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CONCERT INFORMATION: Everything you need to know about the event

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11 June 2018

International superstar Lionel Richie will return to the UK in 2018, with a show at Brunton Park, the home of Carlisle United, on Sunday 17 June.

The date is part of a summer tour which will be visiting iconic venues across the country.

United’s Brunton Park stadium will be unrecognisable come the day of the concert with Lionel set to perform to a fully covered, all-seated audience [this includes seats located on the pitch area].

Ticket Prices:

+ £90
+ £75
+ £45

This event is expected to be extremely popular – please purchase your ticket as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

These tickets are available direct from the club until 5pm on Monday 11 June!

Come in person, or call the CUFC Ticketline on 0844 371 1921 [call charges may apply].


Click  HERE to download an information sheet with parking, timings and entrance details. 


Tickets are also on sale now from:

Official VIP ticket experiences | | 08444 721 222 [call charges may apply].

This is a fully seated concert, with seats on the pitch and in the West Stand and the Pioneer Stand.

Hospitality Packages:

+ ‘All Night Long’ Platinum Package – 3-course meal in Foxy’s Restaurant, welcome drink and premium tickets.

Cost - £220 per person.

+ ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ Gold Package – 2-course hot buffet in a bar/lounge, welcome drink and premium tickets.

Cost - £175 per person.

+ Hospitality boxes – 2-course hot buffet in a bar/lounge, welcome drink and premium tickets.

Cost - £1,400 for an 8-seater box; £2,100 for a 12-seater box. We have six boxes available – please book early to secure your place.

For hospitality tickets call the Carlisle United Commercial Department on 01288 554 155 or email

For more information on our hospitality packages, click HERE.

Access for wheelchair and disabled patrons and where to purchase tickets

Wheelchair and disabled patrons should call Ticketmaster on 0800 988 4440 (opening hours Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 10:30am-3:30pm) to purchase tickets.

Are there any age restrictions?

No under-14s unless accompanied by an adult.

Are all seats reserved?

All seats are sold as fully reserved for the concert.

Catering Village

A catering village will be located in the West Stand car park, with additional outlets operating within the Pioneer Stand concourse and elsewhere around the stadium. A range of food and refreshments will be available to purchase.

Please note there will be limited credit and debit card facilities. Cash Machine will not be available within the venue.

Car Parking

There will be no parking available on the day at Brunton Park. Please make alternate parking arrangements before making your way to the stadium. Please abide by all local traffic parking guidelines and regulations. Further information on local parking options will be announced in due course.

Stadium Access

Access to the concert will be via clearly defined entry routes. More information on access will be given ahead of the concert date.

What can I bring into the stadium on the day?

Please bring appropriate clothing to the forecast weather and your ticket.

We are unable to allow you to bring in food and drink, professional audio or visual recording equipment, or any large bags.

Please note, there will be no left-luggage facility at the venue.

What about security checks?

Please allow time for searches of individuals and bags / personal property prior to entry. Event stewards will be in operation on the day – please take time to say hello [as Lionel himself would say].

Arrive in good time as our enhanced security measures may mean that it might take a little longer to get into the venue.

In order to make the screening process go as smoothly as possible, please keep all personal items to a minimum.

Only small handbags and shoulder bags will be allowed. No large bags, rucksacks, picnic hampers or umbrellas are permitted.

Lastly, please smile as you may be recorded on camera as you enter and move around the site!

Concert Timings

Full details of gate opening times and key event timings to follow.

Will there be a support act?

There will be an opening act. The opening act will be confirmed and announced later in the year.

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