Elton John at the Marquee

14/12/12 at 12:01 AM | 0 Comments

Elton John performing Live at the Marquee last year. Picture: Miki Barlok

Tickets for Elton John went on sale this morning, Friday for next summer’s Live at the Marquee. The singer, whose career spans five decades, will return to Cork on Sunday, June 23rd, to perform over two hours of hits from an incredible back catalogue, including such classics as ‘Bennie and The Jets’, ‘Crocodile Rock’ and ‘Your Song’.

The ninth year of the renowned concert series will also see Elvis Costello & The Imposters appear for the first time on Wednesday, June 26th. The singer/songwriter who has penned classic tracks like ‘Alison’ and ‘Oliver’s Army’ has won numerous awards over his 40 years in music.

Iconic rock band ZZ Top have also confirmed a date for The Marquee on Thursday, June 27th, with their concert the first in Ireland since 1985. The band is one of only a few hugely successful rock groups to have maintained its original members and was awarded the ‘Living Legend Award’ by the Classic Rock Roll of Honour this year.

Christy Moore will make a welcome return to play the Marquee on Saturday, July 6th, performing for the ninth time in nine years.

Tickets for Elton John, ZZ Top and Christy Moore go on sale today, Friday, from Ticketmaster outlets while Elvis Costello & The Imposters can be purchased on Monday, December 17th from 9am. See ticketmaster.ie for more details.

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