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The Saturdays have announced a forest gig this summer in East Anglia as part of 'Forestry Commission Live Music' - a series of concerts by an eclectic mix of acts in spectacular woodland locations around the country.
In less than two years, a combination of nifty, killer tunes, super-tight performances and pure, hard graft has taken The Saturdays: Frankie, Mollie, Rochelle, Una and Vanessa from bright-eyed pop ingénues to permanent fixtures on the UK charts. Hit singles ‘Forever Is Over and ‘Ego’ from their latest album ‘Wordshaker’ follow fast on the heels of classics like ‘Up, ‘Issues’, ‘If This Is Love’ and ‘Work’ from their platinum debut album ‘Chasing Lights’.
Commenting on the date for The Saturdays, Mollie King said:
‘We‘ve never played a gig in a forest before – I feel like Maid Marian. It sounds like fun and we are really looking forward to it, I’ll keep an eye out for Robin Hood!”
Forestry Commission Live Music introduces some music fans to a woodland environment for the first time. Many of them come back to enjoy the beautiful surroundings for healthy and fun outdoor recreation including walking, mountain biking and watching wildlife.
The Saturdays will be performing at:
- Thetford Forest, Nr Brandon, Suffolk, Friday 9th July
Tickets £26.50 (subject to booking fee) go on sale at 9.00am Friday 29th January from the Forestry Commission Box Office tel. 01842 814612 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music
NOTES TO EDITOR
- Forestry Commission Live Music takes place each Summer in seven forests locations around the country. Woodland clearings are temporarily transformed into a concert arena creating a safe and relaxed atmosphere for gig-goers.
- 19% of the country's woods and forests are managed by the Forestry Commission. In England, more than 50% of the population live within 10km of a Forestry Commission managed wood or forest.
- Media contact: Stuart Burgess, email@example.com, 01223 346027, 07785 748351.