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Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers from Chic will be entertaining us with a bit of music AND chat, gracing two of our stages at the festival, grooving on the main stage and getting fuzzy heads thinking over on the literary stage. He will be talking about his life and reading from his biography - Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny. Described as an 'exhilarating, warm, courageous, deeply moving and funny' . Expect candour and genuine warmth from the man who has experienced an extraordinary musical journey, as he talks us through the winding turns in his life.

Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny by Nile Rodgers

"This book is an absolute knockout: exhilarating, warm, and courageous, deeply moving and deeply funny. Le Freak is as much about the greatness of life as it is about Nile Rodgers's extraordinary musical journey. As Rodgers well knows, the best music is the music is the stuff we feel, the stuff that speaks to us and won't let go. Le Freak does all that and much more. This is truly one of the best books ever written about art, music, life, and the way we grow to be exactly who we are. Actually, one of the best books period." — Cameron Crowe