Radio 2 In Concert

Episodes

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Summary20171030 (BBC Radio 2)

Jo Whiley presents a special In Concert with the band and the man behind disco's biggest hits; Chic featuring Nile Rodgers! From 'Le Freak' to 'Everybody Dance' this will be a party.

As a recent recipient of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Award for Musical Excellence, Nile Rodgers is also a​ multi-Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist and co-founder of Chic, who generated ground-breaking hits like Le Freak. His career-defining productions for David Bowie (Let's Dance), Madonna (Like A Virgin), and Sister Sledge (We Are Family), plus his work with artists like Duran Duran, Diana Ross, INXS, Steve Winwood, Peter Gabriel and Michael Jackson have sold over 300m albums and 50m singles worldwide while his collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicii, Disclosure, and Sam Smith reflect the vanguard of contemporary music.

Nile Rodgers says "I'm seriously looking forward to doing this special In Concert for Radio 2. We're going to rock out the Radio Theatre, so bring your dancing shoes and let's have a funky good time! See you on the 30th!"

This run of special In Concerts celebrates BBC Radio 2's 50th birthday, with a legendary line-up from the last five decades.

There are performances from Tears For Fears (26 October), CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers (30 October), Liam Gallagher (2 November), Paloma Faith (9 November) and Deep Purple (16 November), with each concert marking a different decade of music in the fifty years of Radio 2.

Taking place in the BBC Radio Theatre, London, the series of intimate performances will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 as well as in vision via the BBC Red Button. All performances will be available on BBC iPlayer for thirty days after.

Summary20171102 (BBC Radio 2)

Jo Whiley hosts an In Concert with one of the men who helped define the nineties, Liam Gallagher. Having just celebrated a number 1 debut solo album with 'As You Were' he is raring to go. He'll be playing some of his new material plus some Oasis classics that helped shape a generation and an era.

Liam Gallagher says: "Looking forward to taking over the airwaves and bringing you some super sounds on Radio 2. As you were LG x"

This run of special In Concerts celebrates BBC Radio 2's 50th birthday, with a legendary line-up from the last five decades.

There are performances from Tears For Fears (26 October), Chic feat. Nile Rodgers (30 October), Liam Gallagher (2 November), Paloma Faith (9 November) and Deep Purple (16 November), with each concert marking a different decade of music in the fifty years of Radio 2.

Taking place in the BBC Radio Theatre, London, the series of intimate performances will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 as well as in vision via the BBC Red Button. All performances will be available on BBC iPlayer for thirty days after.

Summary20171026 (R2)

Summary20171026 (R2)

Jo Whiley has pop legends and eighties extraordinaires Tears For Fears In Concert. They'll playing all the hits from old to new live from the BBC Radio Theatre. Classic songs ranging from Mad World, Change, Pale Shelter, Shout, Everybody Wants To Rule The World and Sowing The Seeds Of Love have made Tears For Fears one of modern music's most influential bands with their music being sampled by everyone from Kanye West to The Weeknd and covered by Lorde and most famously Gary Jules as part of the Donnie Darko soundtrack.

Curt Smith of Tears for Fears says: "We can't wait to bring some of our favourite songs, old and new, to the Radio Theatre for this special Radio 2 In Concert."

This run of special In Concerts celebrates BBC Radio 2's 50th birthday, with a legendary line-up from the last five decades.

There are performances from Tears For Fears (26 October), CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers (30 October), Liam Gallagher (2 November), Paloma Faith (9 November) and Deep Purple (16 November), with each concert marking a different decade of music in the fifty years of Radio 2.

Taking place in the BBC Radio Theatre, London, the series of intimate performances will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 as well as in vision via the BBC Red Button. All performances will be available on BBC iPlayer for thirty days after.

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