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26th May 2017

Texas announced as final act at Newmarket


The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses have revealed the final artist for the 2017 Newmarket Nights season. Completing the line-up, TEXAS will be headlining on 28th July.

Fronted by Sharleen Spiteri, TEXAS are one of Britain’s best-loved bands. Over their 30 years, they have sold 35 million records, had 3 number one albums, 7 top ten albums and 13 top ten singles including hits ‘Say What You Want’, ‘Black Eyed Boy’, ‘Summer Son’ and ‘Inner Smile’. Recently releasing their 9th studio album ‘Jump On Board’, the album saw the band catapulted back into the top 10 once again.

Amy Starkey, Regional Director, Jockey Club Racecourses East Region, said;
‘We are pleased to announce Texas as our final act to complete the line-up of music events at Newmarket Racecourses this summer. We look forward to welcoming Texas back to the Adnams July Course for the first time since 2011 on Friday, 28th July for what will no doubt be a fantastic evening of racing and musical entertainment.’

Following on from Little Mix’s sell out of general admission tickets last week, many of the shows are set to follow suit in the coming months. Fans are suggested to book now to avoid disappointment:

23rd June – Little Mix – GENERAL ADMISSION SOLD OUT
30th June – The Jacksons 50th Anniversary Tour
21st July – Culture Club
28th July – Texas
4th August – James
11th August – Chase & Status (DJ Set)
18th August – Olly Murs
26th August – Jess Glynne, Summer Saturday Live

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.

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 8am, Thursday 4th May via http://www.thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a presale available to customers 8am, Wednesday 3rd May. Tickets are priced starting from £26 adult /£13 child (under 16, aged 4 and under go free). Please note child tickets are limited. All T&C’s are available on http://newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk.
An upgrade option for Newmarket Nights 2017 will also be available from Thursday 4th May for all shows for premier enclosure bookers. The Prime Viewing Platform will let you enjoy the show from a raised height giving the best views of the concert, easy access bar and toilet facilities. All upgrades will include a free drinks voucher worth £5, VIP lanyards and raffle entry to win a meet & greet with the headlining artist (show dependent). Please visit http://newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk/ for more information and further hospitality packages to suit all budgets and upgrades.

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