Bryan Ferry Awarded CBE
The Queen honours Roxy Music frontman
Ferry was named amongst the recipients on the Queen's Birthday Honours List on Friday.
In a note on his official website he said "I would like to thank those who have given me the award, and all the musicians and others behind the scenes who have helped me throughout my career."
Other performers who have received this award include Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey, Ray Davies, Dave Gilmour, Brian May, Robert Plant, Rod Stewart and Sting.
Also on the receiving end of an Royal honour this weekend was Yes/Buggles member and producer Trevor Horn
If you want to see Bryan Ferry CBE on stage this year then he has a handful of UK & Ireland solo dates lined up:
30/06/2011 - Waterford, Tall Ships Races
01/07/2011 - Kent, Hop Farm Festival
09/07/2011 - London, Kew The Music Festival
15/07/2011 - Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire
16/07/2011 - Thetford Forest, Suffolk
26/08/2011 - Little Bray, Killruddery Festival
03/09/2011 - Edinburgh Castle