Newmarket Nights 2018: Nile Rodgers & Chic

5 February 2018, 06:00

Nile Rodgers

The lineup for the 2018 season of Newmarket Nights is almost complete and Heart can exclusively reveal the penultimate act is none other than the legendary Nile Rodgers & Chic.

With more than 200 production credits to his name, expect to hear some of the best-known pop anthems from the last four decades on the Adnams July Course this summer on Friday 10th August.

Nile Rodgers & Chic will join a long list of talented artists confirmed to play at Newmarket Nights this summer, such as; Paloma Faith, James Blunt and Craig David.

Get your tickets from Friday 9th February.

Nile Rodgers & Chic

Nile Rodgers is one of the musical greats of his generation and one of the co-founder of CHIC.

The multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist is making his debut appearance at Newmarket Racecourse this summer and will be performation chart-topping hits like “Le Freak” and “Good Times”.

His productions for artists like David Bowie (incl. ‘Lets Dance’), Diana Ross (incl. ‘Upside Down’, ‘I’m Coming Out’) and Madonna (incl. ‘Material Girl’, ‘Like A Virgin’) have sold over 300 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide.

He also worked on trendsetting collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicii, Sigala, Disclosure and Sam Smith in recent years

Friday 10th August promises to be one of the highlights of the summer season.


Newmarket Nights

Newmarket is the historic home of horse racing and hosts a season of live music across the summer.

In 2017, highlights included performances by Little Mix, Olly Murs and Jess Glynne.

Getting to the July Course...

Merge onto the A11 at junction 9, signposted Newmarket and Norwich.

After 10 miles branch left and merge onto the A1304, signposted Newmarket.

After 5 miles take the second exit at the roundabout, signposted The July Racecourse. 

Sat Nav postcode - CB8 0XE