The Jockey Club Live
announce Craig David as the 1st summer headliner for Aintree Racecourse in 2018
THE Jockey Club
Live and Aintree
Racecourse are excited to announce Grammy
and BRIT award nominated and multi platinum selling artist Craig David as the
first act for their summer season, headlining an open air concert, on 15 June
Having sold over 15 million albums, achieving 16 Top 10 hits and multi platinum
status in more than 20 countries, taking over festival stages around the world,
selling out headline tours in seconds to securing a residency at the iconic
Ibiza Rocks Hotel, it's official, Craig David is back and in a big way!
Initially rising to success with hit singles including:- '7 Days,' 'Fill
Me In' and 'Walking Away,' 16 years later Craig was
catapulted back into the charts and in to the nation's hearts with Big Narstie
on the gold certified single:- 'When The Bassline Drops,' marking
the beginning of his triumphant return. He has since released the number 1 album
'Following My Intuition,' and will be followed by new album:-
'The Time Is Now', out January 2018 via Sony Records.
The 1st track from his new album:- 'I Know You,' features alt pop
giants Bastille. Going from success to success, Craig also recently won his 6th
MOBO Award of his career for Best R&B/Soul Act.
John Baker, Regional Director for Jockey Club Racecourses North West, said:-
"We are delighted to confirm Craig David's first headline show at Aintree
racecourse on 15 June 2018. His live shows are renowned, having sold out arenas
across the country I have no doubt we are instore for an incredible performance
full of hits."
The Jockey Club Live are leading promoters on the UK live scene, delivering
spectacular line ups of some of the hottest chart talent and legendary household
names to some of the world's most famous racecourses. In previous years, Aintree
Racecourse has hosted concerts by artists including:- Tom Jones, Deacon Blue, Jess Glynne and Kaiser Chiefs.
The events are renowned for combining a fun filled evening at the races with a
spectacular evening concert in the informal and relaxed open air setting of the
The Jockey Club racecourses have world class customer facilities, featuring an
array of award winning restaurants that cater for all tastes, be it Fine Dining
through to delicious bistro food. The Jockey Club venues welcome over 2million
people a year for some of the UK's biggest racing events so you can be sure a
Tickets are now on sale via the Jockey Club Live
In addition to Aintree, The Jockey Club Live will be hosting live concerts
across:- Sandown Park, Market Rasen, Newmarket, Haydock Park and Carlisle
racecourses next summer.