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TRNSMT 2022: Disco legends Nile Rodgers and Chic to perform at Glasgow Music Festival


Nile Rodgers will perform with his band Chic at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow in July. Photo: Paul Windsor

The multi-award-winning musician, songwriter and producer will perform with his band Chic when the three-day festival returns to its July spot on the calendar.

They must already be on the front page of the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival in the Highlands, which is sold out.

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Maximo Park, Sam Fender, Ella Henderson, Self Esteem, Griff, The Lathums and Example were also added to the TRNSMT bill by the organizers of DF Concerts.

Nina Nesbitt, Luke La Volpe, Brooke Combe and Callum Beattie will join the Scottish contingent in the lineup.

TRNSMT has already revealed that the 2022 festival will be led by Paolo Nutini, The Strokes and Lewis Capaldi, who has canceled an appearance at this year’s event.

An announcement from the festival about the additions to its lineup said: “Nile Rodgers has produced some of the most iconic songs of all time, from ‘Let’s Dance’ by David Bowie and ‘Like a Virgin’ by Madonna to ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk; and with his band Chich, topped the Billboard Top 100 with iconic tracks “La Freak”, “I Want Your Love” and “Everybody Dance”.

True disco legends Nile Rodgers and Chic are sure to bring the crowd to ‘Dance, Dance, Dance’ with the ultimate party coming Friday night. “

Fender has been confirmed for TRNSMT following two sold-out concerts at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom and sold-out for an upcoming concert at the Hydro in less than a day.

Other new bands confirmed for next year include The Bootleg Beatles, Mimi Webb, Sigala, the DMAs, Mae Muller, Easy Life, Thomas Headon, Wet Leg, Gang of Youths, Jamie Webster, Alfie Templeman and The Regrettes.

Callum Beattie said: “You can play your singles all over the world and sell a shed full of albums, but as a Scottish artist I know I’m making real progress when I’m asked to play TRNSMT, Scotland’s biggest and best Festival.I’m honored to be asked – can’t wait.

The DMAs said: “Scotland is our home and we look forward to playing alongside these other artists for our most restless fans.”

Maximo Park – said: “We ended our recent UK tour with a fantastic concert in Glasgow so we can’t wait to get back – the crowds are still so passionate.”

Nina Nesbitt – “I have been looking forward to playing my first festival in over two years.

“I’m even more excited that it’s in Scotland at TRNSMT. I can’t wait to play in front of a home crowd again.”

The Snuts, Jimmy Eat World, Foals, Wolf Alice, Fountains DC, Sigrid and Beabadoobee were confirmed for next year’s festival when the first tickets went on sale in July.

A spokesperson for the festival said: “After nearly two long years without live music, TRNSMT 2021 has seen many hands-up, joyful, energetic and truly unforgettable performances.

“With today’s announcement and even more names to add to next year’s already phenomenal lineup, cinch presents TRNSMT 2022 which promises to be a must-have!