Grammy Award® winning performer Lionel Richie has been announced for spectacular open air concerts at the Somerset County Cricket Club in Taunton and Broadlands Estate in Hampshire.
Famed for his iconic hits such as ‘All Night Long’, ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’, and ‘Hello’, Lionel will perform in the historical town of Taunton on Sunday 11th June 2023 and in Broadlands Estate, Hampshire on the 27th June 2023.
Lionel Richie’s music is part of the fabric of popular culture with more than 125 million albums sold worldwide. Richie has won an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, four Grammy Awards®, and most recently, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Class.
This year, he received the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the American Library of Congress, and is the 12th recipient of the prestigious award.
Richie’s further mega-hits such as ‘Endless Love’, ‘Lady’, ‘Truly’, ‘Penny Lover’, ‘Stuck on You’, ‘Say You, Say Me’, as well as his hits with The Commodores including ‘Three Times a Lady’, ‘Still’, and ‘Easy’, have seen him become one of music’s best-loved and most iconic stars.
Food and drink bought from outside of the arena is not permitted however there will be a range of delicious food and drink traders inside the arena.
Small foldable chairs or inflatable seats of any kind are not permitted.
How to get to The Somerset County Cricket Club:
By Road… At Junction 25, take the A358 Exit to Taunton/ Yeovil. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit (south) or 3rd exit (north) onto the A358 heading to Taunton/ A38/ Minehead, continuing straight onto Toneway/ A358. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Priory Avenue and the Cooper Associates County Ground will be on your left.
By Rail… Taunton Train Station is a ten minute walk from the Cooper Associates County Ground. As you leave the Station, turn left into Station Road, heading towards the Town Centre. Turn left onto Priory Bridge Road, and the Cooper Associates County Ground will be on your right.
By Bus… Taunton Bus Station is a five minute walk from the Cooper Associates County Ground. As you leave the station, turn left onto Castle Green. Turn left at Fat Face and walk down to Debenhams before turning right into St James Street and the ground will appear on your left.
By Park & Ride… Taunton operate two park and ride services from either the Silk Mills (West – TA1 5AA) or Junction 25 (East – TA3 5LU) sites.
How to get to Broadlands:
Broadlands is well served by the M27, M271 and other 'A' roads, and is a twenty-minute walk from Romsey railway station.
Big Green Coach are operating carbon neutral coach services from 11 locations. Check out timetables HERE