Rick Astley to headline Dalby Forest gig next summer

Chart-topper Rick Astley

Chart-topper Rick Astley

Rick Astley is the first artist to announce dates for 2017 as part of Forest Live and will play Dalby Forest on Friday June 23.

With his first No 1 album in29 years, titled 50 the Brit Award winning singer has pulled off one of pop’s most remarkable comebacks. 50 has gone gold and has been well received by fans and critics alike.

Astley was just 21 when he unleashed the iconic Never Gonna Give You Up. The song became the centrepiece of debut album Whenever You Need Somebody.

Rick Astley said: I can’t wait to perform as a part of Forest Live and I really hope you can make it to enjoy the experience with me.”

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 21 October from the Forestry Commission box office on: 03000 680400, or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music