FORESTRY LIVE programming and production manager Dave Barrow of DB Event Services is hailing next year’s double bill of Will Young and James Morrison as “the perfect match”.
The Forestry Live concerts, presented by Forestry England, are intended to attract more people to forests and promote sustainability, with profits used to maintain the woodlands.
“Both James and Will have played the forests before and liked the vibe very much, so when the idea came up again, I naturally pursued it,” Barrow tells LIVE UK.
“Forestry England does so much to protect and sustain our forests and I knew both artistes were big supporters when they played, so it’s a great match.”
Young and Morrison will perform at sites such as Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire, Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent and Suffolk’s Thetford Forest in June. Tickets cost £49.50.
Since launching in 2002, the series has grown to six sites drawing an overall audience of around 130,000. Artistes who have performed include Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith. Massive Attack, Simply Red, Keane, Foals, Jess Glynne and Clean Bandit.