WELSH rock band Stereophonics are the next act to be announced to play Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury this summer, as part of the Forest Live series of concerts series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

They will take to the stage on Thursday, June 13.

One of Britain’s best live bands, Stereophonics have had a succession of top 10 hits such as ‘The Bartender and the Thief’, ‘Just Looking’, ‘Mr Writer’, ‘Have a Nice Day’ and ‘Dakota’ and No 1 albums ‘Performance and Cocktails’, ‘Just Enough Education to Perform’, ‘You Gotta Go There To Come Back’, and ‘Language. Sex. Violence. Other?’

Since their Best Newcomer Brit Award in 1998 in acknowledgment of their debut album, ‘Word Gets Around’, Stereophonics went on to become one of the UK’s most popular rock band of the new millennium.

Stereophonics have continued their success with further gold and platinum records and released their 10th studio album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ in 2017.

Throughout their career they have played at some of the biggest venues to fans across the globe.

Stereophonics’ Forest Live performances will feature material from across their extensive back catalogue.

Forest Live is a major outdoor live music series held every summer by Forestry Commission England in seven beautiful forests. Over 1.75 million people have attended a forest gig in the last 18 years.

Money raised from ticket sales helps to look after the nation’s forests sustainably, for people to enjoy and wildlife to thrive.

Stereophonics and guests will perform at Westonbirt Arboretum on Thursday, June 13 .

Tickets £55 (plus £6 booking fee) go on sale at 9am Friday, January 18 from Forestry Commission box office 03000 680400 or buy online forestryengland.uk/music