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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Richard Thompson—SOLD OUT

With Special Guest: Eliza Gilkyson
  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Show Starts: 7:30 pm
  • Ticket Price: $50-90
  • Genre: Legends

THE FINEST ROCK SONGWRITER AFTER DYLAN AND THE BEST ELECTRIC GUITARIST SINCE HENDRIX

Los Angeles Times

Description

Ever since his days with the pioneering folk-rock band Fairport Convention, Richard John Thompson OBE, the product of a working-class London family, has gone his own way. If he so desired, he could spend his time as a singer-songwriter, performing and peddling his grim, brilliant songs of love gone wrong. If he chose to, he could just play his guitar; he's one of the best guitarists on the planet, and when it comes to making a guitar part of a song, he's unmatched. But what really gets you about Richard Thompson is the sheer creativity of the man. Will he play a 14th-century ballad about the Battle of Agincourt? a Britney Spears cover? a rockabilly or Cajun rave-up? Named one of the top 20 guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, Richard Thompson is the recipient of a BBC Lifetime Achievement Award, and a longtime favorite among audiences in southeastern Michigan. It's been hard to catch him lately in an intimate show, so don't miss this chance! He comes to Michigan with a new album, "The Cold Blue." Singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson, who's at work on new music, is special guest.

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