Friday 01 December 2017
a-ha return to Ireland after more than 15 years
Irish fans have a big reason to celebrate! a-ha are returning to Ireland after more than 15 years to perform at Live At The Marquee, an annual summer festival in Cork, Ireland. Tickets go on sale on December 7 via ticketmaster.ie. Spread the word, this will be a very special evening!
Were you at a-ha's last show in Ireland, at The Point in Dublin on October 16, 2002? Below are a few pictures from that night, taken from the a-ha.com fan photo archive. If you have pictures from that show - or any a-ha show - you can share them with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Live At The Marquee
Every summer from its inception, Live At The Marquee has featured the very best of Irish acts while also bringing a vast array of world class International artists to Cork including Elton John, Roger Waters, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tony Bennett, Pink, Rod Stewart, Lady GaGa, The Who, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Paul Simon, Kanye West, Dolly Parton, Lana del Rey, James Taylor, Lionel Richie, Jay-Z, John Legend, ZZ Top, Flaming Lips, Robert Plant, The National, Al Green, Kenny Rogers, Bryan Adams, Eddie Vedder and Sting to name a few…
The Marquee has also hosted many of the top comedians including Tommy Tiernan, Dara O’Briain and Mario Rosenstock as well as shows including Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and MAMMA MIA!
The anticipation for each year’s line-up, and the unique atmosphere that can only be found in that tent by the River Lee means that Live At The Marquee has become a firm favourite not just for the fans who travel from all over to Cork, but also with the acts themselves, many of whom have come back to play the Marquee more than once.
Since its inaugural year in 2005, over 1.1 million people have attended over 200 shows at Live At The Marquee.