Lionel Richie and Special Guest Louise Setara
Tuesday 20th March & Saturday 26th May 2007
- Doors Open:
£50 & £35
Lionel Richie’s Coming Home
ARENA DATE ANNOUNCED FOR SPRING 2007
Lionel Richie kicks off his upcoming world tour in Europe. The “COMING HOME” Tour opens up in Belgium on the 27th February 2007 playing the 50 biggest Arenas across fourteen countries in Europe including the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Tuesday 20th March 2007, and now Saturday 26th May.
Lionel Richie’s new album “Coming Home” is released on September 11th on Mercury Records and is the most exciting he’s made to date. This album effortlessly provides a bridge between the mega-hits of his Commodore days, like Easy, Brickhouse and Three Times a Lady, to his solo career “Hello”, “Dancing on The Ceiling” “Endless Love”, and All Night Long.
“Coming Home” is a return to Lionel’s roots, whilst blazing new musical paths utilizing the very latest rhythms and input from some of the finest musical talents of today. It’s the perfect album to embrace this rich musical legacy and the present. Lionel’s soul satisfying performances will evoke memories for some and create new ones for others.
Richie’s success story over nearly 30 years is legendary, having sold over 100 million albums, written some of the most well known and best loved songs in the world – won a staggering five Grammy Awards, one Oscar, and a Golden Globe, not to mention the pile of American Music Awards, The People’s Choice Award and the Crystal Award for Humanitarianism, the UK’s MOBO Award and many others too numerous to mention.
Lionel’s blistering live performances will give fans the chance to hear ALL THE HITS, ALL NIGHT LONG as he performs classics including Three Times a Lady, Running With the Night, Penny Lover, Easy, All Night Long, and Dancing on the Ceiling and introduces tracks from his fabulous new album including his new single “I Call It Love”, “All Around the World” and “Why”.
Paul Tappenden, Arena Marketing Director said, ‘Lionel Richie is one of our most popular regular artists, and sold out when he lasted visited us in Newcastle in October 2004’.
Tickets cost £50 and £35.