THE Academic is the latest act announced for the Live at the Marquee concert series next summer.
The four-piece will perform on June 27, 2019.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday, December 21 at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets.
The band has enjoyed a meteoric rise since releasing their debut EP ‘Loose Friends’ just 3 years ago. A Choice Music Prize nomination for their debut single ‘Different’ was followed by sold out shows and tours across the US the UK and Europe with over 40,000 tickets sold.
Their highly anticipated debut album ‘Tales From The Backseat’ was released earlier this year and went to number one in the official Irish Album charts and also entered the Billboard Alternative Top 40 airplay chart in the US. It was also album of the week at BBC Radio 1 in the UK.
Lead singer Craig Fitzgerald says, "Cork has always felt like a home from home for us so to now headline Live At The Marquee is going to be one of the most special nights we have had as a band. It's an incredible venue and we are beyond excited for the show."
The band joins a busy line-up at Live at the Marquee next summer.
Already announced are Nathan Carter (June 14), Toto (June 15), Versatile (June 21), Tash Sultana (July 3), Tommy Tiernan (July 4), Christy Moore (July 6) and David Gray (July 7).