Monday it was announced that four more popular music acts were to perform gigs for Live At The Marque this summer, and would join the likes of The Boomtown Rats, Christy Moore, The Coronas, Elton John, Elvis Costello, The National, Olly Murs, Sting, The Wanted and ZZ Top in the growing line up of top class international acts playing in Cork.

Those acts that were announced were, X Factor winners and popular girl band Little Mix on 14th June, rapper and songwriter Ke$ha on 3rd July, Irish rock group Bell X1 on 4th July and Irish star Imelda May on 9th July.

A unique venue that is popular with artists, Live at the Marquee is now in its ninth year of summer gigs and continues to offer a line up that has something for everyone, and its location at the Showgrounds on Monaghan Road is suitably close to Cork’s top attractions and Cork Hotels.

So if you are in the area and looking for hotels near the marquee in Cork, the Fota Island Resort offers the ideal location to relax after a gig and provides easy access to some of the city and county’s top tourist attractions.