The Jockey Club LIVE presents JESS GLYNNE

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The Jockey Club LIVE presents JESS GLYNNE

AN OPEN AIR CONCERT AT NEWMARKET RACECOURSE, 26TH AUGUST 2017

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Due to overwhelming demand for her sold out show in 2016, Newmarket Nights and The Jockey Club Live are delighted to welcome back JESS GLYNNE to the Adnans July Course this summer.

First coming into the public consciousness as the vocalist on Clean Bandit’s Grammy Award winning and #1 hit ‘Rather Be’; pop sensation Jess Glynne has since become one of the biggest UK breakthrough acts of recent years. Her number-one charting debut album, ‘I Cry When I Laugh‘, has turned double platinum in the UK, making it the highest selling debut album of the past year. Jess is also one of only two British female solo artists to have five consecutive UK number one singles. 2016 was a further massive year for Jess, with a sold-out UK arena tour under her belt plus she was nominated for British Breakthrough Act, British Female Solo Artist and British Single for ‘Hold My Hand’ at this year’s prestigious Brit Awards.

Jess Glynne said:
‘It’s going to be great fun playing Newmarket Racecourse on 26th August after the races. My show there in the summer was one of my highlights as the fans were so amazing; I cant wait to come back!’

The 2016 season welcomed acts including Little Mix, Tears For Fears, Mark Ronson and the Kaiser Chiefs to the Adnams July Course, collectively playing to over 100,000 fans.

Amy Starkey, Regional Director East of Jockey Club Racecourses, said
“We are very excited to be welcoming Jess back to Newmarket Racecourses next August.  After a fantastic show this year when performing to a sold out crowd, I have no doubt we will be treated to another brilliant set.  Summer Saturday Live really is the perfect way to kick off the August Bank Holiday Weekend, especially when joined by a global superstar such Jess Glynne.”

The Jockey Club Live are leading promoters on the UK live scene, delivering spectacular line-ups of some of the hottest chart talent and legendary household names to some of the world’s most famous racecourses. The events are renowned for combining a fun filled evening at the races with a spectacular evening concert in the informal and relaxed open-air setting of the hallowed turf. Having welcomed over 200,000 fans of live music to their events in 2016, this year is set to continue the incredible success.

The racecourses have world-class customer facilities, featuring an array of award winning restaurants that cater for all tastes, be it Fine Dining through to delicious bistro food. The Jockey Club venues welcome over 2million people a year for some of the UKs biggest racing events so you can be sure a fantastic evening

Tickets will be on sale at 9am on Friday, 2nd December via http://www.thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a presale available to customers at 9am on Thursday, 1st December. Tickets are priced starting at £26 adult /£13 child (under 18). Please note child tickets are limited. All T&C’s are available on http:// http://newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk. There will be hospitality packages available to suit all budgets.

In addition to Newmarket, The Jockey Club Live will be hosting live concerts across Aintree, Sandown Park, Carlisle, Haydock Park, Wincanton, Epsom Downs and Market Rasen racecourses this summer.

About Newmarket Racecourse
Newmarket is the historic Home of Horseracing and a hub for the sport worldwide. Newmarket’s two racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the Adnams July Course, together stage some of the most prestigious and quality racing fixturesin the country. As well as offering world class flat racing, the Adnams July Course,during the summer months, stages sell-out music nights with acts that have included Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones and Jessie J. The Rowley Mile holds racing in spring and autumn, including the first two classics of the year – The QIPCO 2000and 1000 Guineas in May and in the autumn stages Dubai Future Champions Festival. The festival is worth over£2 million in prize money and offers the highest class racing for two year olds anywhere in the world.

Alongside the exhilarating excitement of world class Flat racing, pulsating music nights, great value family days, award-winning restaurants and exceptional conference & events facilities, Newmarket Racecourses will also be celebrating 350 years of extraordinary royal patronage and defining historic moments through our special commemorative events.  For more information, please visit www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk.

Newmarket Racecourses is part of The Jockey Club, which has been at the heart of British racing for more than 260 years. Today the largest commercial group in the sport, The Jockey Club runs the largest racecourse group in the UK by turnover (2012: £142.1m), courses (15) including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, attendances (2012: 1.8m), total prize money (2012: £35.3m), contribution to prize money (2012: £16.5m) and quality racing (Group and Graded races); more than 3,000 acres of world-class training grounds in Newmarket and Lambourn; The National Stud breeding enterprise and education provider; and the charity for racing’s people in need, Racing Welfare. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny The Jockey Club makes it puts back into British racing. More information is available at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk

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