Richard Thompson Announces UK Tour for this October

Richard Thompson Announces UK Tour for this October

Richard Thompson - 13 Rivers
Find out about the newly announced 13 Rivers album, out 14 September 2018

Richard Thompson has announced plans to tour the UK this October (2017) with dates across the country at venues including Brighton Dome, G-Live in Guildford, the Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall and many more. Ahead of these dates, Martin will play Gawsworth Hall in Cheshire on the 9th August and Fairport’s Cropredy Convention on the 11th and 12th August, you can find all of Thompson’s upcoming UK dates below.

Thompson will also release two new albums simultaneously on 11 August, Acoustic Classics Vol. 2 plus Acoustic Rarities, both on his own label Beeswing.

On the heels of the success of Acoustic Classics in 2014, Acoustic Classics Vol. 2 will feature acoustic renderings of classic songs from the Richard Thompson catalogue, some previously recorded by other singers, some previously available only in a band format. Acoustic Rarities is new recordings of some of the more obscure songs in the Thompson catalogue, some previously existing only as cover versions. Further details on the albums to follow soon. Special three-disc vinyl LP and double CD versions of both albums together will be released exclusively via Pledge Music.


Upcoming Tour Dates

Date City Venue Country
Wed, 14th April 2021 N/A Online Live Q&A with Joe Boyd UK
Time: 7:00pm. Join RT and Joe Boyd for an interactive livestream Q&A presented by Rough Trade to celebrate the release of the book, Beeswing. Buy Tickets
Thu, 15th July 2021 Canterbury Gulbenkian UK
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Fri, 16th July 2021 Coventry Coventry Cathedral UK
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Sat, 17th July 2021 Stratford-Upon-Avon Stratford Playhouse UK
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Sun, 18th July 2021 Hatfield House, Herts Folk By The Oak UK
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Wed, 21st July 2021 Pocklington Pocklington Platform Festival UK
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Thu, 22nd July 2021 Whitley Whitley Bay Playhouse UK
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Sat, 24th July 2021 Ipswich Corn Exchange UK
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Mon, 25th October 2021 York Barbican Centre UK
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Tue, 26th October 2021 Glasgow Glasgow Royal Concert Hall UK
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Wed, 27th October 2021 Perth Perth Concert Hall UK
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Thu, 28th October 2021 Gateshead The Sage Gateshead UK
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Sat, 30th October 2021 Birmingham Birmingham Symphony Hall UK
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Sun, 31st October 2021 Manchester Manchester Opera House UK
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Mon, 1st November 2021 Cardiff St David’s Hall UK
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Tue, 2nd November 2021 London London Palladium UK
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Wed, 3rd November 2021 Dublin Vicar Street IE
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