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7/29/2013 (updated 7/29/2013)

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July 2013



After an intense month, time to come up for air! We had another wonderful Frets And Refrains guitar and songwriting camp, at Full Moon resort near Woodstock NY. The general consensus was that it was even better than last year's, the weather was pleasantly cooler, and it was nice to see all our returning alumni and faculty. Shawn Colvin stepped into her teaching role as if born to it, and our thanks to Teddy, Happy, Sloan, Bobby, Simon, Zak, Martin, Jack, Nancy, Danny, Amy, Fletcher and all who made it such a stunning event.

We were delighted to be a part of the AmericanaramA tour, playing in such illustrious company. This really was a rolling festival, with considerable logistics - I think I counted 11 tour buses, and half a dozen trucks to move everything from town to town. For me, touring on this scale was a new experience, and our thanks to Jeff and all with Wilco for including us so often in their set, and thanks to Bob for his generosity.

Straight to Europe, and one cannot always report that the festival season was hot and dry! After all those years of ploughing through mud and rain, it's nice to default on the warm side. We saw many happy festival-goers at Larmer Tree and Latitudes, and also got to play at a couple of our favourite venues, Paradiso in Amsterdam, and Rivierenhof in Antwerp.

Some well-deserved downtime for band and crew now (although Taras jumps straight onto the Merle Haggard tour), and see you all at the Philadelphia Folk Festival!

All the best,

RT

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SEE NEW RICHARD THOMPSON TOUR DATES FOR PRE-SALE TICKETS AND EXCLUSIVE MEET & GREET VIP* PACKAGE OPPORTUNITIES!
(Dates added as venues announce)

http://www.richardthompson-music.com/tour.asp
http://www.facebook.com/RichardThompsonMusic

*VIP Package includes one reserved ticket located in the first 5 rows of the stage, an exclusive meet & greet with Richard Thompson, personal photograph with Richard Thompson and an autographed lyric print.

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RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC TRIO
August 16 Philadelphia PA - Philadelphia Folk Festival

RICHARD THOMPSON SPECIAL GUEST ON FRAMPTON'S GUITAR CIRCUS TOUR
August 30 Lincoln, CA - Thunder Valley Casino Resort
August 31 Paso Robles CA - Vina Robles Amphitheater

THE AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS SHOW - RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO
September 18 Nashville TN - Ryman Auditorium
RT NOMINATED FOR ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND FOR SONG OF THE YEAR (Good Things Happen to Bad People)
Admission with Conference Badge or Wristband Only. For more information: www.americanamusic.org

AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE - RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO
September 19 Nashville TN - 3RD AND LINDSLEY
Admission with Conference Badge or Wristband Only. For more information: www.americanamusic.org

RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO ACOUSTIC
September 20 Blacksburg VA - The Lyric Theater
September 21 Alexandria VA - The Birchmere
September 22 Alexandria VA - The Birchmere
September 23 Raleigh NC - Fletcher Opera Theatre - Benefit for Organization for Tropical Studies*: http://www.ots.ac.cr/
(Ticket details to follow. Please check our website and FB page.)
September 26 Harrisburg PA - Whitaker Center

*I've visited OTS stations in Costa Rica many times, and at one point, my family did a week's scientific 'boot camp' at La Selva. I see their work in training and research in Central and South America as vital to the continuation of the rainforests, and the species therein, and the human race, and the planet. - RT

RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO ACOUSTIC (TEDDY THOMPSON SUPPORT)
September 27 New York NY - The Town Hall
September 28 Albany NY - The Egg
September 29 Northampton MA - Calvin Theatre & Performing Arts Center
October 01 Boston MA - The Wilbur Theatre
October 02 Ridgefield CT - Ridgefield Playhouse
October 03 Millville NJ - Levoy Theatre
October 04 Princeton NJ - McCarter Theatre

COMING SOON - MORE DATES WITH EMMYLOU HARRIS & RODNEY CROWELL
Please check our sites regularly for the latest tour dates and information:
http://www.richardthompson-music.com/tour.asp
http://www.facebook.com/RichardThompsonMusic

RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO ACOUSTIC - AN EVENING OF ALL REQUESTS
January 10, 2014 Saratoga CA - Montalvo Arts Center Carriage House Theatre
January 11, 2014 Saratoga CA - Montalvo Arts Center Carriage House Theatre
January 12, 2014 Saratoga CA - Montalvo Arts Center Carriage House Theatre

RICHARD THOMPSON JOINS DELBERT MCCLINTON & FRIENDS "SANDY BEACHES CRUISE"
January 19-26, 2014 - Sailing from Miami with stops in St. Thomas and Tortola
http://www.sandybeachescruise.com

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