Geordie singer-songwriter. Growing up on a varied musical diet that included The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen, it was U2 that finally gave him the musical bug. RJ was inspired to pick up a guitar and write his first song after a U2 concert at the Manchester Evening News Arena.
From there, the obsession grew to performing at any venue that would take a chance on him. His profile swiftly then rose from performing open mic nights around Tyneside to sharing the bill with Jools Holland and Joss Stone at The Royal Albert Hall! Fans of Ray LaMontagne, Jack Savoretti, Ben Howard and Ryan Adams should investigate.
RJ Thompson tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Jun 2004.
Official website facebook.com/rjthompsonmusic
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