Craig David to take to the stage at iconic racecourse for outdoor summer gig

The chart-topping RnB star is back in a big way

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Craig David has been added to the star-studded line-up for this year’s The Jockey Club Live summer series, which takes over racecourses across the north west. 

The singer, whose career launched 23 years ago with his debut album Born To Do It, will be taking to the stage with his live band at Haydock Park on Saturday 24 June. 

Craig’s impressive career has included an astounding 23 UK top 40 singles, nine UK top 40 albums and over five billion streams worldwide, plus multiple BRIT Award and Grammy nominations. 

He’s also the proud owner of four MOBO Awards and three Ivor Novello Awards. 

The star catapulted back into the charts in recent years with a string of chart hits that have filled dancefloors. 


Craig is the talent behind the legendary TS5 parties, which combine old school anthems with R&B, garage, and bashment, alongside plenty of contemporary hits. 

Craig David. Credit: Publicity picture

He’s part of the bill of huge outdoor concerts announced for The Jockey Club Live, which also includes Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Pete Tong, and an epic Faithless DJ set from Sister Bliss.


The summer series is already well underway, with Sugababes wowing the crowds at Aintree in May.

Molly Dingwall, general manager at Haydock Park Racecourse said: “Craig is one of the icons of the UK music industry and a real voice of a generation – we’re so excited to have him at Haydock Park this Summer for a show that’s sure to be a highlight!”

Craig David said: “From my TS5 shows in Ibiza to sets at festivals like Glastonbury, there is nothing quite like an outdoor summer show! I can’t wait to bring the party to Haydock Park in June with my live band – bring it on!”


The Jockey Club Live events blend an exciting evening at the races with spectacular live music, in some of the most beautiful and iconic racecourse settings in the world. 

Tickets for Craig David at Haydock Park on Saturday 24 June are on sale now, priced from £36.25 for adults and £16.80 for children. 

You can buy yours at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/haydock/events-tickets/craig-david.

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