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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 heritage of Greenwich Village. The Village Trip debuts this fall, taking place in venues in and around Washington Square from 27-30 September.

Articles By Liz Thomson

Indigo Girls, Islington Assembly Hall review - exhilarating and generous

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Cadogan Hall review - peace, love and harmonies

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h.Club 100 Awards: Publishing and Writing - it's not all about the mainstream

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CD: Emma Stevens - To My Roots

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Danny Goldberg: In Search of the Lost Chord review - 1967 well remembered

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Chris Patten: First Confession - A Sort of Memoir review - remembrances of government and power

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CD: Steve Earle & The Dukes - So You Wanna Be An Outlaw

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CD: Steve Earle & The Dukes - So You Wanna Be An Outlaw

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Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals and Rockers review - riffing on skiffle, and more besides

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Bella Bathurst: Sound, review - an illuminating book on deafness

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Bob Dylan, Wembley Arena review - mannered vocals, poor sound, upsetting

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CD: John Mellencamp - Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

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Sunday Book: Donna Leon - Earthly Remains

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CD: Ray Davies - Americana

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CD: Sharon Shannon - Sacred Earth

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Charlotte Rampling: 'I had to survive!' - interview

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Rocketman review - fabulous musically but a tad miserable to...

Rocketman opens with its hero in flamboyant stage costume stomping into a drab group therapy session. Pulling the sparkling horns off his...

Oh Sees, Tramshed, Cardiff review - breakneck wig outs

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Igor Levit, Wigmore Hall review – full-spectrum Bach from a...

You seldom hear a Champions League-level roar of approval at the Wigmore Hall. Last night, though, Igor Levit drew a throaty collective bark of...

Cannes 2019: Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood review - sun-s...

Moments before Quentin Tarantino’s blistering, outrageous work screened at...