The Irish singer will guest on opening nights
Van Morrison has been confirmed as the special guest for the opening nights of the Rolling Stones Summer Tour.
The singer famous for songs such as “Brown Eyed Girl” and “Moondance” will play the first two nights of the tour, on June 5 in Belgium, and on June 8 in Holland.
Previously, Morrison has opened for the Stones’ ‘Bigger Bang’ shows on it’s North American leg last year; he played with them in Vancouver and California last November.
Other artists who have appeared on the tour so far also include rocker Alice Cooper, the Dave Matthews Band, and hip-hop star Kanye West.
Further guest artists for the European leg of the tour are still to be confirmed.
Rolling Stones info and behind-the-scenes tour access is available here from the band’s website
The 2007 dates in full are as follows:
Belgium, Werchter Park (June 5)
Nijmegen, Holland, Goffertpark (8)
Isle of Wight, UK, Isle of Wight Festival (10)
Frankfurt, Germany, Commerzbank (13)
Paris, France, Stade De France (16)
Lyon, France, Stade Gerland (18)
Barcelona, Spain, Olympic Stadium (21)
San Sebastian, Spain, Anoeta (23)
Lisbon, Portugal, Alvalade Stadium (25)
Madrid, Spain, Calderon Stadium (28)
El Ejido, Spain, Santo Domingo Stadium (30)
Rome, Italy, Olympic Stadium (July 6)
Budva, Montenegro, Jaz Beach (9)
Belgrade, Serbia, Hippodrome (14)
Bucharest, Romania Lia Manoliu Stadium (17)
Budapest, Hungary, The Puskas Ferenc Stadium (20)
Brno, Czech Republic, Outdoor Exhibition Centre (22)
Kiev, Ukraine, NSC Olimpiys’kyi (25)
St Petersburg, Russia, Place Square (28)
Helsinki, Finland, Olympic Stadium (August 1)
Gothenburg, Sweden, Ullevi Stadium (3)
Copenhagen, Denmark, Parken (5)
Oslo, Norway, Valle Hovin (8)
Düsseldorf, Germany, LTU Arena (13)
Hamburg, Germany, AOL Arena (15)
Dublin, ROI, Slane Castle (18)
London, UK, O2 Arena (21/23/26)