THETFORD: James joins summer lineup


One of the most influential British indie bands, James, has announced they will be playing Thetford Forest this summer.

James frontman, Tim Booth, said, “We’re up for this. It’s our first ever Forest Live gig and we can’t wait to get out there on stage.”

Formed in Manchester in 1982, James’ anthemic indie pop hits include Sit Down, She’s A Star, Laid, Born Of Frustration, Sometimes and Getting Away With It (All Messed Up) amongst twenty Top 40 singles in the UK.

In a career spanning over three decades, top 10 albums like Gold Mother, Seven, Laid, Whiplash and Millionaires have contributed to over 13 million worldwide album sales.

Famed for their live performances, their festival CV includes international appearances at Lollapalooza and Coachella (USA), Rock In Rio (Brazil), and Glastonbury, Hard Rock Calling and Isle of Wight closer to home.

The lineup already includes Paloma Faith, Paul Weller and The Script, with others yet to be announced.

James and special guests will be performing on June 13, tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am.

They cost £38 and are available from the box office on 03000 680400 or online at