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38 Competition Win tickets The Jockey Club Live are excited to reveal three incredible performers – Craig David, The Lighting Seeds and Plan B - who will be coming to the North West in 2018, and THREE lucky Local Life readers are going to each win a pair of tickets for the Craig David concert at Aintree Racecourse on Friday 15th June. Having sold over 15 million albums, achieving 16 Top Ten hits and multiplatinum status in more than 20 countries, taking over festival stages around the world, selling out headline tours in seconds to securing a residency at the iconic Ibiza Rocks Hotel… it’s official, Craig David is back and in a big way! Initially rising to success with hit singles including ‘7 Days’, ‘Fill Me In’ and ‘Walking Away’, sixteen years later Craig was catapulted back into the charts and in to the nation’s hearts with Big Narstie on the gold certified single ‘When The Bassline Drops’, marking the beginning of his triumphant return.
39 Liverpudlian Legends The Lightning Seeds open the season on Friday 18th May with a special hometown show at Aintree Racecourse. Ian Broudie’s Lightning Seeds have made an astonishing impact on the nation’s musical consciousness. Formed in Liverpool in 1989, the band went on to have commercial success throughout the nineties with hits including ‘Pure’, ‘The Life of Riley’ and ‘Lucky You’. Their biggest and most unforgettable hit came in 1996 with ‘Three Lions’ which is fondly remembered by football fans as sending the England football team off to Euro ’96, and was a number 1 hit in both ’96 and again in ’98. Not to be left out, The Jockey Club Live is returning to Haydock Park Racecourse with the BRIT Award winner, cultural commentator, critically acclaimed director and actor, and musical maverick Ben Drew aka Plan B on Saturday 21st July. boldly addressing socio-political issues with his often brutal cultural commentary, seeing Ben nominated for his fifth BRIT Award, nominated for his first Mercury Music prize, and once again hitting #1 in the UK album chart. The Jockey Club Live are leading promoters on the NW music scene, delivering performers such as Tom Jones, Deacon Blue, Jess Glynne, the Kaiser Chiefs, Culture Club, Olly Murs and The Jacksons to Aintree and Haydock Pack racecourses in recent years. The 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. To win one of three pairs of tickets for the Craig David concert, simply visit our website www.locallife247. co.uk, click on ‘free stuff’ and then on ‘competitions’ To enter the competition just input your answer to the following question; Which racecourse will Craig David be performing at on Friday 15th June? Plan B’s sophomore album, The Defamation Of Strickland Banks, achieved quadruple-platinum status and it won a BRIT and three Ivor Novello Awards. Following this, his 2012 directorial debut (and accompanying album) iLLManors saw him smashing boundaries with his creative style of overlapping stories and interweaving rap-narrative, The expiry date for the competition is Monday 30th April. Entrants must be over 16 years of age. Only one entry per household. Local Life 247 cannot accept responsibility for entries that do not reach us. Employees of Local Life 247 Ltd and their families are not eligible to enter this competition. For more details about the concerts and how to purchase tickets, visit www.thejockeyclublive.co.uk