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Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey's Toronto tour date postponed until August

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Yasmin Aboelsaud Mar 09, 2017 6:29 am

Say hello to your fantasy line-up, circa 1990 something.

If you wanted to dance all night long, there’s one sweet day coming up for you… but you’ll have to wait until the summer.

Multi-platinum-selling artists, multiple Grammy Award-winners and music icons, Lionel Richie and guest Mariah Carey were scheduled to return to Toronto for a special show with on March 30 at the Air Canada Centre. But the tour has just been postponed, and Toronto’s new date is on August 24.

All tickets for the original March 30 date for will be honoured at the new date.

The duo, who are touring together for the first time ever, embark on a 35-show date on their “All The Hits Tour” beginning in March. The North American tour is mostly US based, with stops in Toronto and Vancouver.

Lionel Richie began his solo career in the early 1980s and has released over 40 singles, including “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” and “All Night Long (All Night).” He’s sold over 100 million albums world wide, and has an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy awards all to his name.

Besides making Christmas official each year, Mariah Carey is known as a pop music icon. She has sold over 220 million records, and has been recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” Award, the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist Of The Millennium,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for her outstanding achievements in songwriting. Her hits, which really need no introduction, include “Fantasy”, “Always Be My Baby”, “Hero”,  and “Touch My Body.”

Get up close and personal (sort of) with Richie and Carey on August 24 at the ACC.

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey “All The Hits Tour” 2017

When: Thursday, August 24
Time: Doors at 6 pm/Show at 7 pm
Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
Tickets: Available online via Live Nation. All ages.

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Yasmin Aboelsaud
Senior Staff Writer, music aficionado, fueled by coffee, travel & Drake.

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