Pop, R&B, and Country star Lionel Richie is set to tour North American beginning in the fall. The "All the Hits All Night Long" tour has made the European circuit and is set to play London's Hyde Park next month. The North American portion of the tour will begin in September. The tour will begin and end in Hollywood - Florida and California.
Richie has been making music for over four decades and his fans are as familiar with his songs as Richie himself; as a result, many of Richie's concerts have become massive sing-a-longs. Richie says, "I'm so lucky to have the collection of songs that I can play for my fans."
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. was born in Tuskegee, Alabama in 1949. He burst onto the musical scene in the seventies as a member of The Commodores; but left the group in 1982 to pursue a solo music career. Richie collaborated with pop singer to pen the charity anthem "We Are the World" in 1984. In 1994 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Richie's last album "Tuskegee" was a hit on the Country music charts. He has returned to the studio to bOver the years Richie has seen his music appear in over 100 television shows and films including "Endless Love", "Miami Vice", three episodes of the television series "Fame", "White Nights", "Color Purple", "Designing Women", "Moonlighting", "Happy Gilmore", "The Fifth Element", "Seinfeld", "The Wedding Singer", five episodes of "Mystery Science Fiction Theater 3000", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Muppets from Space', "Gone in Sixty Seconds", "Dr. Dolittle 2", "The King of Queens", "Everybody Hates Chris", "Happy Feet", "Glee", "Shrek Forever After", and four episodes of "The Simpsons".egin working on a new album.
Lionel Richie's tour dates:
Sept. 18 at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL
Sept. 21 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa
Sept. 22 at the Foxwoods MGM Grand Theater in Mashantucket, CT
Sept. 24 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Sept. 25 at the Patriot Center in Washington DC
Sept. 27 at the Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA
Sept. 28 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
Sept. 29 at the United Center in Chicago, IL
Oct. 2 at Casino Rama in Rama, ON
Oct. 3 at the Caesars Windsor in Windsor, ON
Oct. 5 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, OK
Oct. 6 & 13 at Austin City Limits in Austin, TX
Oct. 9 at Area de Ciudad de Mexico City in Mexico City, Mexico
Oct. 12 at the Woodlands Pavilion in Houston, TX
Oct. 17 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA
Oct. 18 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA