James Bay to play Thetford live concert

James Bay performs on the Pyramid stage at the Glastonbury Festival. Ben Birchall/PA Wire

James Bay performs on the Pyramid stage at the Glastonbury Festival. Ben Birchall/PA Wire - Credit: PA

British singer-songwriter James Bay has been announced as the final act to play Forest Live at Thetford Forest in the summer.

The BRIT Award winner, best known for his platinum selling single 'Hold Back The River', will perform at High Lodge on Friday July 1.

The 25-year-old, who has been nominated for three Grammy awards, played the In New Music We trust Stage at last years Radio 1's Big Weekend Norwich.

Bay completes the line-up of acts at High Lodge this summer. Others acts performing at the forest are Rudimental, Simply Red and Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott.

Over the years some of the biggest names in the world of music have graced the stage at Thetford including Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and The Script.

Tickets go on sale from 9am Friday and are priced at £34.50, plus a £3.95 booking fee. They are available from the Forestry Commission box office. Call 03000 680400, or buy online at http://boxoffice.forestry.gov.uk/