The Young Song singer announced a surprise summer show at the city’s Slessor Gardens.The open-air concert, on Saturday July 28, is the former X Factor judge’s only show
on the east coast of Scotland this year as well as just a handful o f other UK dates.On the
announcement, Rita said: “I cannot wait to perform in Dundee.“My Scottish fans are always up for a good time and I am going to bring it – see you there!
”Fresh from her performance at the Brit Awards, the 27-year-old is set to play songs from her extensive catalogue of hits such as How We Do, R.I.P. and For You – the title track from 50 Shades of Grey alongside Liam Payne.
Lynne Short, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee, believed the announcement put Dundee “on the map” as a top music destination.
He said, “Slessor Gardens has proved itself to be a great place to host major outdoor concerts from some of the top performers in the world right now. “Adding Rita Ora to the name of a A-list artists that have played or will play in the city cements our position on the map as a must-play place, and a must-see location for music fans.”