Lionel Richie to Extend Sing a Song All Night Long Tour with Special Guests Earth, Wind & Fire

The 13-date tour will kick off on Thursday, May 23 and will wrap up on Sunday, June 16

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Lionel Richie; Earth, Wind & Fire

Lionel Richie is "stuck on" touring.

On Tuesday, the legendary singer/songwriter/producer, 74, announced he'd be extending his Sing A Song All Night Long tour with special guests Earth, Wind & Fire.

The 13-date run, produced by Live Nation, will kick off Thursday, May 23 in Knoxville, Tennessee at Thompson Boling Arena, with stops in Jacksonville, Florida; Kansas City, Missouri; Columbus, Ohio; and more, before wrapping up on Sunday, June 16 in Pittsburgh at PPG Paints Center.

The 2024 tour follows the "We Are the World" artist's 2023 sold-out 20-date run of the Sing A Song All Night Long tour, which also featured the R&B and funk legends, and stopped in North American cities including Chicago, Boston, Toronto, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

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The initial dates followed the American Idol judge's string of concerts in Europe throughout June and July, as well as Earth, Wind & Fire's U.S. concerts in June and July.

"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, and now it's going to actually happen," said Richie in a video shared to social media alongside the tour announcement in March 2023. "This is the place you need to be."

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Tickets for the artist presales will kick-off Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. local time and the general onsale will begin Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. local time at

Information about VIP packages and experiences for the tour, which include premium tickets, access to the pre-show VIP lounge, limited edition tour posters, specially designed VIP gift items and more, will be available at

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See the full list of tour dates below.

Thu May 23 – Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Boling Arena

Sat May 25 – Jacksonville, FL – VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

Tue May 28 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena

Wed May 29 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum

Fri May 31 – Orlando, FL – Kia Center

Tue Jun 04 – San Antonio, TX – Frost Bank Center

Thu Jun 06 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center

Fri Jun 07 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center

Sun Jun 09 – Omaha, NE – CHI Health Center

Wed Jun 12 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center

Thu Jun 13 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center

Sat Jun 15 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center

Sun Jun 16 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena

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