Richard Thompson Electric Trio


October 06, 2019:
Richard Thompson Electric Trio. Castle Theater; 7:30 pm Richard Thompson is “the finest rock songwriter after Dylan, and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix,” according to The Los Angeles Times. This acclaimed singer/songwriter/musician, and founding member of the seminal folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, was named as one of Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Guitarists of All Time. Richard Thompson is also one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters. He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards for Songwriting on both sides of the Atlantic—from the Americana Music Association in Nashville to Britain’s BBC Awards and the prestigious Ivor Novello. Thompson’s massive body of work includes over 40 albums, many Grammy nominations, as well as numerous soundtracks. Thompson’s genre defying mastery of both acoustic and electric guitar along with dizzying energy and onstage wit continue to earn him new fans and a place as one of the most distinctive virtuosos in folk rock history. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a guitar legend! Tickets: $40, $55, $65 (plus applicable fees) Tickets on sale to MACC Members: Friday, August 2 Tickets on sale to public: Friday, August 9

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