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Mark Ronson to play Newmarket Nights

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International superstar Mark Ronson is bringing his acclaimed live DJ set to Newmarket on August 5, completing the line-up for the 2016 Newmarket Nights season.

Ronson has released some of the most successful and recognized hits of the past decade including ‘Oh My God’ featuring Lily Allen, ‘Stop Me’ feat Daniel Merriweather and ‘Valerie’ feat Amy Winehouse.

It was in 2014 that he released a track that would go on to be one of the most streamed and biggest selling singles of the 21st century - ‘Uptown Funk’ feat Bruno Mars.

The track was catapulted to the number 1 spot both here and in the US and secured him a BRIT Award for British Single of the Year.

In addition to his success as a lead artist, Ronson is also a celebrated producer having worked with acts ranging from Adele to Duran Duran, and won two Grammy Awards for his work on Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back to Black’ album.

Amy Starkey, Regional Director East of Jockey Club Racecourses, said: ‘We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Mark Ronson to Newmarket Racecourses for the first time.

“This really is the cherry on the top of what is set to be a fantastic summer on the Adnams July Course, adding further to the celebrations around the 350th anniversary in Newmarket this year.’

Tickets will be on sale at 8am on Friday May 20 at www.thejockeyclublive.co.uk with a pre-sale available to customers at 8am on WednesdayMay 18.

Tickets are priced starting at £19 adult /£12 child (under 18).

Please note child tickets are limited.

With both Jess Glynne and Little Mix having sold out months in advance, fans are advised to buy their tickets soon to avoid disappointment.