Meet The Performers

Visiting Artist

Richard Thompson

A recipient of BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Mojo’s Les Paul Award, Thompson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen of England’s 2011 New Year Honours List. He was also recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting by the Americana Music Association. Thompson’s songs have been recorded by Robert Plant, REM, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt and many others.

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