FRIDAY 17THAUGUST 2018
HEADLINING NEWMARKET NIGHTS AT NEWMARKET RACECOURSES
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GEORGE EZRA is the latest artist announced for the 2018 Newmarket Nights summer season at Newmarket Racecourses.
George Ezra is one of the biggest selling male artists of the decade. His debut album Wanted On Voyageis certified 4x platinum in the UK,gold in the US,and was amongst the top 10 biggest selling artist albums in this country in both 2014 and2015, reaching #1 in the Official UK Chart and spending 122 weeks in the chart overall. In little more than 18 months Ezra went from virtual unknown to one of the international breakthrough artists of recent times: taking in a top 10 album in 10 countries; three sold out UK tours; nominations for four BRITs, one BBC Music Award and an Ivor Novello. He’ll be releasing his highly anticipated sophomore album Staying At Tamara’s, on 23rd March via Columbia Records, available to pre-order now. Uninhibited, feel-good new single ‘Paradise’ previews the new album and is available now to stream and download.
George joins the previously announced James Blunt (Friday 29thJune), Craig David (Friday 20thJuly) and Plan B (Friday 27thJuly) on the Newmarket Nights bill, with The Vamps headlining the popular Summer Saturday Live on 25thAugust.
Amy Starkey, Regional Director East of Jockey Club Racecourses, said;
‘We are very much looking forward to welcoming George Ezra to the Newmarket Nights stage for the first time. George has been a firm favourite of the festival circuit for a few years, so we are delighted he will be joining our sizzling hot music line-up this summer.’
The Jockey Club Liveare 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. Summer Saturday Live and Newmarket Nights are a staple in the regions social calendar and last year hosted tens of thousands fans of live music, with performances from artists including Olly Murs, Jess Glynne, Culture Club and The Jacksons.
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.
The Jockey Club 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 Tuesday 30thJanuary via thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a presale available to customers at 8am on Monday 29thJanuary.
Tickets are priced from £26. All T&C’s are available on newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk. There will be hospitality packages available to suit all budgets.
In addition to Newmarket, The Jockey Club Livewill be hosting live concerts across Sandown Park, Market Rasen, Aintree, Haydock Park and Carlisle racecourses next summer.