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Nile Rodgers & Chic Live After Racing

  • Venue/Location:Doncaster Racecourse
  • Date: 16 Jul 22
  • Tickets:From £40

Nile Rodgers will be performing live after racing on Saturday 16th July 2022!

One of the greatest songwriter, producer, performer and guitarists of all time - NILE RODGERS & CHIC - will be coming to Doncaster Racecourse this Summer.

Among music legends, Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies his legacy as a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist by constantly traversing new musical terrain and successfully expanding the boundaries of popular music. As the co-founder of CHIC and the newly elected Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Rodgers pioneered a musical language that generated chart-topping hits like “Le Freak,” (the biggest selling single in the history of Atlantic Records!) and sparked the advent of hip-hop with “Good Times”. Nile Rodgers transcends all styles of music across every generation with a body of work that’s garnered him inductions into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Most recently, he was appointed as the first ever Chief Creative Advisor for the legendary Abbey Road Studios and was included in “festival best” performances at both Glastonbury and Coachella that resulted in the BBC nominating the band for the BBC Music Awards as “Best Live Performance” and the LA Times stating “Nile Rodgers influence stretches all over Coachella, beaming the sound of a better future”.

His work in the CHIC Organization and his productions for artists like David Bowie, Diana Ross, and Madonna have sold over 500 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide while his innovative, trendsetting collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicii, Sigala, Disclosure, and Sam Smith reflect the vanguard of contemporary music. Nile Rodgers & CHIC recently released their first new studio album, “It’s About Time” in over 26 years to critical acclaim and a Top 10 position in the UK album charts.

A day at the races is the perfect way to celebrate the weekend. Enjoy exciting live horse racing – there will be at least seven on offer – while soaking up the thrilling atmosphere from the grandstand with friends, work colleagues or your family.

There’ll be plenty of yummy food and drink available across the racecourse, so grab something refreshing and delicious and get ready to cheer your horse home and (hopefully) to victory! What a Saturday night!


Tickets are now available on our website, scroll down to see our ticket and hospitality options. Booking fees apply


Times are approximate and subject to change

Gates open: 3.30pm

First race: 5.30pm

Last race: 8.35pm

Nile Rogers performance: 9.00pm - 10.00pm

Event ends: 10.30pm

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Dress Code

Most racegoers choose a smart casual outfit when attending the races and we discourage sportswear and ripped jeans. There are more formal dress codes in place for some of our premier ticket options as well as hospitality and restaurant packages. Please Click here for more information.

Kids Go Free!

Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events).

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A fulfilment fee may apply to some orders. This will be added at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry.

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Date and time

16 Jul 22, 15:30


  • The Grandstand Leger Way
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN2 6BB

Opening Times

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