The Jockey Club LIVE presents JAMES
4TH AUGUST 2017
OPEN AIR CONCERT AT NEWMARKET RACECOURSE
The Jockey Club Live are proud to announce that JAMES are the latest act to join the Newmarket Nights summer season, performing on 4th August 2017.
Since forming in Manchester in 1982, James’ enduring creativity and musical legacy has made them one of the most influential British indie bands. During their music career now spanning over 30 years, they have released 14 studio albums, selling 13 million albums worldwide and hits include ‘Sit Down’, ‘Laid’ and ‘She’s A Star’. With continued commercial success, last year their latest studio album, ‘Girl At The End Of The World’ went straight in at #2 in the UK charts and received critical acclaim.
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 really excited to announce James as the next act for Newmarket Nights and welcome them to the Adnams July Course for the first time. It will be fantastic to see them perform their hits for our racegoers this summer and I am sure they will put on a fantastic show.”
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 8am on Friday, 7th April via http://www.thejockeyclublive.
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.