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Friday, June 7, 2013

Music icon Lionel Richie announces All the Hits All Night Long North American fall tour

RAMA, ON (June 7, 2013) – Multi-platinum selling artist, five-time Grammy winner, and icon of music, Lionel Richie announced his North American “All the Hits All Night Long” tour today, including a performance at Casino Rama on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 at 8 pm.

On the heels of an electrifying sold-out European tour, Richie will kick off the hit-filled shows September 18 in Hollywood, FL.

He will travel across North America to cities including Boston, Atlanta, Houston, NY, Chicago, Los Angeles and Mexico City stopping at legendary venues such LA’s famed Hollywood Bowl, Chicago’s United Center, the newly-minted Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and the historic Austin City Limits Festival. 

Lionel Richie “All the Hits All Night Long” Tour Dates (all on-sale timing is local market time)

SHOW DATE                CITY                             VENUE                                                 ON SALE DATE
September 18               Hollywood, FL               Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino       Sat – June 15 @11am
Hard Rock Live 
September 21               Atlantic City, NJ            Borgata                                                Fri – June 14 @10am
September 22               Mashantucket, CT          Foxwoods – MGM Grand Theater           Fri – June 14 @10am
September 24               Brooklyn, NY                 Barclays Center                                     Fri – June 14 @11am
September 25               Fairfax, VA                   Patriot Center                                        Fri – June 14 @10am
September 27               Atlanta, GA                   Chastain Park Amphitheater                   Sat – June 15 @10am
September 28               Nashville, TN                 Bridgestone Arena                                 Sat – June 15 @10am
September 29               Chicago, IL                   United Center                                        Fri – June 14 @10am
October 2                     Rama, ON                     Casino Rama                                        Sat – June 15 @12pm
October 3                     Windsor, ON                 The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor       Sat – June 15 @12pm
October 5                     Tulsa, OK                      The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino     TBD
October 4-6                   Austin, TX                     Austin City Limits Festival                      Currently on sale
October 9                     Mexico City, MX            Area de Ciudad de Mexico City              Fri – June 14 @10am
October 12                    Houston, TX                  Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion            Sat – June 15 @10am
October 11-13               Austin, TX                     Austin City Limits Festival                      Currently on sale
October 17                    San Jose, CA                HP Pavilion                                           Sat – June 15 @10am
October 18                    Los Angeles, CA           Hollywood Bowl                                    Fri – June 14 @10am
Lionel Richie
Wednesday, October 2
8pm   start
7pm doors
Tickets for the Casino Rama (October 2nd – 8pm) show go on sale as follows, for full ticket details please check www.lionelrichie.com for specific on-sale dates:

Exclusive advanced ticket purchase for Players Passport™ Club Members begins Friday, June 14 at 12 noon in-person only at the Casino Rama Box Office, Facebook Fans & Club Members also on the Friday, June 14 at 2 pm EST in-person at the Box Office and online at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling toll free 1- 877-599-RAMA (7262). Special code required for the advance online purchase period which can be found on the Casino Rama Resort Facebook page.  

Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Saturday, June 15 at 12 noon and will be available in-person at the Casino Rama Box Office, at all TicketMaster locations, by calling toll free 1-877-599-RAMA (7262) and online at www.casinorama.com. Ticket prices do not include applicable taxes or service charges.  

PER SHOW TICKET LIMIT:  Ticket limit is 8 per customer per show.  Please adhere to published ticket limits.  Orders exceeding the ticket limit may be cancelled without notice by TicketMaster at its discretion.  This includes duplicate orders having the same billing address or credit card. 
Patrons must be over 19 years of age with valid government issued photo identification and not self-excluded from any gaming facility in Ontario to attend concerts & events.

“I’m so lucky to have the collection of songs that I can play for my fans, it becomes a giant sing-along most nights,” said Lionel.  “People always ask me ‘what are you going to sing tonight Lionel?” and I always laugh and reply, “what are YOU going to sing tonight?”

No stranger to touring, Lionel has played his timeless hits for fans all across the world – from Asia to Australia, Africa to the UK, Europe, Malaysia and UAE. He most recently announced a major headlining gig at the British Summer Time’s Summer Party on July 14, where he will be the finale of the 10-day extravaganza with a set of hits to a packed Hyde Park in London.

Already in the studio writing and recording new music, Richie plans to release a new original album within the next year.  His last album, Tuskegee, reached the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 after its March 12, 2012 release.

The album, named for the city in Alabama where Lionel grew up, features duets of Lionel’s timeless hits with Jason Aldean, Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Rogers, Blake Shelton, Shania Twain and many others. Tuskegee was certified platinum on May 3, 2012 after selling one million units in the United States. Overall, Lionel has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.

Operating since July 31, 1996, Casino Rama is Ontario's only First Nations commercial casino and has earned a reputation for presenting exclusive world-class sporting, entertainment & television events. The Casino offers a complete entertainment experience with over 2,500 slot machines, more than 110 gaming tables, 8 unique restaurants, a world-class 5,000 seat Entertainment Centre, and a 300-room all-suite, full-service hotel, featuring spa and health club facilities. Casino Rama is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.
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