Everyone’s Turf: 8 Music Nights in Yorkshire

Everyone’s Turf: eight music nights in Yorkshire with something for everyone at over 400 horseracing fixtures this summer.

The thrilling action will continue off the track into the long evenings this summer as Yorkshire has eight electrifying Music Nights that will be taking place across three racecourses. These fantastic live music events are part of 67 total fixtures across Yorkshire.

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 are set to take place after evening racing during the week, providing a great chance to meet with friends after work in a fun outdoors atmosphere.

The fun doesn’t stop after racing ends as nine acts will be performing across Yorkshire racecourses to keep the festival atmosphere going. Whether dressing up or keeping it casual, it will be a fantastic occasion to relax with friends and family

Doncaster Racecourse has four spectacular Music Evenings after racing that will see Paloma Faith (Saturday 25th June), Nile Rogers and Chic (Saturday 26th July), a Queen Tribute Act (Saturday 30th July) and McFly (Saturday 13th August) all performing their classic hits.

Four tribute acts will take to the stage at Pontefract Racecourse. On Friday 15th July Re-Take That perform and on Sunday 24th July, Simply Sheeran, Typically Tina and a George Michael act will wow the crowds as part of their fun family Sunday. Under 18’s race free and adult tickets start from £7.

York Racecourse will host an exciting Music Showcase Weekend from Friday 22nd July to Saturday 23rd July. Madness will be performing on the Friday and Sugababes will bring the floor fillers on the Saturday, perfect for pop fans of all ages across Yorkshire.

Music Nights Fixture dates:

  • Doncaster, Saturday 25th June: Paloma Faith
  • Pontefract, Friday 15th July: Re-take That
  • Doncaster, Saturday 16th July: Nile Rogers and Chic
  • York, Friday 22nd July: Madness
  • York, Saturday 23rd July: Sugababes
  • Pontefract, Sunday 24th July, Tribute Bands
  • Doncaster, Saturday 30th July: Queen Tribute Act
  • Doncaster, Saturday 13th August: McFly
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To showcase all summer racing fixtures and the amazing entertainment they have 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.

Jenas who has attended a number of racing fixtures said, “In addition to the unbeatable sporting spectacle, three racecourses across Yorkshire are 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.

music nights

“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 nights 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 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.”

Charlotte Russell, General Manager of Go Racing Yorkshire, said, “We are thrilled to see such a variety of activity on offer for racegoers this summer across Yorkshire. A raceday here is always a great day out as we truly have something for everyone to enjoy. We can’t wait to see friends and families from all over Yorkshire come and spend a memorable day at the races with us.

“Whether it’s their first visit or they are a regular face, all nine racecourses here in Yorkshire always go above and beyond to make our racegoers’ days as special as possible so they can enjoy quality time together.”

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.

See full fixture list for Yorkshire below.

To find out more about Everyone’s Turf and local fixtures visit https://www.greatbritishracing.com/everyonesturf/

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