WODONGA and District Turf Club has landed a coup with platinum recording artists Birds of Tokyo performing on Gold Cup day on November 29.
Punters will be able to enjoy critically acclaimed rock anthems 'Plans', 'Wild At Heart' and 'This Fire', as well as multi-platinum single 'Lanterns'.
In a further bonus Sneaky Sound System will perform at the clubs meeting on Caulfield Cup day on October 19.
WDTC general manager, Tom O'Connor, said that the performance by Birds of Tokyo would provide a fitting finale to Wodonga's biggest social event.
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"We have been trying to get Birds of Tokyo for three years and it has finally come to fruition," Mr O'Connor said.
"They are one of the Australia's most popular bands and quality acts to perform on the Border.
"We feel their performance will compliment not only the racing but what has become Wodonga's biggest social event.
"It just gives the Border community an opportunity to experience some quality entertainment.
"We are growing every year and previously have had Eskimo Joe, Sheppard and Shannon Noll."
Birds Of Tokyo were part of the 2013 AFL grand final entertainment
They also played at the MCG this year before the Anzac day blockbuster between Collingwood and Essendon.
Wodonga trainer David O'Prey paid tribute to Mr O'Connor and his hard working committee.
"Obviously a lot of work goes into such a huge day like the Wodonga Cup and promoting the other race days as well," Mr O'Prey said.
"Like Tom said, getting a band the calibre of Birds of Tokyo was three years in the making and is not something that just happens overnight.
"The racing on Wodonga Cup day is still first and foremost but it also about attracting the younger generation to the track.
"Hopefully they can have a good day out and stay involved in racing further down the track.
"With the entertainment you would hope you could get a crowd of close to 10,000 which would be a fantastic achievement.
"It also showcases the facility and hopefully in the years to come, can get the funding needed from the government to grow the facility."
The Wodonga Gold Cup will be worth $100,000 for the second time after receiving a prizemoney boost last year.
Since the establishment of the Gold Cup public holiday in 2014, attendance has increased by more than 250 per cent.
"The public holiday had been integral to the event's continued growth," Mr O'Connor said.
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