He’ll be celebrating his 80th birthday on Leeside.
Legendary performer Tom Jones has announced he will return to Cork this summer for a show at the last ever Live at the Marquee on June 2nd, 2020.
Announcing the news on Twitter, Aiken Promotions revealed that tickets go on sale next week:
As he celebrates a landmark 80th birthday this summer, @RealSirTomJones has confirmed a return to Ireland to play Live At Botanic Gardens, Belfast on 31 May and Live At The Marquee, Cork on 2 June 2020. Tickets on sale Thursday 30 January at 9am from all usual outlets pic.twitter.com/9MRBPZeqxW
— Aiken Promotions (@aikenpromotions) January 23, 2020
Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE, known professionally as Tom Jones, last visited Cork in 2016.
The Welsh singer began his career with a string of top-ten hits in the 1960s and has sold over 100 million records, with 36 Top 40 hits in the United Kingdom and 19 in the United States.
His most famous songs include It’s Not Unusual, What’s New Pussycat, the theme song for the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball, Green, Green Grass of Home, Delilah, She’s a Lady, Kiss and Sex Bomb.