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EARTH, WIND & FIRE JOIN FEST LINE-UP.

EARTH, Wind & Fire are to join Nile Rodgers and Chic at new Glasgow festival Fiesta x FOLD.

Original members Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnston will front the 10-piece band and headline the first day of the event in Kelvingrove Park on Saturday, June 30.

Promoters Brian Traynor and Ricky Scoular said: "This is an unbelievable coup for the festival. They are a phenomenal live act with an unbelievable back catalogue and we know that they will be a massive hit with the Fiesta x FOLD crowd."

It'll be the first time Earth, Wind & Fire have appeared on the same Scots stage as Rodgers. He will perform on both Saturday and Sunday before the headline act.

The Sunday line-up is still to be announced. A wide range of tickets for the event are on sale now, including VIP and family tickets. It has a "pay up scheme" so music fans can split the cost of tickets over two instalments.

Last year, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rodgers and Chic took their Studio 54 Tour to iconic venues including New York's Madison Square Garden.

Reviewers described the tour as "one for the history books".

?Tickets are now available from www.westendfiesta.co.uk

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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 9, 2018
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