Bring on Kylie and the Kaisers

Global superstar Kylie Minogue will open this year’s Newmarket Nights concerts at the July racecourse.

The pop princess will perform on the racecourse stage two days before she headlines at the British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park.

Signing the former Neighbours star and judge on BBC Television’s The Voice is a real coup for the racecourse and reinforces The Jockey Club Live as one the country’s leading live music promoters.

As well as signing Kylie, the July Course which will also be welcoming back indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs who will be performing on Friday, July 31.

Further announcements of the remaining acts that will feature at the summer concerts are expected over the next few weeks.

Racecourse boss Amy Starkey said she was thrilled to be welcoming Kylie to Headquarters. “She is a hugely popular artist and her legions of followers will be thrilled that she will be performing here,” she said. “We’re expecting a rush for tickets.”

Tickets will be on sale at 9am tomorrow at www.the