Blondie has confirmed a very special tour of the nation’s woodlands next summer performing their hits as part of the Forestry Commission’s annual concert series Forest Live.
Blondie emerged from New York’s celebrated new wave scene producing innovative music with their rock/disco, reggae and hip-hop influenced songs.
Fronted by pop icon Deborah Harry, their ground-breaking material brought them a stash of hit singles such as ‘Denis’, ‘(I’m Always Touched by Your) Presence Dear’, ‘Picture This’, ‘Dreaming’, ‘Union City Blue’ and ‘Rapture’. Few acts can match their 20 year span of No 1’s from ‘Heart Of Glass’, ‘Sunday Girl’, ‘Atomic’, ‘Call Me’, ‘The Tide Is High’ to ‘Maria’. Their singles success complemented by 40 million+ album sales that include classic recordings like ‘Plastic Letters’, ‘Parallel Lines’ and ‘Eat to The Beat’ has ensured worldwide superstar status for this pioneering band.
Special guest each evening will be The Lightning Seeds performing an acoustic set of their perfect pop songs like ‘Pure’, ‘Lucky You’ and ‘Change’.
Blondie with special guests The Lightning Seeds will be performing:
Friday 14 June - Sherwood Pines, Nr Edwinstowe, Notts.
Saturday 15 June - Thetford Forest, Nr Brandon, Suffolk.
Friday 21 June - Westonbirt Arboretum, Nr Tetbury, Glos.
Saturday 22 June - Bedgebury Pinetum, Nr Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Friday 28 June - Dalby Forest, Nr Pickering, N Yorks.
Saturday 29 June - Cannock Chase Forest, Nr Rugeley, Staffs.
Saturday 6 July - Delamere Forest, Delamere, Cheshire.
Tickets £36.00 (subject to booking fee) go on sale at 9.00am Friday 7th December from the Forestry Commission box office tel 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music