PASO ROBLES (CA) – The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce that international superstar Lionel Richie has been confirmed to perform in concert on Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 pm. A special guest for the show has yet to be announced. Richie’s concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center.
Ticket prices for the show are $51, $66, $76 and $101 and will go on sale Friday, March 3, 2017. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am online at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at 1:00 pm at the California Mid-State Fair box office (2198 Riverside Avenue in Paso Robles) or any ValliTix location.
Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, Lionel Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy awards and the distinction of MusiCares person of the year in 2016, the Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon.
Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as "Endless Love," "Lady," "Truly," "All Night Long (All Night)," "Penny Lover," "Stuck On You," "Hello," "Say You, Say Me," "Dancing on the Ceiling," and one of most important pop songs in history, "We Are The World," written with Michael Jackson for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as "Three Times A Lady," "Still," and "Easy."
The 2017 California Mid-State Fair runs July 19 through July 30. This year’s theme is “Come One, Come All…”