Deacon Blue have announced concerts as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live music series – including Dalby Forest.
Performing in spectacular woodland locations around
the country the gigs will be their only headline shows in England this summer.
Deacon Blue are one of the most respected of all Scottish bands. Their melodic pop-rock style gained a fervent fan base through the release of several classic albums like Raintown, When The World Knows Your Name and FellowHoodlums.
With jazz and soul inspired melodies, the song-writing skills of frontman Ricky Ross are illustrated through the diversity of their repertoire with defining singles including Real Gone Kid, When Will You (Make My Telephone Ring)? Chocolate Girl, Wages Day, Fergus Sings The Blues, Twist and Shout, Your Town and Dignity.
In 2012 Deacon Blue released their first album in over a decade, The Hipsters, which went Top 20 and was supported by a sold out UK tour.
Commenting on the Forest Live dates, Ricky Ross said, “This is a new adventure for the band. We are looking forward to bringing the full Deacon Blue live experience to these unique locations and we really hope you can join us.”
Deacon Blue are at Dalby Forest on Saturday June 28.