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Will Young and James Morrison to headline Forest Live summer 2020 at Bedgebury Pinetum

Will Young and James Morrison will both headline the Forest Live concerts at Bedgebury Pinetum next summer.

The pair will co-headline the popular summer concert series presented by Forestry England.

Will Young will headline Bedgebury with James Morrison
Will Young will headline Bedgebury with James Morrison

They come to Bedgebury Pinetum near Goudhurst on Sunday, June 14, 2020.

Singer Will Young, who headlined Pub in the Park in Tunbridge Wells this summer, has spent much of the last two decades at the forefront of pop, having won the inaugural series of Pop Idol.

His hits, from his seven Top 5 albums, includes four No.1 singles such as Leave Right Now and Jealousy.

Singer James Morrison, who played Forest Live back in 2007, was catapulted into the limelight with his debut album, Undiscovered.

It went on to sell more than a million copies and his five Top 10 singles include You Give Me Something and Wonderful World, plus the huge Nelly Furtado collaboration Broken Strings.

The special concerts will see both BRIT Award winning artists perform individual sets that include greatest hits and material from their latest albums - Will’s Lexicon and James’s You’re Stronger Than You Know.

James Morrison will be at Bedgebury next summer
James Morrison will be at Bedgebury next summer

Will said: “Both James and I have fond memories of appearing as part of Forest Live as solo artists in the past. We love the work Forestry England does, so we are glad to be back again in what promises to be a fantastic double-header of a show.”

James added: "I think our sets will complement each other in a special way and I’m really looking forward to our shows together. It’ll be a great night out.”

Forest Live is a major outdoor live music series held annually by Forestry England, with popular for their relaxed atmosphere set to a spectacular forest backdrop.

This summer's featured the likes of Paul Weller and Foals.

The concerts also help fund the upkeep of the forests.

Forest live is known for its laidback atmosphere Picture: Ian Martin
Forest live is known for its laidback atmosphere Picture: Ian Martin

Tickets for the gig on Sunday, June 14, go on sale on Friday, November 22 at 9am and cost £49.50 (plus £5.95 booking fee).

Book by calling 03000 680400 or go to forestryengland.uk/music

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