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Thompson plan first overseas tour

Monday, March 25, 2019 – Thompson Square will launch its first international tour in September, it was announced today.

Booked to hit five countries in Europe and the United Kingdom over 10 days, the trip will kick off in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Sept. 2 and visit Germany, Ireland and Scotland before wrapping with a show in London on Sept. 12.

"Today is the realization of something that has been a long time coming," said the duo's Keifer Thompson. "We are so excited to announce tour dates that will take us all over this big world and can't wait to finally meet so many of our fans. We'll see you all soon."

Tour dates are:
Sept. 2 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Q-Factory
Sept. 3 - Hamburg, Germany @ Nochtspeicher
Sept. 4 - Berlin, Germany @ Privatclub
Sept. 5 - Cologne, Germany @ Blue Shell
Sept. 6 - Dublin, Ireland @ Green Room at The Academy
Sept. 8 - Lutterworth, England @ The Long Road Festival
Sept. 10 - Glasgow, Scotland @ Oran Mor
Sept. 11 - Machester, England @ Band on the Wall
Sept. 12 - London, England @ Bush Hall

Shawna and Keifer Thompson recently signed with Reviver Entertainment, which will re-release their third disc, "Masterpiece," which came out last year.

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Masterpiece CD review - Masterpiece
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Just Feels Good CD review - Just Feels Good
The ever-so-happily married Keifer and Shawna Thompson, equal halves of the duo Thompson Square, wasted no time taking the world by storm on their debut record. That disc went on to spawn 2011's most-played song on country radio, Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not. The curse of the sophomore jinx looms large, and many bands have fallen trying to hammer out a follow-up while navigating newfound stardom. Not, however, these two. Thompson Square has put together yet another bouncy set of country »»»
Thompson Square CD review - Thompson Square
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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