Top UK music act Rudimental will be performing at Haydock Park Racecourse on Friday 5th August as part of the Rose of Lancaster Carnival (Friday 5th – Sunday 7th August).
The dance-music quartet will be taking to the stage live after an exciting day of seven races.
After the thrilling action on the track, the entertainment continues in the long summer evening with the concert starting at 9.15pm.
Racegoers can expect to be up on their feet dancing to crowd-pleasing anthems so whether dressing up or keeping it casual, it will be a fantastic occasion to relax and spend quality time with friends and family. Adult tickets start from £35 (excluding booking fee).
The set from the award-winning group also sees the conclusion of the racecourse’s popular summer Music Nights. After Paloma Faith wowed the crowds on 1st July, Madness will perform their classic hits this weekend on 16th July before Rudimental finish the series with a bang in August.
The Music Nights feature as part of 26 total fixtures taking place across the North West with something for everyone. A day at the races is the ultimate day out as racegoers can experience top sporting action and amazing musical acts all at one price. Many of the fixtures take place after evening racing during the week, providing a great chance to meet with friends after work in a fun outdoors atmosphere.
Nevin Truesdale, Chief Executive of The Jockey Club which owns Haydock Park Racecourse, said:
“We are shaping up for a fantastic summer of racing across our racecourses and the sport more widely and we are thrilled to have such a variety of activity on offer for racegoers.
“Whether it’s great racing, live music or activities for families and youngsters there will be something for everyone and we can’t wait to welcome customers from all over the country to come and spend a memorable day at the races with us.
“No matter if it is a first visit or you are a regular at our courses, at The Jockey Club we always aim to make racegoers’ days as special as possible and we want as many people as are able to experience the thrill of British racing.”
To showcase all summer racing fixtures and the amazing entertainment on offer, Great British Racing has teamed up with TV presenter and former football star, Jermaine Jenas as part of the Everyone’s Turf campaign. See video here.
Jenas who has attended a number of racing fixtures said:
“In addition to the unbeatable sporting spectacle, Haydock Racecourse is putting on music after racing which is a fantastic way to get the most out of a summer day. There are some star names performing throughout the summer so it’s the perfect way to get friends together, sports fans or not.”
Jenas continued, “I am really excited to be part of Everyone’s Turf. The sporting action is second to none and the range of raceday experiences on offer is setting the benchmark for days out this summer.
“The stars of the sport, both jockeys and horses, put on a memorable show at every track and whether you’re taking your family, going with a group of friends for the music after racing, or you’re a foodie, you are going to have a fantastic day out.”
Chris Hughes, TV star and ITV Racing presenter, said:
“Nothing matches the thrill of a day at the races and when you add in things such as amazing music acts playing live music after racing, it makes it the ultimate summer day out.
“It is the perfect excuse to get a group of friends together and catch up, whether you’re cheering at the finish line or chatting over some delicious food and drink, it’s sure to provide some great memories.”
It is Everyone’s Turf this summer with more than 400 thrilling race meetings taking place across England, Scotland and Wales and a fixture in store for everyone between 21st June and 30th September.
Racing is Britain’s second largest spectator sport and encourages racing novices, avid sports fans and families to go outside and immerse themselves in the surprise and spectacle of a raceday. Set to a soundtrack of thundering hooves or DJ tunes, going to the races offers a day in the great outdoors with world class athletes at the centre of the action.
To find out more about Everyone’s Turf and local fixtures visit www.greatbritishracing.com