Lionel Richie Announces New Album, North American Tour Dates

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Lionel Richie performs in concert in Etess Arena at Hard Rock Atlantic City on March 23, 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Richie’s new album, ‘Live from Las Vegas,’ marks his first release with Capitol Records.

Lionel Richie is set to release his latest album, Live from Las Vegas, on Aug. 23, marking his first release on Capitol Records. He will also embark on his Hello Tour this summer.

According to a press release, Live from Las Vegas was recorded at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. It will feature Richie performing some of his classic songs that span his solo career, such as “All Night Long,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Hello,” “Dancing On The Ceiling” and “Truly,” as well as songs from his time with The Commodores, including “Three Times a Lady” and “Easy.”

The record will also include his global hit, “We Are the World,” which he co-wrote for USA For Africa in 1985.

The iconic artist will kick off his 32-date Hello Tour on May 28 at Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land, T.X., and will make stops in Radio City Music Hall in New York CIty and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, among others.

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

Tickets for most dates will go on sale on Friday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. on Richie’s website, with pre-sale tickets available for Citi cardholders beginning on Tuesday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. All online tickets purchased for the North American tour will include a CD of Richie’s upcoming album.

See Richie’s full concert dates below.

Lionel Richie - Hello Tour

May 28 -- Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre

                      * Citi pre-sale begins March 27, 10 AM local time

May 30 -- Chattanooga, TN @ Riverbend Festival ^

                      ++ Tickets on sale now

June 1 -- Jacksonville FL @ Daily’s Place Amphitheatre

June 11 -- Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival

                      * Citi pre-sale TBD

                      + Public ticket on sale begins May 8, 6:00 AM local time

June 12 -- Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival

                      * Citi pre-sale TBD

                      + Public ticket on sale begins May 8, 6:00 AM local time

June 14 -- Springfield, IL @ The Bank of Springfield Center

June 27 -- Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage ^  

                      No Citi pre-sale

                      + Public ticket on sale begins April 5

June 29 -- Youngstown, OH @ Covelli Centre

June 30 -- Detroit, MI @ DTE Amphitheatre

                      * Citi pre-sale begins April 2, 10:00 AM local time

                      + Public ticket on sale begins April 5

July 2 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest

                      ++ Tickets on sale now

July 10 -- Portsmouth, VA @ Union Bank & Trust Pavilion

July 12 -- Atlantic City, NJ @ Mark G. Etess Arena

July 13 -- Atlantic City, NJ @ Mark G. Etess Arena

July 15 -- Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts

                      * Citi pre-sale TBD

                      + Public ticket on sale begins April 6, 10 AM local time

July 17 -- New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall

                      * Citi pre-sale begins March 26, 11:00 AM local time

+ Public ticket on sale begins March 29, 11:00 AM

July 18 -- New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall

                      * Citi pre-sale begins March 26, 11:00 AM local time

+ Public ticket on sale begins March 29, 11:00 AM

July 20 -- Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

July 23 -- Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands, Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center

July 25 -- Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum

July 27 -- Hollywood, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock Live Event Center

July 28 -- Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena

                      * Citi pre-sale begins April 2, 10:00 AM local time

                      + Public ticket on sale begins April 5, 10:00 AM local time

July 31 -- Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Aug. 5 -- Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl

Aug. 6 -- Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl

Aug. 9 -- Las Vegas, NV @ Encore Theater, Wynn

                      * Citi pre-sale begins April 2, 10:00 AM local time

                      + Public ticket on sale begins April 5, 10:00 AM local time

Aug. 10 -- Las Vegas, NV @ Encore Theater, Wynn

                      * Citi pre-sale begins April 2, 10:00 AM local time

+ Public ticket on sale begins April 5, 10:00 AM local time

Aug. 14 -- Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Aug. 17 -- Stateline, NV @ Lake Tahoe Harveys Outdoor Arena ^

Aug. 20 -- Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Park

Aug. 21 -- Portland, OR @ Theatre of the Clouds at Rose Garden Arena

Aug, 24 -- Stanford, CA @ Stanford University, Frost Amphitheater

Aug. 30 -- St. Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair ^

^ CD copy not included with online ticket purchase
* Citi pre-sales beginning later than March 26 at 10:00 AM local time
+ Public ticket on sales beginning later than March 29 at 10:00 AM local time
++ Tickets on sale now