Richard Thompson Announces UK Tour for this October

Richard Thompson Announces UK Tour for this October

Richard Thompson has announced plans to tour the UK this October 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
Wednesday, 9th August 2017 Cheshire Gawsworth Hall United Kingdom
Address: Garden Theatre, Church Lane, Macclesfield SK11 9RN.
Friday, 11th August 2017 Cropredy Fairport’s Cropredy Convention United Kingdom
with his old band mates Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks, along with Christine Collister Buy Tickets
Saturday, 12th August 2017 Cropredy Fairport’s Cropredy Convention United Kingdom
with Fairport Convention Buy Tickets
Wednesday, 11th October 2017 Brighton Brighton Dome United Kingdom
Venue phone: 01273 700747. Buy Tickets
Thursday, 12th October 2017 Guildford G Live United Kingdom
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Friday, 13th October 2017 Poole Lighthouse United Kingdom
Address: 21 Kingland Rd, Poole BH15 1UG. Venue phone: 0844 406 8666. Buy Tickets
Saturday, 14th October 2017 Bristol Colston Hall United Kingdom
Venue phone: 0117 922 3686. Buy Tickets
Sunday, 15th October 2017 Cardiff Wales Millenium Centre United Kingdom
Address: Bute Place Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AL. Venue phone: 029 2063 6464. Buy Tickets
Tuesday, 17th October 2017 Edinburgh Usher Hall United Kingdom
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Wednesday, 18th October 2017 Gateshead The Sage Gateshead United Kingdom
Venue phone: 0191 443 4666. Buy Tickets
Thursday, 19th October 2017 Salford The Lowry United Kingdom
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Saturday, 21st October 2017 Saffron Walden Saffron Hall United Kingdom
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Sunday, 22nd October 2017 Coventry Warwick Arts Centre United Kingdom
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Wednesday, 25th October 2017 Coventry Warwick Arts Centre United Kingdom
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Thursday, 26th October 2017 Leicester De Montfort Hall United Kingdom
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Friday, 27th October 2017 Basingstoke The Anvil United Kingdom
Venue phone: 0121 200 2000. Buy Tickets
Saturday, 28th October 2017 Norwich Theatre Royal United Kingdom
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Monday, 30th October 2017 London London Bridge Theatre United Kingdom
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