Lionel Richie announces new album, tour

Live From Las Vegas set for August 23rd

Lionel Richie takes fans on a spectacular musical journey with his new album, Live from Las Vegas. The collection, set for release on August 23rd, marks the legendary artist’s first release on Capitol Records. The album will be available on CD and Deluxe CD with an exclusive Target edition. See below for track listing.

Richie will launch the Hello Tour on May 28th at Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land, TX. He’ll be playing all the hits during the headline outing, which includes shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. All online tickets purchased for the summer 2019 North American headline tour will include a CD copy of Live from Las Vegas. VIP packages will also be available.

“I am so excited to bring my Live from Las Vegas album to life and to share it with my fans,” states Richie. “Also, I’m really looking forward to going on tour and performing for everyone this summer – it’s going to be one big party.”

Citi is the official card of the Hello Tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning March 26th at 10 am local time until March 28th at 10 pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass program. Pre-sales in some markets may begin later.

Tickets for most dates on the tour go on sale to the general public this Friday, March 29th at 10 am local time at lionelrichie.com. See below for itinerary and further information.

Live from Las Vegas was recorded at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. It features Richie performing material from throughout his career, including beloved songs from his solo albums (“All Night Long,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Hello,” “Dancing On The Ceiling” and “Truly”) and his time with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smash hits such as “Three Times a Lady” and “Easy.” The album also includes an inspiring performance of the landmark song “We Are the World,” which Richie co-wrote for USA for Africa.

He was a judge on ABC’s American Idol in 2018 and has returned to the judge’s chair for the 2019 season.

1. Easy – My Love
2. Truly
3. You Are
4. Stuck On You
5. Dancing On The Ceiling
6. Three Times A Lady
7. Sail On
8. Brick House
9. Hello
10. Say You, Say Me
11. We Are The World
12. All Night Long
13. Fancy Dancer [Deluxe Edition]
14. Sweet Love [Deluxe Edition]
15. Lad You Bring Me Up [Deluxe Edition]

Lionel Richie Hello Tour Dates:

05/28/19 Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre
05/30/19 Chattanooga, TN – Riverbend Festival
06/1/19 Jacksonville FL – Daily’s Place Amphitheatre
06/11/19 Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival
06/12/19 Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival
06/14/19 Springfield, IL – The Bank of Springfield Center
06/27/19 Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
06/29/19 Youngstown, OH – Covelli Centre
06/30/19 Detroit, MI – DTE Amphitheatre
07/2/19 Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
07/10/19 Portsmouth, VA – Union Bank & Trust Pavilion
07/12/19 Atlantic City, NJ – Mark G. Etess Arena
07/13/19 Atlantic City, NJ – Mark G. Etess Arena
07/15/19 Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts
07/17/19 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
07/18/19 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
07/20/19 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
07/23/19 Canandaigua, NY – Constellation Brands, Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
07/25/19 Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
07/27/19 Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Live Event Center
07/28/19 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
07/31/19 Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheatre
08/5/19 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
08/6/19 Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
08/9/19 Las Vegas, NV – Encore Theater, Wynn
08/10/19 Las Vegas, NV – Encore Theater, Wynn
08/14/19 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
08/17/19 Stateline, NV – Lake Tahoe Harveys Outdoor Arena
08/20/19 Redmond, WA – Marymoor Park
08/21/19 Portland, OR – Theatre of the Clouds at Rose Garden Arena
08/24/19 Stanford, CA – Stanford University, Frost Amphitheater
08/30/19 St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair

Author: Buddy Iahn

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