
Playing all the hits, including: He’s The Greatest Dancer, We Are Family, I'm Coming Out,
Upside Down, Like A Virgin, Let’s Dance, Get Lucky, Le Freak, Good Times
Liverpool Disco Fest DJs: 18:30-20:00
Sense Of Sound Singers under musical direction of Jennifer John: 20:00-20:30
Liverpool Music Week are delighted to announce that funk legends CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers will headline the 15th Anniversary Year Opening Night Party of the prestigious Liverpool-based metropolitan music festival on 26 October 2017, in an extremely special performance at Echo Arena Liverpool. This will be the most exciting Opening Night Party the festival has seen to date.
Enjoy CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers at Echo Arena Liverpool and get to meet the man himself.
An Exclusive Meet and Greet package is available which includes:
- Exclusive access to the end of the daytime soundcheck
- Exclusive personal Meet & Greet with Nile Rodgers
- Photo/selfie opportunity with Nile Rodgers
- Autograph opportunity with Nile Rodgers
- Intimate storyteller session with Nile Rodgers post-soundcheck
- Exclusive item of CHIC Nile Rodgers merchandise
- Very limited availability
Entry to the concert is not included in the Meet and Greet ticket. Concert tickets must be bought separately.
Liverpool Music Week 2017
Crowned Best Metropolitan Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2016, Liverpool Music Week 2017 takes place from 26 October to 4 November at a variety of venues across the city. A limited number of LMW17 Wristbands are available from TicketQuarter giving access to all shows including the opening night headline funk legends CHIC featuring NILE RODGERS
The Festival lineup includes:
MOUNT KIMBIE / PRINCESS NOKIA / AJ TRACEY / PERFUME GENIUS / ZOLA JESUS /
BELLA UNION 20th Anniversary feat. LOST HORIZONS
CHILDHOOD / GENGAHR / GIRL RAY / GOAT GIRL / BC CAMPLIGHT / SPINNING COIN
/ LITTLE CUB / JAPANESE BREAKFAST + more TBA
Wristbands are £71.50 (incl. administration fee) this includes a £44.50 seat at the CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers event and are available from TicketQuarter. If you would like to buy tickets for the whole festival click here.
Under 14s in the seats must be accompanied by an adult
Strictly no under 14s on the Standing Floor
For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Echo Arena is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Echo Arena.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
Echo Arena is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Echo Arena, while Manchester’s international airport is just 45 minutes away by car.
The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park onsite is currently closed. There is plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)