Nile Rodgers Rocks Bar Chrystie to PUBLIC with Surprise Performance

On the occasion of the first of the hotel’s many musical performances, find out what happened in one of the last hot spots in the city center.

On the occasion of the first of the hotel’s many musical performances, find out what happened in one of the last hot spots in the city center.

This week, a moment in the history of music has been marked. Transforming into Bar Chrystie at Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC Hotel on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, legendary American guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer and arranger Nile Rodgers has delivered endless greatest hits and has told the many wonderful stories behind each momentous chapter of his famous career.

With around 150 guests crammed into the hotel hotspot, the unforgettable night marks the start of a new musical series with Schrager, with Rodgers detailing the source from where it all started for music in New York, Studio 54. stories with Grace Jones on a night that led to the formation of the hit song “Freak Out” to blur guitar faults and snippets from his hits, the musical powerhouse filled the room for hours.

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Guests such as Vashtie Kola, Tiger’s Rex, Marja Samson, Afrodet Zuri, Tiger’s Blu, Khadijat Oseni and Karston Tannis were among the first guests to witness the birth of a new series of musical performances at the popular bar, with more names to be announced. Just launched in 2017, PUBLIC Ian Schrager’s modern hotel sets the benchmark for luxury and unforgettable experiences for all, never understanding the vibe of their many offerings and amenities, including the new restaurant , Popular, as well as Cantina & Pisco Bar, Ceviche Bar, and an upgraded LOUIS, the hotel’s global gourmet bazaar by Peruvian chef Diego Munoz.