The Magic of Motown to headline Newmarket Nights at Newmarket Races

    The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are proud to announce the final evening of music for the Newmarket Nights season, presenting MAGIC OF MOTOWN on August 3rd.

    Due to the phenomenal success of The Jacksons last year, and through public demand, Newmarket Nights will swing back to music’s golden era to celebrate the timeless classics of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and more, sensationally recreated for you by the exceptionally talented cast and band of MAGIC OF MOTOWN.

    Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Taking you on a musical journey through all of your favourite songs, prepare to hear hits including: Ain’t No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing In The Streets, My Girl, Blame It On The Boogie, Uptight, Endless Love, My Cherie Amor, All Night Long, Heatwave and many, many more.

    Amy Starkey, Regional Director East of Jockey Club Racecourses, said:
    ‘We are really excited to be welcoming Magic of Motown to our Newmarket Nights stage! We have listened to our customers and have gone down a slightly different route with our final act. This should be a really fun event, with lots of glitter, some classic hits and plenty of dancing - the perfect summer evening!’

    The award-winning 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 hallowed turf.

    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 UKs biggest racing events so you can be sure a fantastic evening.
    9th – Demi Lovato, Summer Saturday Live (Kids go FREE!)
    22nd – Paloma Faith
    29th – James Blunt
    20th- Craig David (SOLD OUT)
    27th – Plan B
    3rd – Magic of Motown
    10th - Nile Rodgers & CHIC
    17th – George Ezra
    25th – The Vamps, Summer Saturday Live (Kids go FREE!)
    MAGIC OF MOTOWN tickets will be on sale at 8am on Friday 11th May via, with a presale available to customers at 8am on Thursday 10th May.

    Tickets are priced from £22. All T&C’s are available on There will be hospitality packages available to suit all budgets. Tickets for all other events are available now via

    In addition to Newmarket, The Jockey Club Live will be hosting live concerts across Sandown Park, Market Rasen, Aintree, Haydock Park and Carlisle racecourses this summer. 

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