Craig David and Haçienda Classical join The Jockey Club Live summer 2023 line up

(C) Mark Ellis Photography 2021 Newmarket Nights 2021

In a double-header announcement, The Jockey Club Live are excited to welcome CRAIG DAVID and HAÇIENDA CLASSICAL to the summer 2023 line-up.


Molly Dingwall, General Manager, Haydock Park Racecourse said

“Craig is one of the icons of the UK music industry and a real voice of a generation – we’re so excited to have him at Haydock Park this Summer for a show that’s sure to be a highlight!”

Sophie Able, General Manager of Newmarket Racecourses, said

“What an announcement! A duo of headliners added to an spectacular season ahead with something for everyone. Craig David has been a favourite at Newmarket since his debut here in 2018 and Haçienda Classical will surely be a hit with their euphoric celebration of dance music.”



23 years since the critically acclaimed album, ‘Born To Do It’ changed his life, CRAIG DAVID has since catapulted back into the charts and into the nation’s hearts with a string of chart hits marking his triumphant return. Craig has since leapt from strength to strength on our airwaves and has been unavoidable on our TV screens and on the live circuit ever since. An astounding 23 UK top 40 singles, nine UK top 40 albums and over 5 billion streams worldwide, Craig David has achieved multi-platinum status in more than 20 countries around the world in his career. With two UK Number 1 albums under his belt, he has also received multiple BRIT Award and Grammy nominations, 4 x MOBO Awards, as well as becoming a 3x Ivor Novello Award winner.

Craig David said

“I had such an amazing time at Newmarket Nights in 2018 and Aintree Racecourse in 2019, so I’m thrilled to be returning in June and July. There is nothing quite like an outdoor summer show – bring it on!”



The widely acclaimed live orchestral clubbing series which has cemented itself as the ultimate night out. Helmed by DJ Graeme Park and accompanied by the Manchester Camerata Orchestra and special guests, the concert brings arrangements of much loved, defining anthems once played at the legendary Haçienda nightclub plus new versions of club classics all mixed continuously into one non-stop set. Their reinterpretation of seminal classics results in a legendary celebration of dance music.The wildly successful series has opened Glastonbury Festival’s Pyramid Stage, toured festivals including Isle Of Wight, Kendal Calling, The Big Feastival as well as headlining individual concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall and their annual homecoming at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl.

Graeme Park, Haçienda Classical said

“I’m thrilled that Haçienda Classical will be performing this summer at the historic Newmarket Racecourse. This wonderful setting with its rich heritage is the perfect backdrop for this year’s show which is crammed full of classic club tracks that are guaranteed to excite and entertain in such glorious surroundings.”



Tickets for CRAIG DAVID and HAÇIENDA CLASSICAL awill be on sale at 10am on Friday 24th February via, with a presale available to customers at 10am on Wednesday 22nd February.

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