Lionel Richie Reveals North American Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire

After a whirlwind year, which included his 2022 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Lionel Richie has revealed the Sing A Song All Night Long tour with special guests Earth, Wind & Fire.

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The 20-city arena tour kicks off on Aug. 4 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota and include stops Toronto, New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Chicago, and more across North America before wrapping up on Sept. 15 at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles.

“Well my friends, the time has come to announce a tour, not just any tour, but the tour I’ve been trying to do for years,” shared Richie in a video on the Live Nation Instagram. “And now it’s going to actually happen—Sing a Song All Night Long Lionel Richie, Earth, Wind & Fire together on the same stage, and I’m inviting you to the party. So join us. This is the place you need to be.”

For Richie, 2022 was a big year. In addition to Rock Hall induction, Richie was also the recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library Congress and was also honored with the Icon Award at the American Music Awards.

Richie is kicking off the European leg of his own tour on June 6 in Belfast, Ireland with a number of dates across the UK, and stops in Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands through July, before continuing on with Earth, Wind & Fire in August.

In recent months, Earth Wind & Fire saw the passing of two longtime members including saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk, who died in April 2022, and drummer Fred White, who passed away in January 2023.

Earth, Wind & Fire’s current lineup features Philip Bailey, Verdine White, and Ralph Johnson, along with B. David Whitworth, Myron McKinley, John Paris, Philip Bailey, Jr., Morris O’Connor, and Serg Dimitrijevic.

Sing a Song All Night Long Tour 2023 Date:

Fri Aug 04 – St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center

Sat Aug 05 – Chicago, IL – United Center

Tue Aug 08 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena

Wed Aug 09 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre

Fri Aug 11 – Boston, MA – TD Garden

Sat Aug 12 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

Tue Aug 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center

Fri Aug 18 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena

Sat Aug 19 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena

Tue Aug 22 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena

Fri Aug 25 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – FLA Live Arena

Sat Aug 26 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena

Tue Aug 29 – Austin, TX – Moody Center

Fri Sep 01 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center

Sat Sep 02 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center

Tue Sep 05 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena

Fri Sep 08 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center

Mon Sep 11 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena

Tue Sep 12 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena

Fri Sep 15 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum

Experience the magic of Chicago Earth Wind and Fire tour live in concert! Don’t wait, book your tickets now and be part of an incredible night of music and memories.

The legends are coming to town! Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire are hitting the road in 2024. Purchase your Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire 2024 tour tickets today!

Photo: Lionel Richie (Rogers and Cowan); Earth, Wind & Fire (Jabari Jacobs / Full Coverage)

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