Madness join Kylie and Kaiser Chiefs on Jockey Club Live lineup
19 Feb 2015
Madness confirmed details of a summer tour which includes four shows as part of the Jockey Club Live concert series.
The It Must Be Love band are the latest act confirmed for the summer concert series which combines a day at the races with live entertainment in the evening. Madness joins Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs on the line-up.
Madness will play four headline concerts at Newmarket, Haydock Park, Carlisle and Epson Downs racecourses during June and July.
Meanwhile, Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs will headline shows at Newmarket and Haydock Park while the Kaisers will also perform at Sandown Park racecourse.
The Jockey Club Live concert series takes place throughout the summer at participating Jockey Club Racecourses. The event includes a day at the races follows by live music.
Madness’s racecourse concerts are part of a wider summer tour that includes 18 gigs around the UK. Their tour, Grandslam Madness, will visit rugby, football and cricket grounds along with racecourses.
The group – who rose to prominence in the late ‘70s when they led the 2-Tone ska revival – will perform in venues such as Bristol Country Ground, Chepstow Racecourse and Sussex County Cricket Ground during the summer.
Madness’s nearly 40 year career has seen the group release 10 studio albums including their debut One Step Beyond and 2009’s The Liberty of Norton Folgate. Some of their most recognisable songs include it Must Be Love, My Girl and Our House.
Tickets for Madness’s summer tour dates are now on sale and can be purchased here.
Madness tour dates 2015: Grandslam Madness
Sincil Bank Stadium Lincoln (29)
Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester (30)
Chelmsford City Racecourse (3)
Newmarket Racecourse (26)
Doncaster Racecourse (27)
Sussex County Cricket Ground, Hove (28)
Silverstone Circuit, Northampton (2)
Haydock Park (3)
Carlisle Racecourse (4)
Epsom Downs (9)
Chepstow Racecourse (10)
Rhyl Pavilion, Rhyl (11)
Kent County Cricket Club (11)
Bristol County Ground (12)
Blackheath Common, London (13) – part of OnBlackheath Festival
Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds (18)
Wolverhampton Racecourse (25)
Durham County Cricket Club (26)