George Ezra to play Cannock Chase as part of 2018 Forest Live gigs

By Kirsten Rawlins | Music | Published:

Pop sensation George Ezra will play this year's Forest Live in Cannock, it has been revealed.

George Ezra

The 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Hertford will play the Cannock Chase show on the last of the event's three days.

George, who is renowned for his deep, rich vocals, is best known for songs such as Budapest, Blame It On Me, Listen To The Man and Don't Matter Now.

See the video for Budapest here:

George Ezra - Budapest (Official Video)

The Forest Live announcement comes ahead of the release of George's soon to be announced second album, due to go on sale in March.

George will play Cannock Chase on Sunday, July 1.

Joining him on the Forest Live bill will be Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, set to play the Staffordshire beauty spot on Saturday, June 30.

They will be supported by political activist and singer/ songwriter Billy Bragg.


The annual outdoor concerts, which raise funds for The Forestry Commission, have in previous years seen acts such as Tom Jones, Rick Astley, Robert Plant, Blondie, Paloma Faith, James Bay and Elbow perform.

Tickets to see George Ezra go on sale this Friday at 9am, priced at £34.50 each.

To buy tickets, call the Forestry Commission on 03000 680400, or buy online at

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star, Shropshire Star and Native Monster. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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