Nile Rodgers has recruited some famous friends and performers for the lineup for his inaugural FOLD (FreakOutLet’sDance) Festival. Announced this week on his Facebook, the annual's lineup will include Beck, Janelle Monáe, Pharrell Williams, Chaka Khan, Eric B, Q-tip, Keith Urban and more. The lineup will also include Duran Duran who recently completed their album produced by Rodgers witht he first single "Pressure Off" to be released in September. The news also comes as we wait for Rodgers to release his first Chic album since 1992 with the release date still to be announced.
The two-day festival will take place August 4 and 5 at Riverhead, New York's Martha Clara Vineyards from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. each day including a children’s festival timeslot from 9 a.m. to midday. The festival is expected to draw 10,000 people. A portion of proceeds will be donated to local charities. Look out for more details coming soon.