Hotels Near The Marquee in Cork

Live at the Marquee 

Every summer, Cork City's docklands bursts with the beats of world-class musical and comedy acts. Live At The Marquee has earned renown as one of Europe's most eagerly anticipated summer festival events. Located at the Showgrounds near Páirc Uí Chaoimh, not far from Cork City centre. 

Legendary performers like Elton John, Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan and more have graced the stage over the years. As a top Cork hotel located close to the venue, The Kingsley provides an ideal base to experience the excitement.

History Of Live at the marquee

Live at the Marquee first kicked off in 2005, bringing big musical acts to the grounds of the Cork Show. Over the years it has expanded to host comedy gigs as well featuring stars like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and more.

Though the lineup changes each season, crowds continue returning year after year for the one-of-a-kind communal experience. There's an intoxicating magic when the lights go down over Cork harbour and the show begins!

2024 Performers

May 24, 2024, Friday
20:00 - The Coronas
May 25, 2024, Saturday
20:00 - Gavin James 

June 1, 2024, Saturday
20:00 - Bingo Loco XXL
June 7, 2024, Friday
17:00 - One Day Presents Blk.
June 8, 2024, Saturday
20:00 - Damien Dempsey
June 14, 2024, Friday
20:00 - Jenny Greene & the RTE Orchestra: The Next Chapter
June 15, 2024, Saturday
20:00 - Christy Moore
June 21, 2024, Friday
20:00 - Mick Flannery
June 22, 2024, Saturday
20:00 - Biggest 90's Disco

Convenient Accommodations

Choose from The Kingsley's affordable stays during your time in Cork for Live at the Marquee. Special B&B rates available for music lovers.

The list of performers at Live at the Marquee for summer 2024 is growing every week.

Convenient Accommodations

Full event schedule and ticketing details at Ticketmaster Ireland.

With a coveted city center location, deluxe amenities and friendly service, The Kingsley looks forward to welcoming music fans each festival season. The concerts may finish at night, but the buzz around Cork continues well into the morning!




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