Culture Culture play Newmarket Nights

Culture Club play Newmarket Nights on July 21. Photo: Contributed

Culture Club play Newmarket Nights on July 21. Photo: Contributed - Credit: Archant

Culture Club are coming to Newmarket Racecourse.

Tickets for the July 21 show go on sale 8am Wednesday via, with presale tickets available from 8am tomorrow.

Fronted by Boy George, they were one of the biggest pop bands of the 1980s, racking up seven straight top 10 hits in the UK and nine top 10 singles in the US.

Selling more than 50million records worldwide, their hits include Do You Really Want To Hurt Me, Church of the Poison Mind and the worldwide smash hit Karma Chameleon.

Newmarket Nights acts already revealed include Little Mix June 23, The Jacksons 50th Anniversary Tour June 30, James August 4, Chase and Status August 11 and Olly Murs August 18 with one more to be announced. Jess Glynne will perform at Summer Saturday Live August 26.

“We’re very pleased to confirm Culture Club as our next Newmarket Nights act for 2017 and look forward to welcoming them to Newmarket Racecourses for the first time this July,” said Amy Starkey, regional director east of Jockey Club Racecourses.

“During the height of summer on the beautiful Adnams July Course, I’ve no doubt we will be in store for a brilliant performance whereby racegoers will be treated to an extensive set including some of their most popular chart topping hits following racing.”