Blondie fans will not get to see them on stage in Cork this summer as they will no longer be appearing.
The legendary musicians had been due to open the fifth Live at the Marquee series at Cork’s docklands on June 17. However Aiken Promotions have revealed the group’s tour dates have now been rescheduled for later this year, with the Cork concert now cancelled.
Tickets had initially been due to go on sale last week but were delayed until tomorrow morning.
Aiken had insisted that the concert would go ahead but now, due to circumstances beyond their control, have cancelled the gig.
With Blondie now not performing, The Prodigy are set to perform an altogether different opening night on June 18.
Music fans can also be consoled with the news Aiken are planning to release details of two further acts in the coming weeks.
This will bring the series to 17 top acts set to perform this summer.
Further concerts set to draw in fans include Crosby, Stills and Nash, James Taylor and Anastacia. The latest addition to the lineup was announced last week with R&B artist Ne-Yo set to perform on July 6.
An Aiken spokeswoman said the promoters wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the cancellation of Blondie’s concert.
This year’s Live at the Marquee series runs from June 18 to July 9.