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Simple Minds announce Westonbirt Concert for June 2011


Simple minds at Westonbirt June 2011

Simple Minds have announced a 'Greatest Hits Forest Tour' for next summer, playing a series of dates in spectacular woodland locations as part of Forestry Commission Live Music.

They will perform at Westonbirt Arboretum on Saturday 11 June 2011.

Classic songs like 'Alive and Kicking', 'Sanctify Yourself', 'Don't You (Forget About Me)', 'Promised You A Miracle', 'Waterfront' and 'Belfast Child' established Simple Minds with a global audience with a run of No 1 albums including 'Sparkle In the Rain', 'Once Upon A Time' and 'Street Fighting Years', propelling them to supergroup status in the UK.

Special guest support for all dates will be Starsailor front man James Walsh.

Money generated by Forestry Commission Live Music ticket sales is spent directly on the nation's woodlands, benefiting everything from butterflies to mountain bikers.

Commenting on the tour, Jim Kerr for Simple Minds said, "We've never done the forest gigs before so we are really looking forward to performing in such beautiful places."

Tickets cost £35.00 (subject to booking fee) and go on sale at 9.00am this Friday 3rd December 2010 from Forestry Commission box office telephone 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music.

 


Explore Gloucestershire
29 November 2010

 


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