The guitarist goes solo for Royal Festival Hall gig

Folk-rock guitarist Richard Thompson has announced he will play a special one-off solo show in London in May.

The former Fairport Convention member will play London’s Royal Festival Hall on May 24.

Special guest at the concert will be singer Mary Gauthier.

Thompson will be drawing on material from his most recent album Sweet Warrior as well as his extensive back catalogue.

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