Big names announced for a concert in the Cotswolds this summer

Lionel Ritchie is among the first announced to perform at Blenheim Palace this summer, with a host of big stars coming to the Cotswolds for a series of outdoor concerts in 2023.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
Catch a series of concerts from big-name musicians at Blenheim Palace in June 2023.

The first of the big names have been announced for Nocturne Live 2023, a series of outdoor concerts taking place at Blenheim Palace in nearby Oxfordshire this summer.

Lionel Richie will be coming to the Cotswolds for two days on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 June 2023, keeping revellers up ‘All Night Long’ – or at least until the noise curfew allows.

Fans of the living legend can expect to hear him perform his solo hits including ‘Endless Love', ‘Hello’ and ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’, with a back catalogue also including The Commodores hits ‘Three Times a Lady’, ‘Still’ and ‘Easy’.

On Friday 16 June 2023, concertgoers will have the chance to see double Grammy-winning Gregory Porter and multi-Brit Award winner Emile Sandé, along with very special guest Tunde Baiyewu, the voice of The Lighthouse Family; followed by Pete Tong's Ibiza Classics on Saturday 17 June 2023, with Jules Buckley and The Essential Orchestra. 

Tickets for Lionel Richie and Pete Tong are on sale now; pre-sale tickets for Gregory Porter and Emeli Sandé are available from Tuesday 24 January 2023.

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