Published: 11/02/2019 09:59 - Updated: 11/02/2019 10:06

Kaiser Chiefs to play Inverness

Written byKyle Walker

 

The Kaiser Chiefs will perform in Inverness this summer.
The Kaiser Chiefs will perform in Inverness this summer.
THE Kaiser Chiefs have announced that they will perform in Inverness this summer.

 

Performing as part of LCC Live’s Live in the City series of concerts, the indie-rockers will perform in Northern Meeting Park, on Saturday, August 17.

Fronted by lead singer and former The Voice judge Ricky Wilson, the Kaiser Chiefs first burst on to the world stage following the release of their debut album in 2005. The band has scored numerous hits including Oh My God, Never Miss a Beat and Ruby, their infamous number one hit. Their sixth record Stay Together was released in 2016 and reached number four in the UK album chart.

Ricky said: “We’re really excited to be playing in Inverness this August as we’ve heard great things about the Highlands. We’ll put on an outstanding show and will pick out some of our best-known smash hits to perform, so come and join us, and let’s make it an unforgettable night.”

Ricky is joined in the band by guitarist Andrew ‘Whitey’ White, Nick ‘Peanut’ Baines on keyboards, bassist Simon Rix and drummer Vijay Mistry.

Claire Kidger of LCC Live, said: “We’re delighted to confirm Kaiser Chiefs to the line-up for Live in the City in Inverness. They always put so much energy into producing a fantastic show, and we can’t wait to see them perform their latest and greatest hits.”

Live in the City is a series of music concerts being organised by local concert promoter, LCC Live, in Inverness this summer. Skipinnish (5th July 2019), The Proclaimers (Saturday, 6 July), Madness (Friday, August 23) and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (Saturday, 8 June) have all been confirmed to perform in the city this year.

Claire added: “We have a great line-up scheduled for Live in the City this summer, making it an unmissable series of outdoor music events. We have an eclectic mix of artists lined-up, appealing to all ages, so we hope you can come and join us.”

Tickets for Kaiser Chiefs go on sale at 9am on Friday from Ticketline (www.ticketline.co.uk; 0844 888 9991).

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