Richard Thompson live in concert.
ON TOUR

Richard Thompson

98
critic concert reviews
folk

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

76
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Critic Consensus

Based on 98 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Richard Thompson is rated as an enjoyable live performer, though not exceptional overall. Richard Thompson concert reviews describe live shows and performances as joyful, inspiring, lively, consistent, spellbinding, and extraordinary.

ON TOUR

The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, United States (April 11); The Barbican Centre, York, United Kingdom (May 27); The Hall, Aviva Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom (May 31)

Latest release

Live From Honolulu (August 25, 2022)

artist info

GENRE
folk
ORIGIN
Notting Hill, United Kingdom (4/3/1949)
BIO
Richard Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949, Notting Hill, London) is a British singer/songwriter and guitarist. Highly regarded for his guitar techniques.
HAS PERFORMED with
Richard Thompson Trio

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

God Is In The TV Zine (UK)

June 20, 2023
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Richard Thompson / Memorial – Queens Hall, Edinburgh, 18/06/2023

Grateful Web (USA)

March 11, 2022
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English folk-rock icon Richard Thompson brought seven decades of songwriting genius to an intimate concert at the Lobero Theatre. Many residents already know that the historic theater is the longest continuously operating performance hall in California.

Louder Than War (UK)

November 3, 2021
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Singer, songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson brings his current acoustic tour to the Edwardian opulence of Manchester Opera House for a Halloween treat.

Elmore Magazine (USA)

June 30, 2021
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Richard Thompson at Free Wednesday; Midweek bliss in Woodbridge, NJ

MAGNET Magazine (USA)

July 28, 2020
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Richard Thompson, Woodbridge, NJ, July 25, 2020

Parklife DC (USA)

January 27, 2020
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Richard Thompson at The Birchmere — 1/22/20

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA)

November 13, 2019
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This was a marvelous night and a prime example of what the Lobero does better than any venue anywhere. Two outstanding singer/songwriters played solo acoustic sets back to back and without any concessions to flash or glitz.

Past critic reviews published in

Edmonton Journal (Canada), No Depression (USA), The Musical Box (USA), Soundblab (UK), The Morning Call (USA) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Bryan Ledgard [CC BY-2.0] via Wikimedia Commons