Jan 19 2012 by Oliver Clay, Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News
INDIE rockers The Wombats are will be playing a special gig this summer which will see the band performing for one night only in the spectacular woodland location of Delamere Forest as part of Forestry Commission Live Music.
The Wombats classic debut album Guide To Love, Loss And Desperation generated indie dancefloor smashes Kill The Director, Let’s Dance To Joy Division, Backfire At The Disco and Moving To New York.
The band’s latest album release, This Modern Glitch has provided three of the band’s biggest airplay hits to date with its first singles Tokyo, Jump Into The Fog and Techno Fan.
The band has just finished an extensive UK tour including three homecoming shows in Liverpool.
Full bar and catering services will be available with ample parking provided on site and Delamere train station nearby.
Income generated from ticket sales will be spent on improving the forest for residents and wildlife.
Band member Matthew Murphy said: “We have heard so much about the vibe at the Delamere Forest gigs, it’s been on our radar for some time and we’re really pleased to be asked to play.”
The Wombats plus guests will be performing on Sunday, July 8.
Tickets are £25.50, subject to booking fee.
To book call 0300 068 0400 or visit www.forestry.gov.uk/music