Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind and Fire 2023 tour: Get tickets now
This summer, your ultimate R&B fantasy becomes a reality.
From August 4th to September 15th, Lionel Richie and Earth Wind & Fire are teaming up on their ‘Sing a Song All Night Long Tour’ that will send the iconic co-headliners to 20 area arenas across the US and Canada.
“This is a tour I’ve been trying to do for years,” Richie shared Instagram.
In the midst of a long-awaited run, Richie and Earth Wind & Fire will stop by New York City’s Madison Square Garden for a massive concert on August 12.
And if you need to get your hands on tickets to hear the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer perform hits like “All Night Long” and “September,” we’re here to help.
Although inventory is not available on Ticketmaster until Monday, March 13, fans who want to make sure they have tickets ahead of time can purchase tickets on sites like Vivid Seats before they officially go on sale.
Vivid Seats is a secondary market ticketing platform, and prices may be higher or lower than face value depending on demand.
They have a 100% buyer guarantee which states that your transaction will be safe and secure and will be delivered before the event.
Lionel Richie and Earth Wind and Fire 2023 Tour Schedule
A full calendar including all upcoming tour dates, locations and links to purchase tickets can be found below.
|Lionel Richie and Earth Wind and Fire Tour Dates|
|Aug. 4 at Excel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN|
|August 5 at the United Center in Chicago, IL|
|August 8 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON, CA|
|August 9 at the Bell Center in Montreal, QC, CA|
|August 11 at TD Garden in Boston, MA|
|August 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY|
|August 15 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA|
|Washington, DC August 18 at Capital One Arena|
|August 19 at CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, MD|
|August 22 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA|
|August 25 at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL|
|August 26 at Amali Arena in Tampa, FL|
|August 29 at the Moody Center in Austin, TX|
|September 1 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX|
|September 2 at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX|
|September 5 at the Ball Arena in Denver, CO|
|September 8 at the Chase Center in San Francisco, CA|
|September 11 at Climate Plage Arena in Seattle, WA|
|September 12 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, CA|
|September 15 at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, CA|
In addition to the tour, Earth Wind & Fire has a few solo headlining tour dates lined up as well as a make-up gig with Santana that was left over from their tour last summer.
You can find all 27 of their tour dates here.
Lionel Richie and Earth Wind and Fire new music
Both acts have been active since the late 60s making the 2020s their seventh decade in music.
In the last few years, their production has slowed down.
Recently, Richie re-released his 2000 album “Renaissance”, expanding it from 12 to 35 tracks.
As for Earth Wind and Fire, they put out a danceable single “You Want My Love” With a lucky day in 2021.
The single hit Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay Top 10 – charting their first time in 28 years.
Member of Earth Wind and Fire Band
Although EWF has faced tragedy in the past few years when drummer Fred White passed, some of the original members along with new bandmates keep the group’s storied legacy alive.
Here’s who’s in the band today:
Philip Bailey – Lead vocals, conga, percussion, kalimba (1972–1984; 1987–present)
Verdine White – Bass guitar, backing vocals (1970–1984; 1987–present)
Ralph Johnson – Percussion, backing vocals (1972–1984; 1987–present)
B. David Whitworth – Percussion, vocals (1996-present)
Myron McKinley – Keyboard, music director (2001-present)
John Paris – Drums, vocals (2001-present)
Philip Bailey, Jr – vocals, percussion (2008-present)
Morris O’Connor – Lead guitar, vocals (2008-present)
Serge Dimitrijevic – Rhythm guitar, vocals (2012-present)
R&B stars on tour in 2023
While Richie and Earth Wind & Fire is one type of tour, there are many other dream tours happening this year as well.
Don’t believe us?
Here are just five of our favorite R&B tours in 2023.
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• Smokey Robinson
• Janet Jackson
• Bar label
• New edition
Still not enough music for you? If so, check out our list of the 52 biggest concert tours in 2023 here.