THE front man of a popular rock band is set to perform at Cartmel Racecourse this year.

Singer-songwriter Ricky Wilson, best known for fronting the Kaiser Chiefs, will perform an outdoor DJ set at the racecourse on July 16.

A spokesman from Cartmel Racecourse said: “We're thrilled to announce that Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs and The Voice is coming to Cumbria for an outdoor DJ set this summer.

“Ricky will be performing after a day of racing on Saturday the 16th of July. Make sure to grab your tickets for this amazing event.”