Music legend and pop culture icon Chaka Khan was announced today as one of Nocturne Live’s headliners in a hugely anticipated triple bill for next summer’s concert series.
The 10-time Grammy winner, who is touring to celebrate her 70th birthday and 50th year in music, will perform at Blenheim Palace on Thursday June 13 alongside disco legends Sister Sledge and party-starting funk group The Fatback Band.
Disco queens Sister Sledge are the multi-million-selling vocal group behind the classic anthems We Are Family, Thinking Of You, He’s The Greatest Dancer and Lost In Music, and funk and soul outfit The Fatback Band who revolutionised the foundations of dance, funk, soul, rap and R&B in the ‘70s and ‘80s and continue to wow crowds around the world.
They join Crowded House, Sheryl Crow and Turin Brakes READ ABOUT IT HERE whose gig on Sunday June 16 has already sold out.
For over five decades, Chaka Khan has remained one of music’s most influential voices. Alongside releasing 23 albums and enjoying a string of hits including Ain’t Nobody, I’m Every Woman, I Feel For You and Tell Me Something Good, Khan has collaborated with the likes of Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder and Mary J. Blige, and was recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
Tickets for Chaka Khan, Sister Sledge and The Fatback Band start at £54 and go on sale at 9am on Friday December 1. Pre-sale is available at 9am on Tuesday November 28th at www.nocturnelive.com
More acts for the series (the Friday and Saturday nights) will be announced in due course.