Lionel Richie Returns to Mohegan Sun Arena This June

2022-03-21

Tickets on sale Friday, March 25th

International superstar Lionel Richie has sold out arenas worldwide and drawn some of the biggest festival crowds ever with a set list of his brightest and best anthems. Richie returns to Mohegan Sun Arena for one night of spectacular music at 7:30pm on Saturday, June 25th.

Tickets are $149.50, $99.50, $69.50, and $49.50 and go on sale Friday, March 25th at 10:00am via ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning Saturday, March 26th, subject to availability.

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 No. 1 records for nine consecutive years. He’s notched numerous achievements including more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy Awards, the distinction of “MusiCares Person of the Year” in 2016, and was recognized as 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 honors in Hollywood.

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 co-wrote one of the most important Pop songs in history, “We Are the World,” 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 has had 11 consecutive years where he wrote No. 1 songs.

Richie took fans on a spectacular musical journey with his latest album, Live from Las Vegas, along with his most recent tour, the Hello Tour, which kicked off in summer 2019. The album, which was released in August 2019 was No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The album also marks the legendary artist’s first release on Capitol Records.

Richie is a judge on ABC’s American Idol and has been on for the past four seasons. Richie is back in the judge’s chair for the show’s 20th season this year. He launched his Las Vegas headlining residency show, “Lionel Richie – All the Hits,” in April 2016. In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Richie took his fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of seminal hits. Richie recently extended his “Back to Las Vegas” residency at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Theater in 2022.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Now.  Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently ranked among the top three “Arenas in the World for its Size” and top 15 in the “World for All Size Venues.” The award – winning venue is the “#1 Casino Venue in the World,” “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” and a seven – time national award – winner for “Arena of the Year.”  For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711.

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