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Richard Thompson


British folk-rock pioneer Richard Thompson, who came to prominence with Fairport Convention, is a brilliant songwriter and innovative guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine listed Thompson as No. 19 on its list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has more than 30 albums to his name and received several lifetime-achievement awards in both the U.K. and the U.S. Thompson has already had a busy 2016. Currently on tour in support of his latest album, "Still," produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and released last year, Thompson will also play with Wilco on the Fourth of July at Philadelphia's Mann Center, then open for Bonnie Raitt for six weeks in August and September.