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Lionel Richie

Hello Summer Tour 2019


Marymoor Park Eastside
Tues Aug 20, 6:30 pm All Ages

$82-$590 (sold out)

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Recommended by Dave Segal

Before he became a very successful schlockmeister with several vacuously effusive hits and maudlin ballads in the ’80s (“All Night Long [All Night]),” “Running with the Night,” “Endless Love,” “Truly,” etc.), Lionel Richie was a vital cog in Commodores. With that Motown group, Richie helped to promulgate a flashy and gritty species of funk that became sample fodder for many hip-hop tracks, while also dwelling in the charts; “Brick House,” anyone? Check out scorching, mid-’70s Commodores albums such as Machine GunCaught in the Act, and Movin’ On for proof that Richie had some street toughness in his songwriting and vocal delivery. If he dips into Commodores’ catalog beyond “Easy” and “Three Times a Lady,” this outdoor performance could be interesting.

Marymoor Park

6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond, WA

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  • Tues Aug 20, 6:30 pm