When: Wednesday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m.
International superstar, musical icon and “American Idol” judge Lionel Richie is returning to Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Wednesday, July 10. Richie’s 2017 appearance in Portsmouth universally is remembered as one of the best in the facility’s history. The show starts at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m.
Richie’s Hello tour features himperforming all his hits.All online tickets purchased for the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion show in Portsmouth will include a CD ofRichie’snew album,“Live from Las Vegas.” VIP packages also will be available.
Lionel Richietakes fans on a spectacular musical journey with “Live from Las Vegas,” his first release on Capitol Records.
“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,” said Lionel Richie.
“Live from Las Vegas”was recorded atZappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.It features material from throughout Richie’s 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.
With more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy Awards, the distinction of MusicCares Person of the Year in 2016 and Kennedy Center Honoree in 2017, Lionel Richie is a true music icon.
The Tuskegee, Alabama native, Richie and Irving Berlin are the only two songwriters in history to have charted No. 1 records for nine consecutive years. In March 2018,Richie put his handprints and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, one of Hollywood’s oldest honors.
He was a judge on ABC’s “American Idol” in 2018 and has returned to the judge’s chair for the 2019 season.
Track Listings – “Live from Las Vegas”
1.Easy - My Love
Deluxe Edition -Includes all 12 tracks from the standard edition, plus:
Target Edition - Includes all 12 tracks from the standard edition, plus:
13. Running With The Night
14. Penny Lover
15. Just To Be Close
Lionel Richie tickets are on sale now at the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, or purchase online at ticketmaster.com.