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Richard Thompson will perform live

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

CONTACT: 
TINEKE RAAK, MARKETING & SALES DIRECTOR
512 WASHINGTON ST SE OLYMPIA, WA 98501
360-753-8585 ex. 100

 

 

Richard Thompson’s influence can’t be overstated. Everybody from Robert Plant, Don Henley, and Elvis Costello to REM, Sleater-Kinney and David Byrne has covered his music. Thompson picks up his guitar for this solo performance and emotions echo through his deft fleet-fingered fretwork, poetic songwriting, and impassioned picking. Powered by evocative song craft, jaw-dropping guitar playing, and indefinable spirit, this venerable icon holds a coveted spot on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and counts a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association in Nashville, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the BBC Awards among his many accolades. 2011 saw Thompson garner an OBE (Order of the British Empire) personally bestowed upon him by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Moreover, Time touted his anthem, “1952 Vincent Black Lightning,” on its “100 Greatest Songs Since 1923” list.

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Date:
February 16
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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