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Live at the MN Zoo June 8th: Richard Thompson

Events April 12, 2013

Richard Thompson Electric Trio

Saturday, June 8
@ Weesner Family Amphitheater, Apple Valley, MN
Doors 7:00 | Music 7:30 | All Ages
Ticket Price: $35.00 (Reserved) & $47.50 (VIP Box Seat)
On-Sale: Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 AM

No artist to emerge in the second half of the ’60s has gone on to have a more productive and vital career than critically acclaimed, prolific songwriter Richard Thompson. The England- born artist has amassed an astounding body of work comprising of more than 40 albums; all containing artfully shaped material that seamlessly and expressively integrates traditional and contemporary modes. Thompson’s the recipient of BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was named by Rolling Stone Magazine as on the Top 20 Guitarists of All Time. A founding member of the seminal British folk-rock group Fairport Convention, he was awarded the Mojo Les Paul Award for Guitar Legendand in 2012 received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting from the Americana Music Association. Robert Plant, REM, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, and many others have recorded his songs. Richard Thompson’s latest album, Electric, produced by Buddy Miller, is a guitar-driven set of songs that is being hailed as one of his best albums ever.

TICKET INFORMATION Ticket Prices: $35.00 (Reserved) & $47.50 (VIP Box Seat)  Plus applicable fees, includes $2.00 venue facility fee Tickets available at the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis, allTicketmaster locations, by calling 800.745.3000 and online at  Tickets for Richard Thompson at the MN Zoo June 8th