- 11 Sep 20
Eleanor McEvoy and Jack Lukeman's performances for Van Morrison's 75th birthday celebrations are going live tonight.
Following stunning performances on 'Rave On, Van Morrison' last night, we're bringing you more back-to-back performances – with Eleanor McEvoy performing 'Songwriter', followed by Jack Lukeman performing 'The Way Young Lovers Do'.
Over the course of the YouTube event, celebrating Van Morrison's 75th birthday, you can expect even more renditions of his remarkable songs from some of the most iconic names in the country.
A highly regarded musician, performer and composer, Eleanor McEvoy has been the Chairperson of IMRO since 2017, and is a voting member of of the Recording Academy of America (the Grammys).
Over the course of his career, Jack Lukeman has established himself as one of the country's most thrilling performers. In 2017, he released his latest album, Magic Days.
Eleanor McEvoy' performance of 'Songwriter' (7pm Irish Standard Time) and Jack Lukeman's performance of 'The Way Young Lovers Do' (8pm) premiere tonight, September 11, on the Hot Press YouTube channel.
Take a look at the spectacular upcoming line-up for Rave On, Van Morrison' below:
- Fri Sept 11, Eleanor McEvoy Songwriter (7pm); Jack Lukeman The Way Young Lovers Do (8pm)
- Sat Sept, 12, Ciaran Lavery Country Fair (7pm); PowPig Natalia (8pm)
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Hot Press is also publishing a Van Morrison Special Issue, to coincide with ‘Rave On, Van Morrison’, featuring written contributions from the legendary likes of Hozier, Sinéad O’Connor, Gary Lightbody, Damien Rice, Imelda May and Damien Rice, as well as special homages from international artists Brandon Flowers, Steve Van Zandt and Matt Berninger. In addition, you'll find the highlights of our recent exclusive interview with Van – who discusses the Belfast he grew up in, ‘Gloria’, Jim Morrison, Lenny Bruce, the real inspiration for Astral Weeks and his extraordinary work as a songwriter.
This historic publication is a must-have for Van Morrison fans all over the world, and is available to order now.