Lionel Richie for Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2023

on Wednesday 14th June

By Neil Greenway | Published: Mon 31st Oct 2022

Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2023 - Lionel Richie
Photo credit: Jason Richardson

Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2023

Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th June 2023
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP, England MAP
varies by event;
Daily capacity: 10,000

the first act has been revealed for Nocturne Live, the series of summer concerts which takes place at The Great Court of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire between Wednesday 14th and Sunday 18th June 2023.

Lionel Richie To Perform At Blenheim Palace In 2023

*125 million-selling pop superstar will make his first trip to the UK since 2019 to perform at the Nocturne Live concert series on June 14th 2023*

The 125 million-selling international pop superstar Lionel Richie is the first artist confirmed for next year’s Nocturne Live concert series, which returns to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire from June 14th – 18th 2023. 

The Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy-winning singer, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year, is a true music icon famed for a vast array of seminal hit songs including Endless Love, Lady, All Night Long, Stuck on You, Hello, Say You, Say Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, Three Times a Lady, Still, and Easy.

Richie will bring his dazzling live show to the 10,000-capacity Great Court at Blenheim Palace on Wednesday June 14th 2023 for what will be his first trip to the UK since 2019. More names for next year’s series will be announced in due course.

Lionel Richie:"I'm really looking forward to heading to Blenheim Palace next summer. The UK crowds are some of the best in the world and I can't wait to get back over there to see you all!"

The Nocturne Live concert series, which since its inception in 2015 has featured performances from the likes of Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Gary Barlow, Simply Red, Nile Rodgers, Noel Gallagher, Gregory Porter, Van Morrison, Tears for Fears, Gladys Knight, Elvis Costello, Simple Minds and Ennio Morricone amongst many others, runs from June 14th – 18th 2023.

Tickets for Lionel Richie start at £54 and go on sale at 9am on Friday November 4th. Pre-sale begins at 9am on Tuesday November 1st. Tickets, along with a limited number of VIP packages - which provide an exclusive opportunity to dine in the State Rooms of Blenheim Palace - are available from





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