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Tom Jones has announced dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission where acts perform in spectacular woodland locations across the country, including a July 1st date at Delemere Forest near Frodsham.
Tom Jones has sustained his popularity as a live performer and recording artist in a remarkable career spanning over five decades.
Most recently he released the critically acclaimed albums ‘Spirit In The Room’ and ‘Praise & Blame’. In collaboration with producer / guitarist, Ethan Jones, the albums allow an unvarnished Tom to bring a voice to songs that only he can. He was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in 2006 and other highlights of his long career include receiving BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement and the prestigious Music Industry Trust Award.
In the latter part of 2015, Tom released his first ever autobiography entitled ‘Over The Top And Back’ and the book’s companion soundtrack entitled ‘Long Lost Suitcase’, which were extremely well received internationally. This year sees Tom back on our screens, where he has resumed his coaching role on ‘The Voice UK’ alongside fellow coaches Will.I.Am, Jennifer Hudson and Gavin Rossdale.
Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences. Income generated from ticket sales is spent on protecting, improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands and increasing their value to people and wildlife.
Commenting on the dates Tom Jones said “I had a great time being part of the Forest Live concerts last year, so I am delighted to be coming back again and performing in three more of these beautiful woodland locations. It’s important that people are aware of our forests and come to enjoy them, so I hope you can join me!”
Tom Jones plus Guests
Saturday 24 June: Sherwood Pines Forest, near Mansfield, Notts.
Saturday 1 July: Delamere Forest, near Northwich, Cheshire.
Sunday 9 July: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs.