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Newmarket Nights reveal The Script as first headliner

Newmarket Nights will host one of the most successful Irish acts of recent times when The Script come to town on June 19.

The alt-pop trio, fronted by Danny O’Donoghue, have joined Summer Saturday Live headliners McFly, who appear on August 29, as the next big name in a calender of acts at the racecourse.

Achieving six billion streams, 30 million single sales, 10.8 million album sales, over 12 million monthly Spotify listeners and 1.8 million ticket sales globally, it is bound to be a big night.

The Script will be playing at Newmarket Nights on June 19 (21689536)
The Script will be playing at Newmarket Nights on June 19 (21689536)

The Script frontman, said: "Guys, we're really excited to be headlining Newmarket Racecourses on the 19th June, it’s going to awesome. We shall see you there."

Summer Saturday Live and Newmarket Nights are a staple in the region’s social calendar and each year host tens of thousands of fans of live music. Past headliners have included Kylie, George Ezra and Little Mix.

Sophie Able, general manager of Newmarket Racecourses, said: "The Script are renowned for their spectacular live show and we can’t wait to welcome them to the July Course next year."

Having returned earlier this year with the emotive, stadium-bound first single ‘The Last Time’, the band's sixth studio album ‘Sunsets & Full Moons’ was released on November 8, and is set to continue the success of their previous LPs, with the band having clocked up an incredible four UK Number one albums.

Tickets will be on sale at 8am on Friday, November 22, via thejockeyclublive.co.uk, with a pre-sale available to customers at 8am on Wednesday, November 20.

Tickets are priced starting at £39.20 (inclusive of fees). All T&C’s are available on newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk. There will be hospitality packages available to suit all budgets.

Tickets for McFly at Summer Saturday Live on Saturday, August 29, are on sale now via thejockeyclublive.co.uk.

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