Van Morrison to play east Belfast festival

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Legendary singer Van Morrison is to be the headline act at a festival in east Belfast, the area where he was born.

The East Belfast Arts Festival announced Morrison would play Aircraft Park on Saturday 8 September. A crowd of 8,000 is expected.

The festival's website said: "We will have a full supporting bill, further acts will be confirmed in due course."

It added that tickets were not yet on sale but the date of their release would be announced in the next week.

The festival, which runs from 5 to 9 September, will take place in a number of venues across east Belfast.

It will include art, literary and dance events.

Morrsion was born in the Bloomfield area of east Belfast, the son of a shipyard electrician.

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