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Lionel Richie will be touring the UK in June 2018, bringing his biggest hits to outdoor venues and stadiums. The international superstar will visit iconic venues in Northampton, Perth, London, Lincoln, Shrewsbury, Leigh, Carlisle, Scarborough, Chesterfield, Hove and North Norfolk.
The All The Hits tour will see him perform his iconic music such as Lady, Truly, Dancing On The Ceiling, Say You Say Me, Hello and All Night Long.
“I’ve been missing the UK and can’t wait to make my long awaited return and to see parts of the country I’ve never made it out to before,” Lionel announced. “The fans are always incredible and they make the atmosphere at every show electric, so I look forward to singing along with them soon.”
It marks the first time Lionel Richie has played UK shows since the artist toured in 2015, including three nights at London’s The O2 and an appearance on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival.
His The Definitive Collection topped the charts and provided his first UK No.1 in 23 years.
Lionel Richie has been awarded British GQ’s Icon Award, as well as four Grammys, a Golden Globe and even as Oscar. In 2016 he kickstarted his Las Vegas residency show Lionel Richie – All The Hits, having sold over 100 million albums worldwide to date.
More recently, he joined the judging panel on ABC’s American Idol.
Here are those Lionel Richie UK tour dates:
1 June 2018 – Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton
3 June 2018 – McDiarmid Park, Perth
5 June 2018 – Hampton Court Palace Festival, London
6 June 2018 – Hampton Court Palace Festival, London
10 June 2018 – Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln
13 June 2018 – Montgomery Waters Meadow, Shrewsbury
16 June 2018 – Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
17 June 2018 – Brunton Park, Carlisle
19 June 2018 – Open Air Theatre, Scarborough
21 June 2018 – Proact Stadium, Chesterfield
23 June 2018 – The 1st Central County Showground, Hove
24 June 2018 – Holkham Hall, Holkham
Lionel Richie tickets go on sale at 10:00 on Friday 2 February 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.