Will Young is the latest artist to sign up for the Forest Commission's Live Music series for 2012.
Having just completed a UK tour in support of latest album ‘Echoes’, the singer will be out on the road again next summer for a seven-date tour of woodland venues.
Commenting on the shows, Young said: “The forest gigs have a great reputation for their atmosphere so I’m really looking forward to performing my songs in such unique settings.”
The tour calls at:
Friday 15 June – Sherwood Pines Forest, near Edwinstone, Notts
Saturday 16 June – Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk
Friday 22 June – Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Saturday 23 June – Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Friday 29 June – Dalby Forest, near Pickering, North Yorkshire
Saturday 30 June – Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffordshire
Friday 6 July – Delamere Forest, Delamere, Cheshire
Tickets go on sale this Friday (16 December), priced at £35 (plus booking fee), available from the Forestry Commission’s box office phoneline on 03000 680400, and via their website.
Click to buy Will Young Forest Tour tickets from Friday.
Plan B, The Wombats and The Darkness have also confirmed forest shows for next year, with more expected to be announced soon.