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Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sam Smith performs at The Town Hall in Melbourne 19 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sam Smith To Perform At The Melbourne Cup

by Paul Cashmere on September 2, 2018

in News

Sam Smith will perform at the Melbourne Cup on 6 November 2018.

Smith will be seen by millions of Australia’s on Melbourne Cup Day. That’s a big deal. “I am so excited to be playing at the Melbourne Cup this year,” he said in a statement.

VRC Chief Executive Officer Neil Wilson welcomed Smith saying, “Melbourne Cup Day is one of the biggest days on the nation’s calendar so it’s only fitting we welcome one of entertainment’s biggest stars to Flemington for the celebration.”

“Fans flock to the Melbourne Cup Carnival not just for the world-class racing but also the fantastic Cup Day atmosphere and Sam Smith will no doubt delight racegoers.”

As well as the Sam Smith appearance, the four days of the racing season will feature additional acts. “There’s so much history associated with the Melbourne Cup Carnival so it’s an honour to be asked to play. There’s always so much going on from the racing to the fashion,” said Amy Shark.

Artists at the Races 2018

Saturday 3 November
Derby Day
Hayden James + Miami Horror
With DJs and support acts

Tuesday 6 November
Melbourne Cup Day
The Presets + YO! MAFIA
With DJs and support acts

Thursday 8 November
Oaks Day
Amy Shark, Furnace and the Fundamentals + Thandi Phoenix
With DJs and support acts

Saturday 10 November
Stakes Day
Conrad Sewell + Sweet Mix Kids
With DJs and support acts

Concert promoter and two times Melbourne Cup horse owner Michael Gudinski said, “Now in its third year, The Park is really establishing itself as a credible music festival offering, going from strength to strength each year.”

TICKETS TO ALL FOUR DAYS OF THE MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL
Available at flemington.com.au
(Derby Day, Melbourne Cup Day, Oaks Day & Stakes Day)

Entrance to The Park is free for all racegoers.

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