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10-09-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft on BBC Radio 2

Richard chatted to Dermot O'Leary on his BBC Radio 2 Saturday Sessions and performed two songs - They Don't Own Me and A Song For The Lovers.

03-09-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at the Jersey Live Festival

27-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at CarFest

Richard performed at CarFest at Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire - See gigography for setlist

26-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at Bellahouston Park

Richard Ashcroft, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow 2016

Richard performed as the special guest of Noel Gallagher and The High Flying Birds at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow. Noel dedicated The Masterplan to Richard during his headline set .

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19-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft released new video for These People

12-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at the Cap Roig Festival, Spain

Richard Ashcroft Cap Roig Festival Spain 2016

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10-08-2016 -- new video released for They Don't Own Me

10-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at the Lokerse Festival, Belgium

Richard Ashcroft Lokerse Festival, Belgium 2016

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06-08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at the River Nights Festival, Switzerland

Richard Ashcroft River Nights Switzerland 2016

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1-5/08-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft chooses the "Tracks Of My Years"

Richard chose the tracks that influenced him over the years on the Ken Bruce show, BBC Radio 2.

Richard Ashcroft Tracks of My Years

15-07-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performed at Pori Jazz Festival, Finland

Richard Ashcroft Pori Jazz Festival 2016

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04-07-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft's new single They Don't Own Me out now

Richard Ashcroft, They Don't Own Me

Richard talked about his new single, They Don't Own Me, with Phil Clifton on Radio X on 04-07-2016.

They Don't Own Me was record of the week on both Radio X and Virgin Radio UK's breakfast show from 11-07-2016.




11-06-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft at the Isle of Wight Festival

Richard Ashcroft Isle of Wight 2016

Richard performed an eight song set at the Isle of Wight Festival preceding headliners The Who; opening with Out Of My Body and closing with Bitter Sweet Symphony; with the rest of the 'big four' from Urban Hymns; Break The Night With Colour and two more tracks from These People - This Is How It Feels and Hold On. The full set was broadcast on Absolute Radio and Sky Arts broadcast three tracks on 18th June on their Isle of Wight highlights show (Hold On, This Is How It Feels and Lucky Man).

09-06-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft filming for These People video

Richard Ashcroft filming These People video in London

28-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft took over Absolute Radio for Part Two

The second part of Richard's Absolute Radio take over where he chose the songs he loves and which had an influence on his career. The songs he chose were »»

27-05-2016 -- Hold On released as a digital EP

Hold On has been released as a digital EP and includes (1) the album version; (2) Mirwais RMX; (3) Brixton Angels RMX; and (4) Brixton Angels Dub. It is available to buy on iTunes, stream on spotify or listen to on Apple Music.

27-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft performs another sell-out gig, Glasgow

Richard wows the crowd at the O2 Academy, Glasgow with songs old and new.

Richard Ashcroft, O2 Academy, Glasgow 27-05-2016 Richard Ashcroft, O2 Academy, Glasgow 27-05-2016

Read review in the Daily Record »»     Setlist »»

27-05-2016 -- These People reached No.3 in the UK Album Charts

Richard Ashcroft, These People

These People was No.2 in the midweek charts, then slipped to No.3 position by the end of the week.






26-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft at HMV, Oxford Street

Richard performed a stunning three song set (Hold On, They Don't Own Me and Lucky Man) and signed copies of These People (and everything else fans brought along!) at HMV, Oxford Street, London.

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24-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft announcement on BBC Breakfast

Richard announced on BBC Breakfast that he will be performing two dates in December with a full orchestra - the first on 7 December at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, and the second at the o2 Arena in London.

23-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft on Radio X - track by track

Richard talked to John Kennedy on Radio X's X-posure and gave the low down on each track from These People.


Just 100 copies behind Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman! COME ON RICHARD!

21-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft took over Absolute Radio

Richard took over Absolute Radio for an hour from 11:00pm to play his favourite selection of songs which influenced his musical career. The songs he chose were »»

20-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft live on BBC Radio 2

Richard (joined by bandmates Damon Minchella, Steve Wyreman, Adam Phillips and Anthony Gorry) performed 4 songs on BBC Radio 2's Chris Evans breakfast show: A Song For The Lovers, Hold On, Lucky Man, and finishing with a stripped down version of Prince's Little Red Corvette. At the end of the show he agreed to headline BBC's Children In Need CarFest which takes place 29-30 July (Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire) and 26-28 August (Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire). Richard will perform on 27 August.

Richard Ashcroft Chris Evans Show 20-05-2016

20-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft's These People OUT NOW!

Richard Ashcroft, These People

Richard Ashcroft's These People, released on his Righteous Phonographic Association label via Cooking Vinyl Records, was released on 20 May 2016. Available on cd, limited edition blue vinyl and standard black vinyl and also as a download. Official store » --- 7Digital »

Tracklisting and more info on the discography »»



19-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft interviewed on BBC Radio5 Live

Richard gave a 17 minute interview on Radio5 Live's 'Afternoon Edition', interspersed with tracks from These People.

16-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft at the Roundhouse, London

Richard Ashcroft, Roundhouse, London 2016 Richard Ashcroft was on top form at the London Roundhouse, opening with Out Of My Body, and performing five new tracks from These People to a rapturous crowd. He also performed hits from Urban Hymns and his previous solo albums, with extended jams on Music Is Power, Break The Night With Colour, New York and Lonely Soul to the delight of his fans. He was joined onstage by Steve Sidelnyk on drums, Damon Minchella on bass guitar, Steve Wyreman and Adam Phillips on guitars and Anthony Gorry on Keyboards. He finished the 1 hour 50 min set with Bitter Sweet Symphony with the crowd more than happy to sing along with him. Well done Richard, and thank you for a great night, keep it up! Review at The Upcoming here »

14-05-2016 -- Richard Ashcroft at the Albert Hall, Manchester

Richard kicks off his These People tour with a triumphant gig at the Albert Hall in Manchester.

Richard Ashcroft, Albert Hall, Manchester 2016Richard Ashcroft, Albert Hall, Manchester 2016

Read review at the Manchester Evening News here »»

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