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Reef will support music icon Bryan Adams at Widnes

ENGLISH rockers Reef will be supporting music icon Bryan Adams at Widnes this summer.

The band – whose latest album Shoot Me Your Ace entered the UK Top 20 this week – will visit DCBL Stadium on July 2.

Since forming in 1993, Reef have released seven studio albums which have all charted in the UK Top 40, with the band’s debut album Replenish achieving gold status which in turn led to touring with artists like Paul Weller, Soundgarden and the Rolling Stones.

Considering the positivity of their latest album, Gary Stringer describes it as “the sound the world needs right now”.

They recently opened as special guests at Coldplay at Wembley Stadium after being personally invited by singer Chris Martin, who credits Reef as helping give him huge motivation to do it too. , being another West Country boy.

“It’s really exciting for me to get out and play and look into the eyes of people who are already ready to play,” Gary said.

“You go on stage and throw that energy out and it comes right back. That’s how you get an exciting gig.”

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