Nile Rodgers Brings FreakOut! Let’s Dance Festival To the UK In 2016

Grammy Winning icon Nile Rodgers of CHIC has announced his FreakOut! Let’s Dance Festival FOLD Fest will be coming to the UK this summer, for three days from Friday 24th until Sunday 26th June 2016 happening at Fulham Palace, London, United Kingdom.

The full venue address is Fulham Palace, Bishops Avenue, Fulham, London, SW6 6EA, United Kingdom.

The line-up sees hosts Chic featuring Nile Rodgers who appear act days joined by Alison Moyet, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, John Newman, Grace, Emin, Angie Stone, and Incognito.

Many more acts will be added to each day of the festival.

Festival curator Nile Rodgers said, “‘I started FOLD Festival 4 years ago in Montreaux, Switzerland to pay tribute to the musicians that make me who I am: A collaborative ensemble composer, who knows how to throw party!”

FOLD will be the first ever music event to be staged at London’s Fulham Palace. Seeped in over 1300 years of British history, the historic Fulham Palace house and gardens of the Bishop of London is an incredible setting in which to experience one of the music highlights of 2016.

Robomagic CEO Rob Hallett who will be producing the show commented “It is an honour and privilege to be working with the legend that is Nile Rodgers on a new festival for London that London has not seen the like of in the past”

The day splits are listed below: 

(All three days will be hosted by CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers)

Friday 24th June 2016 (Golden Era of 80’s Pop)

  • Alison Moyet (Performing with CHIC)
  • Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey

Saturday 25th June 2016 (Modern Day Pop)

  • John Newman (Performing with CHIC)
  • Grace
  • Emin

Sunday 26th June 2016 (The Very Best of Funk, Soul and Everything in Between)

  • Angie Stone (Performing with CHIC)
  • Incognito

Gates open at 5pm on Friday 24th June 2016 and at 4pm on both Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2016. It is a standing event and there are no seating areas. Also, There is no parking at the event but there will be a drop off and pick up point in Bishops Avenue. Once you arrive access to the site is level with no steps and very gentle slopes.

Tickets are on sale now and are available at

A general admission one day ticket is priced at £60.75 (including booking fees) and a VIP Golden Circle one day ticket is priced at £94.50 (including booking fees). The VIP Golden Circle ticket provides  a spot in front of the stage as well as access to a covered private bar and catering area in the walled garden. Other VIP and Hospitality Packages are available at

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Glenn Sargeant

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