Robert Plant and Van Morrison added to BluesFest line up Posted on Mon 16th April 2018
joining John Fogerty and Steve Miller Band
Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and visionary Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison have been added to the line up for this years BluesFest. BluesFest will take place from Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th October at London's O2 Arena.
Robert Plant and will bring his Sensational Space Shifters to London to perform classic Led Zeppelin material alongside tracks from his acclaimed solo projects including Carry Fire, his eleventh solo album, which was released in October 2017. Van Morrison returns to the festival for a career-spanning set that will include music from his new studio album You’re Driving Me Crazy, which is released this month.
Robert 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.”
BluesFest Director Leo Green comments:
“For Bluesfest to present an evening featuring full sets from Robert Plant & Van Morrison is a huge honour. Robert Plant & Van Morrison have made some of the most important recordings in the history of music and they both continue to be as vital, relevant and brilliant as they have always been – this promises to be an incredible evening.”
Robert Plant and Van Morrison join John Fogerty, who will perform a Credence Clearwater Revival greatest hits set, and Steve Miller Band, who make their first appearance in London for six years, on the bill for this year’s festival.
BluesFest Ticket Information
Tickets start at £45.00 and go on general sale on Friday April 20th at 10:00 am available from Gigantic