December 20, 2019
The Australian Turf Club has announced legendary rocker Jon Stevens as the headline act on Longines Golden Slipper Day, Saturday 21 March 2020, at Rosehill Gardens.
Most recognised as the powerful lead singer of legendary Aussie band Noiseworks, Jon will perform the band’s biggest hits such as ‘Take Me Back’, ‘Touch’ and ‘Hot Chilli Woman’, also reliving his five years fronting the iconic, INXS performing the global chart toppers ‘New Sensation’.’Never Tear Us Apart’ and ‘Need You Tonight’.
This will be a rock extravaganza for Rosehill Gardens after the last race.
Off the back of a 120-gig year with sell out national concert tours of ‘Red Hot Summer’ and ‘One Electric Day’, Stevens continues his Noiseworks & INXS Collection Tour which he is looking forward to showcasing on Longines Golden Slipper Day in burgeoning Western Sydney.
“Can’t wait to rock Sydney on Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill Gardens, playing all the hits from my days with Noiseworks and INXS. Hope to see you all there for a huge day,” Jon Stevens said.
Next year will see the 64th running of the world’s richest two-year-old turf race, the Group 1 $3.5 million Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) along with the return of the ever-popular Longines Prize For Elegance competition for the fashion forward, and a plethora of exciting hospitality options and activations.
Corina Black, ATC Executive General Manager of Commercial is thrilled with Stevens’ appointment and believes it will be an after-party to remember.
“Jon Stevens is an incredibly talented musician, known as one of the world’s best live performers who brings a level of energy, passion and on-stage presence like no other, so it’s a huge win to secure him to perform after the last race on Longines Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill Gardens.
“By all reports Jon’s recent Noiseworks and INXS Collection tour has been a major success, and we know racegoers are in for a treat to see him perform some of these most iconic hits.
“A day at the races remains a true entertainment experience from the exciting Group 1 racing, world-class hospitality to the top quality live entertainment,” added Ms Black.
Best price tickets for all six days of Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival are available now. Pre-purchase before 31 January to secure the best price tickets for Longines Golden Slipper Carnival at Rosehill Gardens and The Championships at Royal Randwick.
For more information on the 2020 Longines Golden Slipper Carnival please visit: TheRaces.com.au
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