Bryan Ferry confirms Thetford forest concert date
Bryan Ferry has become the latest in a list of influential pop legends to confirm their place on the Thetford Forest stage this summer.
The Roxy Music frontman has announced he will perform on Saturday, July 16, as part of the Forestry Commission's live music programme.
Ferry's long career has combined solo success with his role as the singer, lyricist and principal composer for Roxy Music, generating a catalogue of chart hits including Love Is The Drug, Let's Stick Together, Slave To Love, Avalon, Jealous Guy, and Don't Stop The Dance.
Last year saw the release of his 13th solo album, Olympia, which he described as a 'labour of love'.
'I am really looking forward to my forest dates this summer,' he said. 'It is a real pleasure for an artist to perform in these wonderful locations.'
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Ferry will join an impressive collection of headline acts in a Thetford Forest concert programme which already includes veteran rockers Status Quo on June 9, synth-pop pioneers Erasure on June 10 and fellow 1980s supergroup Simple Minds on June 11.
Forestry Commission officials also confirmed that two dates are still available for concerts on July 14 and July 15, although the remaining acts are yet to be confirmed.
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Tickets for Bryan Ferry are �36.50 (subject to booking fee) and go on sale at 9am this Friday from the Forestry Commission box office on 03000 680400 or www.forestry.gov.uk/music.