LIONEL RICHIE ANNOUNCES NEW 2018 DATES FOR “LIONEL RICHIE – ALL THE HITS” AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
February 26, 2018
Tickets for August and October 2018 performances
go on sale Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m. PT
Las Vegas (Feb. 26, 2018) – Multi-platinum-selling artist and four-time Grammy® Award winner Lionel Richie has announced additional 2018 dates of his wildly successful residency, “Lionel Richie – All the Hits.” The music icon will return “All Night Long” to the stage at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino March 9 through 20 and Aug. 15 through Oct. 20.
The critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency “Lionel Richie – All The Hits” celebrates decades of Richie’s timeless musical career. Since the show’s premiere in 2016, “Lionel Richie – All The Hits” has received rave reviews and accolades from fans and critics alike, including Vegas Seven’s “Best New Resident” in their Best of Las Vegas 2016 issue.
“It’s so much fun being on stage in Vegas and performing for my fans from all over the world in this magical city,” said Lionel Richie. “I love Las Vegas!”
In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Lionel takes fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits, including “All Night Long,” “Hello,” “Easy (Like Sunday Morning),” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Dancing on the Ceiling.” The spectacular, state-of-the-art production, designed exclusively for Zappos Theater, gives audiences an intimate, only in Las Vegas concert experience. The show is jointly promoted by Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment and presented by SiriusXM.
Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. PT. A special presale for Fan Club members and American Express® Card Members begins Monday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, March 1 at 10 p.m. PT. An exclusive presale for Total Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, will be available from Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, March 1 at 10 p.m. PT. The additional 16 performances going on sale are:
Aug. 2018: 15, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
Oct. 2018: 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20
Tickets for the following previously-announced performances are also on sale now:
March 2018: 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20
General ticket prices begin at $59, plus applicable tax and fees, and may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com/lionel or in-person at the Planet Hollywood box office. Prices for VIP packages vary depending upon the show date. All shows are scheduled at 8 p.m.
International superstar Lionel Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. 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. In March 2018, Richie will put his handprints and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, one of the oldest awards in Hollywood. The Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon.
Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and one of the most important pop songs in history, “We Are the World,” written with Michael Jackson for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy.”
Richie is a judge on ABC’s American Idol this season. He launched his Las Vegas headlining residency show, Lionel Richie—All the Hits, at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in April 2016. In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Richie takes his fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits.
With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Richie sold out arenas worldwide with a set list of his brightest and best anthems. In recent years, he also headlined festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees.
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Backstreet Boys and Pitbull at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; Bruno Mars and Ricky Martin at the Park Theater at Monte Carlo; and Il Divo, Rascal Flatts, Styx & Don Felder, Chicago, ZZ Top and Earth, Wind & Fire at The Venetian Las Vegas. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premier concert venues including T-Mobile Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas Village, Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms, House of Blues, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, and more. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com. Find Live Nation Las Vegas on Facebook, Instagram and follow us on Twitter.
PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
Celebrating 10 years, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is the centerpiece of the famed Las Vegas Strip, with 2,500 beautifully redesigned guest rooms and suites showcasing some of the best views in town, along with endless options of unparalleled shopping, distinguished dining, popular entertainment and a bustling nightlife. A bright, bold addition to the resort’s portfolio, the new Ultra Hip Rooms feature contemporary elegance and luxury bedding. Known as the place to play for its roster of A-list celebrity guests, Planet Hollywood’s 231 newly restyled suites feature stunning views of the glittering skyline and daring décor elements such as suspended sofas, lounge-style living spaces and oversized modern artwork. The resort encompasses more than 100,000 square-feet of gaming, several lounges, ten restaurants including Gordon Ramsay Burger, KOI, Strip House, the award-winning Spice Market Buffet and LA’s Pink’s Hot Dogs, an intimate wedding chapel and the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara. Home to the first pop music residency in Las Vegas, Zappos Theater showcases resident headliners Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Pitbull and Backstreet Boys. The property is encircled by Miracle Mile Shops with more than 170 specialty stores and restaurants. For more information, please visit planethollywoodresort.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.