Since 2005, the music festival Live at the Marquee in Cork’s Docklands area has been attracting thousands of music and comedy lovers. It is on its 14th year and hosted by Aiken Promotions. The special and intimate atmosphere the Marquee creates with its capacity of up to 4,000 has the city buzzing during summer months, making it a perfect place to visit when the sun is shining! The number collectively over June and July rises to 80,000 visitors.
The festival is held during the months of June and July with acts performing almost every evening. If you are interested in attending, tickets are sold separately for each evening with different pricing. Notable acts that have performed here are Lana Del Rey, Elton John, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Olly Murs.
The venue is a 10-minute drive by car from Cork City centre or a 30-minute walk! This year they have trendy acts performing starting June 8th such as – Damien Dempsey, Nathan Carter, TOTO, Versatile, David Gray, Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Orchestra and much, much more.