Willy Mason and Norah Jones sweep Europe


Vineyard singer/songwriter Willy Mason is currently opening for Norah Jones on a concert tour of the United Kingdom and Europe. Recent tour dates included June 22 at HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London and June 24 and 25 at Olympia, in Paris.

Upcoming joint appearances by Willy Mason and Norah Jones are slated for Forest National in Brussels, Belgium on June 29, and the Montreux Jazz Festival 2010 in Switzerland on July 3. From there, Willy returns to England for Truck Festival 2010 in Steventon from July 23 to 25.

A graduate of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and a former Minnesinger, Willy recently made national news when his song “Oxygen,” written at age 17, was recorded by opera star Renée Fleming on her new crossover album “Dark Hope.”