Music superstar Lionel Richie is coming to Chicago this year to perform with none other than nine-time Grammy award-winning Earth, Wind & Fire as well as some other surprise guests.
Taking over the United Center on August 5, the legendary singer-songwriter is stopping in the Windy City as part of his “Sing A Song All Night Long” tour which is traveling across the United States and Canada.
Beginning in Minnesota on August 4, Chicago is Richie’s second stop on Saturday, August 5, before he leaves the Midwest to tour across the country as well as stops in Canada in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
The tour will make a total of 20 stops before coming to a close in Los Angeles on Friday, September 15th.
With four Grammy Awards, numerous nominations, and 125+ million album sales to date, Lionel Richie was last year inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while also winning the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library Congress and the Icon Award at the American Music Awards in 2022.
In addition to all of the awards earned over his glittering career, Richie has more recently cultivated a new generation of fans as a judge on American Idol.
Not too far behind with over 100 million albums sold worldwide and also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Earth, Wind & Fire are an extra special guest on the tour who were founded in Chicago and have since earnt a reputation as one of the most successful bands of all time.
All “Sing A Song All Night Long” tour dates:
Friday, August 4 – Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota
Saturday, August 5 – United Center in Chicago
Tuesday, August 8 – Scotiabank Arena in Toronto
Wednesday, August 9 – Bell Centre in Montreal
Friday, August 11 – TD Garden in Boston
Saturday, August 12 – Madison Square Garden in New York City
Tuesday, August 15 – Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Friday, August 18 – Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Saturday, August 19 – CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore
Tuesday, August 22 – State Farm Arena in Atlanta
Friday, August 25 – FLA Live Arena in Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, August 26 – Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida
Tuesday, August 29 – Moody Center in Austin
Friday, September 1 – American Airlines Center in Dallas
Saturday, September 2 – Toyota Center in Houston
Tuesday, September 5 – Ball Arena in Denver
Friday, September 8 – Chase Center in San Francisco
Monday, September 11 – Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle
Tuesday, September 12 – Rogers Arena in Vancouver
Friday, September 15 – Kia Forum in Los Angeles
Tickets go on sale March 13 at 10 am and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
More information can be found at lionelrichie.com.
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