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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry while also writing arts journalism for newspapers and magazines around the world. The author of a number of critical anthologies on music and popular culture, she is a frequent broadcaster and moderator at literary festivals. Liz is the co-founder of the folk music charity Square Roots Productions and, in New York, of The Village Trip, a festival celebrating the history and culture of Greenwich Village.

Articles By Liz Thomson

CD: Gretchen Peters - Dancing with the Beast

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Clancy Sigal: The London Lover review - a merry prankster's very long weekend

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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Barbican, review - a three-decade retrospective

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Richard Vinen: The Long ’68 review - more impartial than impassioned

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CD: Mary Chapin Carpenter - Sometimes Just the Sky

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Lynne Murphy: The Prodigal Tongue review - two nations divided by a common language?

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Beth Nielsen Chapman, Cadogan Hall review - Nashville chats

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CD: Don McLean - Botanical Gardens

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Diana Jones, The Lexington review - at the crossroads of folk and country

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CD: Stephen Stills and Judy Collins - Everybody Knows

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CD: Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind

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John Tusa: 'the arts must make a noise' - interview

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CD: Beth Nielsen Chapman - Hearts of Glass

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I'm With Her, Bush Hall review - folk supergroup debut album to treasure

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Nick Coleman: Voices - How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life, review - earworms explored

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Albums of the Year 2017: Tom Russell - Folk Hotel

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David Shrigley talk, Brighton Festival review - comedic stro...

As the Brighton Festival 2018 draws towards its closing weekend, its Guest Director, the...

Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA, BBC Four revi...

“Oh say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light” was a vision of the...

Detroit: Become Human review – a robot story with real heart

Interactive stories are a tricky proposition. Make the on-screen action too passive and your audience feels like they’re watching a succession of...

CD: Snow Patrol - Wildness

Few bands divide opinion quite like Snow Patrol. Their fans see their slow, intense anthems as cathartic friends. Others - myself included - tend...

The Rolling Stones, London Stadium review - only rock'n...

As the veteran combo roll around one more time, five years after they last performed in the UK, many a ticket-buyer for their No Filter tour has...

A Change is Gonna Come, Brighton Festival review - lively, w...

Watching this band in action is a treat. They gel absolutely and play off one another in a manner that’s easy and mellow, yet also sparks by...

Edie review - Sheila Hancock gets summit fever

There have been plenty of films about mountains, and they are mainly about men. The plot tends not to vary: man clambers up peak because, as...

Manchester: The Night of the Bomb, BBC Two review - devastat...

“I thought she maybe had superpowers to go that high.” Emilia Senior, 12, watched her sister Eve, 15, thrown into the air by the force of the...

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...