Deacon Blue are joining the Newmarket Nights line-up!

Deacon Blue will be gracing the Newmarket Nights stage on Friday 16th August, as they bring their acclaimed ‘All The Old 45s – The Very Best of Deacon Blue’ tour to the July course.

One of Scotland’s most illustrious musical exports, Deacon Blue have sold a staggering 7 million sales worldwide. Their impressive chart record spans twelve top 40 singles and eight top 20 albums, which includes 1989’s ‘When The World Knows Your Name’ and 1994’s ‘Our Town’, both of which hit the #1 spot. Celebrating 35 years, the band unveiled their greatest hits anthology collection ‘All The Old 45s – The Very Best of Deacon Blue’ last year. Expect to hear many of their timeless hits including ‘Real Gone Kid’, ‘Fergus Sings the Blues’ and ‘Dignity’ when they rock the racecourse.

Sophie Able, General Manager of Newmarket Racecourses, said

“Deacon Blue is renowned for their incredible live shows and we can’t wait to welcome them to Newmarket Nights on Friday 16th August. Our line-up this Summer ranges from eighties icons to the most coveted current chart stars, so there’s really a night for everyone!”

Deacon Blue said

“Since we released our greatest hits, we’ve had an amazing time touring arenas across the UK and can’t wait to bring our live show to Newmarket Nights. Summer shows are always very special for us – see you there!”

The Jockey Club Live events are renowned for combining an electric evening at the races with a spectacular concert, in an informal and relaxed open-air setting. Returning for 2024, the concerts continue to welcome some of the nation’s biggest music talents to historic racecourses across the country, with recent headliners including Bastille, Anne-Marie, Olly Murs, Tom Jones and The Script. In addition to world-class live music, the events provide a selection of culinary delights for all, ranging from street food to the racecourses’ array of exceptional restaurants.

Tickets for Deacon Blue will be on sale at 10am on Friday 1st March via, with a presale available to customers at 10am on Wednesday 26th January.

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The Jockey Club Live will be hosting live concerts after racing at racecourses across the country including Sandown Park, Market Rasen, Carlisle, Newmarket, Aintree and Haydock Park in 2024. Keep an eye out for future announcements…

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