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Van Morrison to play new Botanic Gardens festival

Van Morrison will play Belfast's Botanic Gardens in June. Credit: Aiken PR

Belfast music legend Van Morrison has confirmed he will perform at a new festival in the city this summer.

Live At Botanic Gardens will see a series of concerts held in the picturesque setting of the gardens.

Van Morrison, whose music continues to span genres and generations, will play his gig on 23 June.

Since 2016, the musician has added five new studio albums to his catalogue, with the most recent – The Prophet Speaks – released in December.

Tickets for his Botanic Gardens show go on sale from 9am on Monday 8 April.