Richard Thompson Announces 13 Rivers UK Tour For Autumn 2018

Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson

With a new album in the wings, the world-renowned guitarist and singer-songwriter hits the road for a 19-date trek with support from Joan Shelley.

World renowned guitarist and singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has announced an extensive UK tour, the 13 Rivers Tour, for October and November 2018. Tickets for all the shows go on sale at 10am on Friday, 18 May and support at all gigs come from Joan Shelley.

During a busy 2017, Thompson released two volumes of acoustic recordings:  Acoustic Classics Vol. II featuring acoustic renderings of classic songs from the Richard Thompson catalogue and Acoustic Rarities featuring new recordings of some of the more obscure songs in his repertoire. He also celebrated the 50th anniversary of Fairport Convention, the ground-breaking band he co-founded as a teenager in the ‘60s, with a performance at its annual Cropredy Festival last August.

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