LAS VEGAS (Sept. 16, 2019) – Following his two-night, sold-out Wynn Las Vegas debut in Aug. 2019 with his celebrated "Hello" Tour, international music icon Lionel Richie will return to the Encore Theater for a three-night engagement in March 2020. Richie will present his all-new show titled "Lionel Richie – Las Vegas" March 11, 13 and 14, 2020 at 8 p.m. VIP packages for each performance will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. PDT, and standard tickets for all performances go on sale Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. PDT.
The Oscar®, Golden Globe®, and four-time GRAMMY Award® winner will share stories from his multi-decade career and present his iconic hits such as "All Night Long," "Hello," "Easy," and others in this exclusive production. Richie has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is one of only two songwriters in history to have charted No. 1 records for nine consecutive years.
"Hello again Las Vegas," said Lionel Richie. "I can't wait to perform in one of the best music venues in the U.S. at the Encore Theater. This new show is going to be so much fun!"
Richie released his latest album, Hello From Las Vegas, on Capitol Records on Aug. 16, 2019, placing him at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The collection marks Richie's first release on Capitol Records and features Richie performing material from throughout his career, including beloved songs from his solo albums ("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."
"Lionel Richie is an iconic performer and we are honored to have him debut an exclusive production at Wynn," said Wynn Las Vegas president, Marilyn Spiegel. "We look forward to his return to the Encore Theater this spring."
Dates: March 11, 13-14, 2019 at 8 p.m.
VIP Package On-Sale: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. PDT
Public On-Sale: Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at 10 a.m. PDT
Price: Standard ticket prices range from $69.50 to $350, plus applicable fees
Points of Purchase: Wynn Las Vegas Box Office (702-770-9966) or WynnLasVegas.com
For more information, visit LionelRichie.com.
About Lionel Richie
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. Richie has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, and four-time Grammy Awards® winner. He received the distinction of MusicCares person of the year in 2016 and was a Kennedy Center Honoree in 2017. In March 2018, Richie put his handprints and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, one of the oldest awards in Hollywood. Lionel Richie is known for his early work with The Commodores as well as for his solo mega-hits including "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. 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 has also headlined festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival's biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees. Richie was a judge on ABC's American Idol has returned to the 'Judge's' chair for the 2019 season.
About Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 "Gold List," a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas consist of two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas. The resort features approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 signature dining experiences, 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 160,000 square feet of retail space as well as two theaters, two nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. Wynn Las Vegas recently unveiled Wynn Plaza, a Strip-front expansion that offers a collection of world-renowned luxury, contemporary, and lifestyle brands. For more information on Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, visit press.wynnlasvegas.com, or follow on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly; and owns, manages or books more than 80 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces and promotes more than 11,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, Madison House Presents and PromoWest Productions. The company also operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces the residency shows of Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn and Jerry Seinfeld and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. For more information visit aegpresents.com.