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Basement Jaxx to headline Britain’s Ultimate Raceday

14 Aug 2019

Headline artists announced for QIPCO British Champions Day

Multi award-winning artists Basement Jaxx will be bringing Britain’s Ultimate Raceday to a close as they headline the official QIPCO British Champions Day after-party at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 19th October.

Basement Jaxx, a double act of Londoners Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Burton, who boast over 3 million in career album sales, will be the centrepiece of this year’s post-racing celebrations following on from the past headline acts such as Jax Jones, Ella Eyre, and George Ezra.

The legendary duo will add the prestigious raceday to their ongoing list of career headline performances – a list that includes the main stage of Glastonbury Festival and The Hollywood Bowl.

Since their formation in 1995, Basement Jaxx have secured numerous accolades such as two BRIT Awards for Best British Dance Act. The pair were also recognised at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards for their third album Kish Kash, which scooped the inaugural Best Electronic/Dance Album award.

This year has seen Basement Jaxx take part in a residency with Glitterbox in Ibiza and other performances around the world. At the end of this month, they will be performing as ‘Very Special Guests’ at the South West Four Festival on Clapham Common.

QIPCO British Champions Day is the richest raceday in Britain with more than £4 million in prize money up for grabs. It marks the finale of the flat racing season where some of the finest horses and jockeys from around the world will be battling it in six top class races. The day will also see the crowning of the 2019 Champion Flat Jockey, as well as several exciting on-site activations.

Demand for tickets is high and fans are urged to secure their tickets now to avoid disappointment. Prices start from £27 for adults and under 18s attend for free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets available here

Get in the mood for the after-party at QIPCO British Champions Day with the essential Basement Jaxx Spotify Playlist: