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Van Morrison joins Robert Plant on BluesFest line-up in Dublin

Van Morrison will perform on the same bill as former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant at BluesFest 2018 in Dublin.

The legendary performers will take to the stage at the 3Arena on Sunday, October 28.

They will also be joined by special guest Colin Macleod.

Tickets are on sale from Friday, April 20 at 10am

Plant, who appeared at BluesFest London as a special guest for Bill Wyman’s 80th birthday show in 2016, will bring his Sensational Space Shifters to Dublin to perform classic Led Zeppelin material alongside tracks from his acclaimed solo projects including Carry Fire, his eleventh solo album.

Van Morrison comes to the festival for a career-spanning set that will include music from his new studio album You’re Driving Me Crazy.

Plant said: “It’s been way over 50 years since I first shared the stage with Van Morrison; and his band were positioned no.2 on the charts with ‘Here Comes the Night’.

"His style then and now remains unique and loaded with deep soul. I'm looking forward to an exciting and dynamic night.”

Already confirmed for BluesFest 2018 are John Fogerty who will perform a Credence Clearwater Revival greatest hits set with special guests Steve Miller Band at 3Arena, Dublin on Friday, October 26.

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