Due to unprecedented demand, Lionel Richie will be performing for two consecutive evenings at Nocturne Live 2023.
Richie will bring his dazzling live show to the 10,000-capacity Great Court at Blenheim Palace on Wednesday, 14, and Thursday, 15 June 2023.
The Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy-winning singer was the first artist confirmed for next year’s Nocturne Live, which will return to Blenheim Palace from 14 to 18 June.
The pop icon was first scheduled to headline Nocturne in 2020, which was postponed due to the pandemic. The 2021 concert was also cancelled because of the pandemic.
Despite his concert dates selling out, Lionel Richie cancelled his 2022 European tour, including his headline appearance at Nocturne Live 2022.
Lionel Richie said: “I’m really looking forward to heading to Blenheim Palace next summer. The UK crowds are some of the best in the world, and I can’t wait to get back over there to see you all!”
Expect a vast array of his seminal hit songs, including Endless Love, Lady, All Night Long, Stuck on You, Hello, Say You, Say Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, Three Times a Lady, Still, and Easy.
The Nocturne Live concert series has been running since 2015 and has featured performances from the likes of Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Gary Barlow, Simply Red, Nile Rodgers, Noel Gallagher, Gregory Porter, Van Morrison, Tears for Fears, Gladys Knight, Elvis Costello, Simple Minds and Ennio Morricone amongst many others.
The news that Lionel Richie has added an extra date to his Nocturne Live 2023 appearance at Blenheim Palace has been welcomed by many firms who have been waiting to see him for three years.