Richard Thompson w/sg Teddy Thompson

As the New Year approaches, Richard Thompson prepares for a headline tour that kicks off in Saratoga, CA on Jan. 10th, 2014. 2013 was a busy year for the legendary guitarist/songwriter with the release of his latest album Electric, and a full schedule of shows worldwide, including recent dates on the road with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. Thompson was nominated for “Artist of the Year” at the 2013 Americana Music Awards and received critical acclaim for Electric, which was produced by esteemed musician/producer Buddy Miller.

Thompson will perform solo acoustic with his son Teddy as a special guest on many of the dates but will add his band mates to play as The Electric Trio on Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Cruise and the following dates in Florida.

The recipient of BBC's Lifetime Achievement Award, The Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement in Songwriting Award, and named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of all time, Thompson is also one of the world's most celebrated songwriters. Robert Plant, REM, Elvis Costello, Los Lobos, David Byrne, Del McCoury, Bonnie Raitt and many others have recorded his work. Thompson continues to astound both as a guitar player and performer as NPR Music says “[Thompson is] a folksinger who doesn’t sound out of place shredding like an arena-rock star”¦and still writes songs that sting and storm” with Rolling Stone adding “”¦the excellence is undeniable.”

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  • General Admission: $40, Reserved: $47, Gold Circle: $65