MUSIC ICON LIONEL RICHIE ADDED TO ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION HONORING KENNY ROGERS
Lionel Richie will join an all-star lineup of musicians performing some of Kenny Rogers greatest hits at this one-night-only farewell concert celebration in Nashville, Tennessee onWednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7PM CT. “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration” will feature some of the biggest stars in Nashville, including: Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Alison Krauss, The Flaming Lips, Idina Menzel, Jamey Johnson, Wynonna Judd, Naomi Judd, and Elle King. The star-studded event will include very special surprise guests, unforgettable duets with country and pop music royalty and a once-in-a-lifetime finale that will make music history.
Lionel Richie and Kenny Rogers’ friendship is decades in the making. The two larger-than-life performers have shared countless memories both on and off stage, and together contributed one of music’s most endearing and timeless hits, “Lady.” Written by Richie for Rogers, “Lady” touched the hearts of millions of fans, and cemented a lifelong friendship between the two talented artists.
“A lifetime of friendship and I could not be more honored to be a part of Kenny’s Farewell Concert Celebration,” says Richie. “It’s going to be a special night.”
A limited number of platinum tickets are available via Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster locations and the Bridgestone Arena box office. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation and the Kenny Rogers Children’s Center.
Blackbird Presents’ Keith Wortman, creator and executive producer of Nashville’s recent highly acclaimed “Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard,” is the creator and executive producer of “All In For The Gambler.” GRAMMY® Award Winner Don Was will serve as music director, and preside over a stellar house band backing the performers at this historic concert event taping. Kenny Rogers’ manager, Ken Levitan, also serves as executive producer. The event will be filmed and recorded for multi-platform distribution throughout traditional media (worldwide broadcast, music, and digital).
FOR COMPLETE SHOW DETAILS, VISIT THE OFFICIAL CONCERT WEBSITE: