Richard Thompson performs at McCarter Theatre on Friday, April 6th at 8 PM
With Special Guests Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg
“The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.” – Los Angeles Times
Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the 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. Thompson’s genre defying mastery of both acoustic and electric guitar along with dizzying energy and onstage wit continue to earn Richard Thompson massive new fans and a place as one of the most distinctive virtuosos in Folk Rock history.