Lionel Richie announces new UK tour and Tayside is his only Scottish date

Lionel Richie has today announced a new UK tour and stop by in the area.

The Hello hitmaker will play an open-air concert at McDiarmid Park in Perth on Sunday June 3.

Tickets go on sale on Friday at 10am, via Ticketmaster and other online retailers.

The 68-year-old former frontman of The Commodores will perform hits from his extensive repertoire, from his early years to the present day,  including All Night Long, Dancing on the Ceiling and Lady.

Lionel Richie is coming to Tayside

The summer tour will be his first UK dates since 2016.

Lionel says of his return: “I’ve been missing the UK and can’t wait to make my long awaited return and to see parts of the country I’ve never made it out to before.

“The fans are always incredible and they make the atmosphere at every show electric, so I look forward to singing along with them soon.”