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Living legend Lionel Richie has announced a new UK summer appearance for 2021 at Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment. Richie will bring his timeless hits – such as Hello, Endless Love and All Night Long (All Night) – to the East Midlands on 11 June 2021.
This follows news that Richie will reschedule his planned 2020 UK tour for summer 2021, including an appearance at Blenheim Palace’s Nocturne Live concert series on 19 June 2021.
He’ll also take to Wrexham’s Racecourse Ground on 3 June, Haptom Court Palace Festival on 15-16 June, Cardiff Castle on 1 August and Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens on 11 August.
Lionel Richie began his career as singer and saxophonist in The Commodores in the late ’60s. He released his debut solo album in 1982, going on to take home four Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe and a coveted Academy Award for Say You, Say Me from the film White Nights.
To date, Lionel Richie has ten solo studio albums to his name, most recently unveiling Tuskegee in 2012. His catalogue of hits includes The Commodores’ Three Times A Lady, Still and Easy, as well as a string of solo hits from US No.1 Truly to his Endless Love duet with Diana Ross.
Richie broke records when over 200,000 people turned out to see his Glastonbury set in 2015. The legendary performance has since been turned into a film, Lionel Richie at Glastonbury.
Here are those dates:
3 June 2021 – Wrexham, The Racecourse Ground
11 June 2021 – Nottingham, Victoria Embankment
15-16 June – Hampton Court Palace Festival, London
19 June 2021 – Nocturne Live, Blenheim Palace Woodstock
1 August 2021 – Cardiff Castle
11 August 2021 – Edinburgh, Princess Street Gardens
Tickets for Lionel Richie in Nottingham go on general sale at 10am on 10 July 2021. Tickets for all other dates are on sale now. Grab all through Ticketmaster.co.uk.