Lionel Richie cancels Vegas show to help family evacuate from wildfires

Lionel Richie performing at Manchester Arena Featuring: Lionel Richie Where: Manchester, United Kingdom When: 28 Jun 2016 Credit: Sakura/

Lionel Richie has canceled his performance of “Lionel Richie – All The Hits,” scheduled for Wednesday night at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

"Due to the devastating California Wildfires, and helping family evacuate to a safer place, I unfortunately have to cancel my show tonight. I look forward to returning to the stage this weekend and performing for my fans," said Richie.

Shows on Friday, Dec. 8, Saturday, Dec. 9, Wednesday, Dec. 13, Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 will continue. Tickets are still available and may be purchased online or at the Planet Hollywood box office.

Lionel, Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation apologize for any inconvenience this causes ticket holders.

Tickets will be refunded at the original point of purchase.

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