Music Nights at Racecourses – August and September

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From top DJs to fabulous tribute acts to the Real Deal, racecourses around the country will have you rock your socks off this August!


Thursday 1st August

EPSOM – Summer Nights Rewind – ‘00s

A popular one for all the rave loving racegoers! Expect big hits from the ‘00s dance scene. Gates open at approximately 16:00 for an early evening of racing.

Live music will then begin on the Hyperion Stage for a ‘00s themed Summer Night!


Friday 2nd August

BATH – Lansdown Live presents Festival of Legends

With seven exciting races followed by live music on the open-air stage, performed by three fantastic tribute acts – Absolute Bowie, George Michael by Michael Butler and Queen tribute band Flash.


Friday 2nd August

NEWMARKET RACECOURSES – Newmarket Nights Presents Pete Tong & The Heritage Orchestra

Experience Pete Tong & The Heritage Orchestra performing Ibiza classics. As the voice of Radio 1’s prestigious dance programming, Pete has held a commanding presence over the industry for more than two decades. With an unparalleled ear for new talent, Tong has become the leading tastemaker of the electronic generation.


Saturday 3rd August

HAMILTON PARK – Boë Violet Gin Ladies’ Night featuring Nadine Coyle, Simon Webbe, Max George & Calum Best

Before racing, Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle will get you singing and dancing to her solo singles and hit-packed Girls Aloud catalogue.

After racing, The Wanted’s Max George will perform a high energy set including his solo smash Barcelona plus some of The Wanted’s biggest hits. Simon Webbe will then take to the decks for an incredible DJ set that will definitely get you into the party spirit.

Following last year’s huge success, Calum Best is returning to co-judge the Best Dressed Lady competition.


Monday 5th August

WINDSOR – Rock at The Races Featuring Magic Queen in association with Frimley Health Charity

After racing, head over to the Paddock Lawn for a live performance from Magic Queen as they re-enact the glorious days of legendary rock band Queen, including the craziness of the ‘70s and the magic of the ‘80s.


Wednesday 7th August

GREAT YARMOUTH – Madness Tribute Race Night

Enjoy a fantastic night of racing followed by a live tribute to the country’s favourite Ska Band, Madness. This year it will be 40 years since the lads formed this iconic band originally from Camden Town and to celebrate, the excellent tribute band One Step Behind will perform live. Great Yarmouth offers a relaxed but very welcoming environment with plenty of facilities for all the family, including a children’s playground and an expansive family lawn area.


Thursday 8th August

SANDOWN PARK – Evening Flat Racing And Jess Glynne Live At Sandown Park

Jess Glynne will be returning to headline Sandown Park Racecourse with her spectacular outdoor summer show.


Friday 9th August

NEWMARKET RACECOURSES – Newmarket Nights Presents Bananarama

Experience Bananarama live! For the past three decades, Bananarama’s Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward have been one of pop’s most influential and revered groups.


Saturday 10th August

ASCOT – Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and Concert

Racing Reimagined. A unique fixture in the global racing calendar as the world’s top jockeys come together to compete for points, to lift racing’s ultimate team prize. For many visitors, the off-track entertainment is every bit appealing with a post-racing concert on the Old Paddock Lawns. This year, a full live headline concert from Jessie J will be followed by Tinie Tempah + Charlsey DJ set. Pop-duo Go West will open the after-racing concert.


Saturday 10th August

CHELMSFORD – One Night of Queen


Saturday 10th August

LINGFIELD – Jess Glynne Live After Racing

With 2 UK number 1 albums including the 2018 hit Always In Between, Jess Glynne will perform to thousands of racegoers live after racing.


Saturday 10th August

WINDSOR – Classic Ibiza

An evening of iconic Ibiza anthems, all brought to life by The Urban Soul Orchestra featuring live vocalists and DJs. Warm up with a chill-out set in the first half, followed by a 30 minute interval with DJ playing the latest Ibiza tunes. As dusk falls, the Urban Soul Orchestra return to the stage and bring some of the best of the White Island’s dance tunes to orchestral life.


Wednesday 14th August 2019

KEMPTON PARK – Irish Night

A fantastic Summer evening of floodlit All Weather racing and musical entertainment awaits.


Wednesday 14th August

WORCESTER – Sounds of the Summer – ‘70s Racenight

Get your groove on with live ‘70s music before an action-packed evening of racing gets underway.


Thursday 15th August

GREAT YARMOUTH – Beatles Tribute Race Night

Gather your friends and family together for racing followed by live music from the Beatles Revolution Tribute band.


Friday 16th August


Years & Years are one of the UK’s biggest breakthrough acts of recent years, having sold over 2.5 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide.


Friday 16th August

THIRSK – Racing & Scouting for Girls

Thirsk’s first ever racing and music event! Enjoy a wonderful Summer’s evening with a seven race card and followed by live music from Scouting for Girls.


Saturday 17th August

BATH –Super Cider Saturday With The Wurzels

Enjoy a proper day out at the races West Country style, all washed down with a glass of cider and followed by a live performance by renowned Somerset legends, The Wurzels, at Super Cider Saturday. Back by popular demand, renowned Somerset band, The Wurzels, will return to the racecourse to perform popular hits such as ‘Combine Harvester’ and ‘Blackbird’ straight after the last race.


Saturday 17th August

DONCASTER – James Live After Racing

James, one of British Indie Rock’s most celebrated and enduring bands, will perform live after racing! The Mancunian legends have produced 15 Studio albums dating back to the 1980s and most recently the 2018 hit ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’.


Saturday 17th August

MARKET RASEN – Jockey Club Live Presents Craig David

Grammy and Brit Award nominated and multi platinum-selling artist Craig David will headline Market Rasen racecourse following a six race card earlier in the day.


Saturday 17th August

NEWBURY – Madness Live After Racing

Madness will be returning to Newbury Racecourse Party in the Paddock stage following seven exciting races. The ska legends will play an array of their famous hits.


Saturday 17th August

TAUNTON – Razorlight & Special Guests

A music-packed event, with Special Guests the Happy Mondays and Sophie Ellis Bextor.


Wednesday 21st August

WORCESTER – Sounds of the Summer – ‘80s Racenight

Get the party started with ‘80s hits before an action-packed evening of racing gets underway. There will be live music from ‘80s covers band Essential ‘80s, performing all of the biggest and best party hits from the 1980s. So grab your glowsticks, leg warmers and dancing shoes for a night of fantastic music and racing.


Saturday 24th August

WINDSOR – Music Live

After racing, head over to the Paddock Lawn for live music.


Sunday 25th August

WOLVERHAMPTON – West End Stars perform an Evening of Queen

Performers from London’s West End, including former stars from the smash hit musical ‘We Will Rock You’ will come together to present a tribute to one of the world’s great rock bands in a one-night spectacular outdoor concert.


Wednesday 28th August

WORCESTER – Sounds of the Summer – ‘90s Racenight

Enjoy a ‘90s set from one of the Midlands’ best party bands, i-Party, performing in the County Enclosure live before racing and at intervals between races. With a set list full of ‘90s classics, you’ll enjoy an evening of ‘90s nostalgia and thrilling summer Jump racing.


Friday 30th August

HAMILTON PARK – Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight featuring GBX Anthems

This will be the 12th running of the Lanark Silver Bell Handicap at Hamilton Park. The trophy is believed to be the Oldest Sporting Trophy in existence, dating back to 1165!

Away from the track, the evening will get underway with the SPFL Mascots race. Dougie the Doonhamer for Queen of the South is going for the hat-trick!

After racing, enjoy the return of legendary DJ George Bowie for an energy filled set of GBX Anthems following last year’s huge success.


Friday 30th August

WOLVERHAMPTON – Madness Live After Racing

Quality, All-Weather racing at one of Britain’s busiest racecourses, is followed by a live performance from Madness on the outdoor stage.


Saturday, 31st August

CHELMSFORD – Ministry Of Sound The Annual Classical Concert


Saturday, 31st August

LINGFIELD – School Reunion Featuring 90’s Revival

The throwback-themed School Reunion extravaganza! Spend the day trackside and then at night, retire to the Outdoor Stage for a night of dancing, doing the robot and all round grooving to a ‘90s Revival Tribute Act.


Saturday 14th September

BATH – Lansdown Live: The Human League Live After Racing

Lansdown Live events present a unique combination of thrilling horseracing followed by live music from chart-topping bands to create a unique experience.

For 2019, ’80s chart-toppers, The Human League will rock the Lansdown Live stage with a headline performance live after racing.


Saturday 21st September


Those in the Restaurants or Hospitality Boxes can enjoy after-racing entertainment from ‘We Love to ‘90s’. Get ready to celebrate the best music from this era, and sing-a-long to smash hits including ‘Vogue’, ‘Barbie Girl’, ‘Mmmbop’ and ‘Tragedy’.


Sunday 22nd September

HAMILTON PARK – Sunday Afternoon Raceday featuring ABBAMANIAYou can dance, you can jive and have the time of your life with ABBAMANIA

as the leading tribute band take to the stage to perform the iconic band’s greatest hits after racing.

Before the music, the racing takes centre stage with seven Flat races to keep you entertained.



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