The First Three Acts For Live At The Marquee 2016 Have Been Announced
Just in time for Christmas!
Yes, you are reading that correctly. The first three acts for Live At The Marquee 2016 have been announced!
Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games 20th Anniversary show comes to Live At The Marquee on the 16, 17 & 18 June 2016.
Following it’s Irish Premiere earlier this year, Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games – a spectacular new staging of the traditional masterpiece - has confirmed a return to Ireland in 2016 for a limited run to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the creation of the Lord Of The Dance phenomenon.
The Show will also be coming to Cork for the first time ever to appear at Live At The Marquee on 16, 17 & 18 June. Tickets go on sale Thursday 19 November at 9am from all usual outlets.
With all the visceral precision and thrills of the original, Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games features new staging, new costumes and choreography and 40 of the world’s most outstanding young performers directed by Michael Flatley including his protégés Morgan Comer and Cathal Keaney who were trained to take on the lead role of the Lord Of The Dance following Flatley’s departure from the Show. With new music by composer Gerard Fahy, this latest iteration combines the best of tradition with all the excitement of new music and dance.
Nathan Carter returns to Live At The Marquee on July 1st 2016
Country singing sensation Nathan Carter will return to Cork next summer to play a date Live At The Marquee on Friday 1st July 2016. Tickets, priced at €28 go on sale Monday 16thNovember at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets.
Nathan recently featured on the Stetsons and Stilettos documentary on RTE1 which looked at the world of country music in Ireland from the perspective of performers and fans. The programme took a look behind the scenes of the making of Nathan’s new DVD "Live At The Marquee Cork" which goes on sale on Monday 16th November. The DVD was filmed last summer during Nathan’s performance at the Cork venue.
Born on 28 May 1990, Nathan spent his childhood years in Liverpool growing up in a family with strong Irish roots, his folks originating from Newry in County Down.Trips to Ireland to compete in Fleadh Ceoil`s became a regular feature of young Nathan`s life during his early teens, resulting in All Ireland medals for solo singing, and in accordion, all at just 12 years of age. Nathan soon became a member of the Liverpool Ceili band, playing piano accordion and piano. In no time at all Nathan had begun playing solo gigs around Liverpool and London as well as occasional shows in Ireland. On a trip to Donegal in April 2009, he met with songwriter John Farry and in a few short months Nathan`s dream of performing with his own band became a reality. Nathan is now a huge attraction on the Irish music scene, and has brought a whole new generation of fans of all ages to Country Music in Ireland
`Wagon Wheel`, the single taken from the album of the same name became a huge hit for Nathan, with well over a million hits on You Tube. Nathan`s studio album `WHERE I WANNA BE` and the `WAGON WHEEL LIVE SHOW` AUDIO CD both reached the coveted No 1 position in the Irish Charts.
The Coronas to take to the stage at Live At The Marquee once again!
The Coronas are set to return to play Live at the Marquee Cork next summer on Friday 24th June, 2016. Tickets, priced at €35.50 will go on sale Friday 20th November at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets.
Currently on tour in the UK which includes Shepard's Bush Empire London, The Coronas will later this month head off on a tour of Australia and New Zealand which will include Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, Melbourne and Perth.The video for their new single The Long Way has just been released.
The last nine years has seen The Coronas establish themselves as one of Ireland’s best-loved bands and sell out Ireland’s biggest venues. Their journey began when childhood best friends Danny and bassist Graham Knox formed a band at school with Conor. They played their first gig aged 15. By the time they reached college, they had recruited Dave and had called themselves The Coronas.
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