Wednesday Mar 5
Q&A with Richard Thompson
Electric, acoustic, it doesn't matter, because fans are still going to get fireworks from the British folk-rocker widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
The Miami Herald
Richard Thompson unplugs for post-'Electric' tour
The latest album from Richard Thompson is "Electric," so naturally, his latest visit finds him on an acoustic tour.
Strictly stars Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshila dancing into Wulfrun Hall
Highlights include Fairport Convention: Town Hall, Birmingham, and Little Shop of Horrors: Palace Theatre, Redditch Budding artists have the chance to shine in a major Midland exhibition.
Guitar great joins Folk by the Oak 2014 line-up in Hatfield
Guitarist Richard Thompson is set to play this summer's Folk by the Oak music festival in the grounds of Hatfield House [Picture: Pamela Littky] And critically-acclaimed guitarist Richard Thompson, who was named one of Rolling Stone's Top 20 Guitarists of All Time, will join the 'line-up of headliners' in the grounds of the Hertfordshire stately ... (more)
Apollo's mission was to entertain
While rockers could wig-out to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren and Queen, folk fans could enjoy the Dubliners, Steeleye Span, Tom Paxton and Fairport Convention.
Bethe Nielsen Chapman and Jason Manford at the Alban Arena
Returning to the Alban Arena tomorrow night is Beth Nielsen Chapman who is currently touring in support of her album Uncovered.
This Is North Devon
Top guitarist Gordon Giltrap performs at the George Hotel in...
GORDON Giltrap has earned respect from many of the legends of the guitar world names like Jimmy Page and Mark Knopfler have paid tribute to his unique talent.
Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Wednesday February 19
Each month The Customs House will bring you some of the UK's top comedians as well as the best in local talent! Hailed as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention has been among Britain's best-loved bands for over 45 years.
'1952 Vincent Black Lightning' transcends Richard Thompson's tale
Of all the classic songs Richard Thompson has penned and performed in his legendary career as member of Fairport Convention, the duo Richard and Linda Thompson and his ensuing solo years, "1952 Vincent Black Lightning" has become perhaps his most-requested.