Lionel Richie is returning to the UK for his first shows here in four years

31 October 2022, 15:44

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By Mayer Nissim

Lionel Richie is playing a clutch of UK and Ireland tour dates in summer 2023.

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It's been a few years since the UK has had the pleasure of Lionel Richie's company, but the singer, songwriter and American Idol judge is coming back next summer for a series of shows.

The man himself announced the news with a post on Twitter, along with a teaser video for the upcoming dates.

"I'm excited to announce that I'll be returning to the UK and Europe next June and July!" Richie said

"Can't wait to see you all there!"

Tickets for the shows go on sale this Friday, November 4.

The full UK and Ireland tour dates are as follows:

  • June 3, 2023 Belfast, Ireland, Belsonic, Ormeau Park
  • June 4, 2023 Dublin, Ireland St Annes Park
  • June 7, 2023 St Austell, Eden Sessions, Eden Project
  • June 11, 2023 Taunton, Cooper Associates County Ground, Somerset CCC
  • June 14, 2023 Woodstock, Oxford, Nocturne Live, Blenheim Palace
  • June 27, 2023 Romsey, Southampton, Broadlands
  • June 30, 2023 Chepstow, Chepstow Racecourse