Lionel Richie's UK tour support acts have been announced
10 April 2018, 09:58
Soul legend Lionel Richie is returning to the UK later this year for his 'All The Hits' tour, including stops at towns he’s never previously visited.
Anastacia and Shane Filan will join Lionel Richie on his exclusive UK summer tour in June - a major outdoor tour visiting Northampton, Perth, Lincoln, Shrewsbury, Leigh, Carlisle, Chesterfield, Hove and North Norfolk.
Special guest Anastacia will join the ‘All The Hits’ tour in Northampton, Perth, Lincoln, Shrewsbury and Chesterfield, while Shane Filan will be joining Lionel as a special guest performing in Leigh, Carlisle, Hove and Holkham.
Lionel said of the shows: “I’ve been missing the UK and can’t wait to make my long awaited return and to see parts of the country I’ve never made it out to before.
"The fans are always incredible and they make the atmosphere at every show electric, so I look forward to singing along with them soon.”
The full dates are:
Friday 1 June - Northampton, Franklin’s Gardens ^
Sunday 3 June - Perth, McDiarmid Park ^
Tuesday 5 June - London, Hampton Court Palace Festival *
Wednesday 6 June - London, Hampton Court Palace Festival *
Saturday 9 June - London, Hampton Court Palace Festival * EXTRA DATE ADDED
Sunday 10 June - Lincoln, Lincolnshire Showground ^
Wednesday 13 June - Shrewsbury, Montgomery Waters Meadow ^
Saturday 16 June - Leigh, Leigh Sports Village ~
Sunday 17 June - Carlisle, Brunton Park ~
Tuesday 19 June - Scarborough, Open Air Theatre *
Thursday 21 June - Chesterfield, Proact Stadium ^
Saturday 23 June - Hove, The 1st Central County Ground ~
Sunday 24 June - Holkham nr Wells-next-the-Sea , Holkham Hall ~
^ with very special guest Anastacia
~ with very special guest Shane Filan
* There will be no special guest at Hampton Court or Scarborough
With Lionel playing all of his famous hits from 'Easy' to 'Hello' to 'All Night Long', this promises to be a night of pure entertainment.