PAUL Weller has confirmed a summer gig in Delamere as pat of the Forestry Commission's Forest Live 2019 concert series.

The former Jam frontman, wo turned 60 this year, made his Forest Live debut in 2004 and has played to sell-out crowds ever since, with his most recent appearances being in 2014.

His latest release True Meanings, entered the UK charts at No 2. It is his fourteenth solo album and the twenty-sixth studio album of his career that began in 1977 with The Jam’s debut album In the City. Five era-defining albums followed before he experienced further recognition with The Style Council and subsequent success with numerous solo releases such as Wild Wood, Stanley Road, Wake Up The Nation and Sonik Kicks.

Weller’s versatility and creative edge has connected with fans across the generations, making him one of the most significant players of the British music scene over the past four decades. A cultural icon, his impact, relevance and popularity with the public, fellow musicians and critics alike remains unabated in his milestone 60th year.

Commenting on the new dates, Weller said, “The Forest shows are always great gigs for us and it’s been a while since I last did them so I’m really looking forward to them next year.”

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.

Paul Weller will play at Delamere Forest, Cheshire, on Saturday June 2, 2019.. Tickets go on sale at 9.00am this Friday November 9 from the Forestry Commission box office: Tel 03000 680400, or buy online at