LIONEL RICHIE announces third and final show at Hampton Court Palace Festival



  • Lionel Richie’s third Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 show on Saturday 9 June
  • Tickets go on sale at 10am, Friday 9 March 

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG are delighted to announce that Lionel Richie will headline a third and final concert at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 supported by Viking, award-winning cruise line. Tickets for the concert on Saturday 9 June will go on sale at 10am on 9 March and can be purchased from www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.comGeneral admission tickets for Lionel’s concerts on 5 and 6 June are already sold out, with VIP tickets still available to purchase.

International superstar Lionel Richie will be making his debut on the Hampton Court Palace Festival stage, performing on Tuesday 5, Wednesday 6 and now Saturday 9 June. He will be performing hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades, all the way from the Commodores to the present day. Richie’s shows are world renowned for their party atmosphere. Fans will be able to enjoy timeless mega-hits such as Dancing on the Ceiling, Say You, Say Me, Hello and All Night Long.

Now in its 26th year, Hampton Court Palace Festival, is a series of truly special and unique open-air concerts. Attendees will arrive at the sumptuous Palace Gardens to enjoy a spot of picnicking in the spectacular surroundings with champagne available to purchase from the festival’s Champagne Partner, Champagne PIAFF.  The festival also offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate special occasions in a prestigious setting, with exclusive dining and corporate entertainment available, ensuring a memorable VIP experience.  Artists perform in an intimate 3,000-seat auditorium in Base Court, set against the backdrop of Henry VIII’s magnificent Tudor Palace.

Already announced to perform at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 are music icon Tom Jones on 21 and 22 June, the illustrious Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra on 23 June, pop sensation Paloma Faith on 8 June, legendary guitar player Joe Bonamassa on 12 June, musical virtuoso Jools Holland on 14 June, legendary American rock band The Beach Boys on 15 and 16 June and Take That star Gary Barlow on 19 and 20 June. Tickets are still available to purchase for all other concerts, except for general admission seating for the Paloma Faith and Gary Barlow concerts as they are now sold out.

Tickets for the third and final Lionel Richie concert on Saturday 9 June will go on sale at 10am on Friday 9 March, available from:

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Listings Information:
Location:                                 Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, KT8 9AU
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Ticket Information:          
Date                                        Artist                                  
Tuesday 5 June                       Lionel Richie
Wednesday 6 June                 Lionel Richie
Friday 8 June                          Paloma Faith
Saturday 9 June                      Lionel Richie
Tuesday 12 June                    Joe Bonamassa
Thursday 14 June                   Jools Holland            
Friday 15 June                        Beach Boys                            
Saturday 16 June                    Beach Boys                                        
Tuesday 19 June                    Gary Barlow   
Wednesday 20 June               Gary Barlow
Thursday 21 June                   Tom Jones
Friday 22 June                        Tom Jones
Saturday 23 June                    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra