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Massachusetts – a summer of great music

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If you're looking for great outdoor music this summer - Irish, classical, popular, rock n roll, R&B - Massachusetts is the place to be. Topping the musical bill this has to be two great musicians from Belfast Northern Ireland – Sir James Galway and Van Morrison. Sir James is on a worldwide tour celebrating his 70th birthday and is playing on July 30 and August 1 at Tanglewood in Lenox. The first night he’ll be joined on stage by his wife, Lady Jeanne Galway, a renowned flutist in her own right, and pianist Phillip Moll. Van Morrison, the legendary songwriter, singer, performer and poet, comes to the Wang Theater in Boston on Tuesday, August 4. He’ll be performing songs from Astral Weeks, the classic album first recorded in 1969 and then recorded again last year at the Hollywood Bowl. Another singing legend, Tom Jones, performs at the Bank of America Pavilion on Boston’s waterfront, July 25, and two days later at the Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis. The Welsh-born singer ha