Van Morrison adds more November concerts
Last updated: 3rd September 2012
Van Morrison returns with more shows this autumn. Tickets for all Van Morrison UK and Ireland tour dates are now available on GET ME IN! See the legendary, eccentric Irish R’n’B composer, soul singer & poet live in concert!
Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall (21st September 2012)
Cardiff, Millennium Centre (18th November 2013)
Bath, Forum (19th September 2013)
Liverpool, The Philharmonic Hall (27th November 2012)
Manchester, Bridgewater Hall (28th November 2012)
The former lead vocalist of 60’s R’n’B group, Them, plays a combination of raw R’n’B and wide-eyed soul has been credited for inventing ‘Celtic Soul’. Van The Man, as his fans often refer to him, has build equally a reputation for his infamous eccentric and distinctive behavior, as well as being one of the finest songsmiths of our times.
Van Morrison started his career playing in various show bands in his hometown of Belfast in Northern Ireland. By the mid 1960’s Van Morrison formed the garage-rock group Them, who went on to become one of the foremost r’n’b outfits at the time and part of the so-called British Invasion of bands, such as Them, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones or The Animals, who became successful in the US during the mid-60’s.
The 1964 Them single ‘Gloria’ is a classic and has been covered by legends ranging from The Doors and Jimi Hendrix to Patti Smith and U2.
After leaving Them, Van Morrison steadily established himself as successful acclaimed solo performer and critically acclaimed recording artist. His first foray as solo artist were a string of pop-orientated singles, such as Brown Eyed Girl.
Van Morrison quickly progressed from the '45' pop-format to a more matured and respected songwriter with releases, such as Astral Weeks and Moondance.
Van Morrison’s excellent back catalogue has earned him several awards, including no less than 6 Grammys and the introduction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Check out the forthcoming Van Morrison tour dates and secure your Van Morrison UK tickets.
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