James Arthur is Live After Racing in Summer 2024!

British superstar James Arthur will be headlining Newmarket Nights on Friday 2nd August and Rasen Rocks on Saturday 17th August 2024. Having last played the racecourses in 2014, James has since become one of the UK’s biggest success stories of the 21st century.

The Middlesbrough-born, recent Brit Billion-certified artist has scored 4 top 10 albums, with 2016’s ‘Back from The Edge’ hitting   Number 1 spot. Over his career, he has collaborated with the likes of Anne-Marie, Sigala, Rudimental, Marshmello & many more. As one of the world’s biggest streaming artists, he has over 37 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone.

2016’s ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ became his breakthrough hit in the US and was officially the UK’s most streamed song of the year, going on to be enjoyed via over 4 billion streams. Other huge hit singles include ‘Impossible’, ‘Can I Be Him’, ‘Sun Comes Up’, ‘Naked’, ‘Empty Space’, ‘Rewrite the Stars’, ‘Falling Like the Stars’, ‘Train Wreck’ and ‘Lasting Lover’, which are all certified platinum records. The song ‘Cars Outside’ is currently becoming another global hit for James.

His fifth, brand new studio album ‘Bitter Sweet Love’ will be out on 26th January 2024.

Friday 2 August – Newmarket Racecourses

Saturday 17 August – Market Rasen Racecourse

James Arthur said

“Playing live is one of my absolute favourite things to do, and it’s made even better when it’s outdoor shows in the summer evenings. I had an amazing time at The Jockey Club Live 10 years ago and can’t wait to see you all in August!”

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 James Arthur will be on sale at 10am on Friday 8th December via thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a presale available to customers at 10am on Wednesday 6th December.

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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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