Jack Savoretti announces additional Forest Live concert date
Jack Savoretti has added an extra date as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission, playing Sherwood Pines Forest in June.
Singer/songwriter Jack Savoretti releases his sixth studio album, ‘Singing To Strangers’ on Friday 15 March. Recorded in Rome at Ennio Morricone’s studio, the 12 track album features co-writes with both Bob Dylan and Kylie Minogue. The album follows on from his last two gold discs ‘Written in Scars’ (2014) and ‘Sleep No More’ (2016). The special Forest Live gigs will see Jack and his band play material from his new album including latest single and BBC Radio 2’s Record Of The Week ‘Candlelight’ alongside classic Savoretti tracks.
Forest Live is a major outdoor live music series held every summer by Forestry Commission England in seven beautiful forests. Over 1.75 million people have attended a forest gig in the last eighteen years. With everything required for a great night out, including good food and drink, the concerts are renowned for their informal and relaxed atmosphere set to a spectacular forest backdrop. Money raised from ticket sales helps to look after the nation’s forests sustainably, for people to enjoy and wildlife to thrive.
Jack Savoretti + special guests The Wandering Hearts
Saturday 15 June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos
Sunday 30 June: Sherwood Pines Forest, near Mansfield, Notts - on sale Friday 8 February
Sunday 7 July: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs
Tickets £38.50 (plus £4.35 booking fee) for the Sherwood Pines show go on sale at 9am Friday 8 February from Forestry Commission box office tel 03000 680400 or buy online: www.forestryengland.uk/music
Note to Editors:
1. The Forestry Commission is the government department responsible in England for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woods and forests and increasing their value to society and the environment.
2. The nations’ forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission. http://www.forestryengland.uk
3. Twenty-four million people currently visit the nation’s forests every year, with 99.6% of England’s population living within 1 hour’s drive of a Forestry Commission wood or forest.
4. Forest Live is an independent programme organised by Forestry Commission England to bring forests to new audiences. Money raised has contributed to a wide range of projects, from wildlife conservation to making improvements for visitors.
Release: Tuesday 5 February 2019.
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