Music Live

31 October 2022

Get ready to party All Night Long as international pop legend Lionel Richie is heading to Chepstow Racecourse next summer.

The music superstar will perform hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire as he brings his sensational live show to the venue on Friday, June 30, as part of a weekend of special gigs.

Hello and Dancing On The Ceiling singer and multi-award winner Lionel Richie is the second headline act revealed for the weekend of music at the prestigious Welsh course. 

It follows the announcement on Friday that Gold Rush Kid George Ezra will close the weekend on Sunday, July 2. Further announcements will be made in the coming weeks.

Tickets for both Lionel Richie and George Ezra go on general sale on Friday November 4, from and

And to make the evening even more special, Lionel Richie will be joined on the night with support from chart topping pop trio Sugababes, award-winning hitmaker Gabrielle and blues, soul and rock artist Kevin Davy White.

Lionel Richie’s shows are world renowned for their party atmosphere, with fans set to enjoy timeless mega-hits and singalong classics such as Three Times A Lady, Truly, Say You Say Me and All Night Long.

He has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide and is also the proud recipient of an Oscar®, a Golden Globe® and four Grammy Awards®. Earlier this year he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. 

The weekend is presented by Chepstow Racecourse with live music promoters Live Nation and Cuffe and Taylor.

Promoter Peter Taylor from Cuffe and Taylor said: “Lionel Richie is an undoubted global superstar and we are delighted to be able to announce he will be headlining a night at our special weekend of live music at Chepstow Racecourse. 

“With Lionel Richie’s back catalogue of hits, through his solo work and music of The Commodores, fans are going to have an amazing night in the presence of one of the most successful and celebrated music artists of all time.” 

Chepstow Racecourse executive director Phil Bell added: “Adding Lionel Richie to the bill for our weekend of music with the team at Cuffe and Taylor and Live Nation is great news. 

“The response to the weekend’s announcement has been huge – so don’t hang around if you’re thinking about buying tickets.”

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