The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

Monday, 9 January 2012

Ayr Racecourse book Human League for Scottish Grand National Festival

By: Iain Ferguson

ICONIC 80s band The Human League are to play at Ayr Racecourse after racing on Friday 20 April, the opening afternoon of the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival.


The band comprise Philip Oakey, Joanne Catherall and Susan Ann Sulley and they will play a full concert in the Ayrshire Suite at the track.

Human League are best known for the 2 million selling single ‘Don’t You Want Me’ which reached Number 1 at Christmas 1981 and contains the classic line ‘You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar.’ In total the band have worldwide record sales in excess of 20 million.

Their most recent album Credo was released to critical acclaim last March and in addition to appearing at Retro Fests and 80s concerts the Human League continue to tour and the Ayr gig is sure to attract a large crowd.

Ayr Racecourse Sales and Marketing Manager Lindsey Smith commented: “We are looking forward to welcoming The Human League to the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival.

“Their hits are instantly recognisable and they are still touring all over the world which and are a very popular live act – I’m sure this will be a night to remember.”

For further information please contact Iain Ferguson on 01292-294972 or 07795-565691.

Ayr Racecourse and the associated Western House Hotel are Founder Members of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle.

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