Actor and DJ Idris Elba to headline Goodwood Festival

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DJ Idris Elba and garage duo Gorgon City will headline at a Goodwood Racecourse music festival.

Rock band 2manydjs will also take centre stage during ‘Three Friday Nights’, an event which will combine racing, music and dancing on three separate nights in June.

The Parade Ring will transform into a unique music arena.

Thousands of race-goers will flock to the stage after an afternoon of racing for an evening filled with music and dancing.

2manydjs, headed up by brothers David and Stephen Dewaele, will provide a DJ set on June 5.

Gorgon City will provide dance anthems on June 12.

Consisting of two North London producers, Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson-Scott, Gorgon City was responsible for one of the most memorable tunes of 2014 ‘Ready for Your Love’.

Idris Elba will bring the three Friday nights to a close on June 19

The British actor, producer, rapper and DJ has played numerous lead roles in television and film, most notably, Nelson Mandela in ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’.

In 2009, he released his first single ‘Please Be True’.

Gordon Enclosure tickets start at £22.50 and Richmond Enclosure at £43.

Visit or call the ticket office on 01243 216 610