Phil Thompson is proud to announce the release of his annual charity album, "A Minnesota Holiday Vol. 8". Every year this alum celebrates 15 new recordings by some of Minnesota's top musicians (this year including tracks by Brian Setzer, Kat Perkins, The Blenders and more) and raises funds and awareness for the Minneapolis based national non-profit Be The Match. To date this album has helped raise $375,000 and is hoping to do even more this holiday season. Albums are available in all Twin Cities Kowalski's Markets while supplies last and on iTunes through the end of the year.
Join Phil this July on the trip of a lifetime on his 2nd Annual Alaskan Adventure aboard Holland America's stunning MS Zaandam. Cruise with Phil on either this 7 or 14 day cruise sailing from Vancouver with ports including Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagaway, Glacier Bay, Anchorage & Haines.
For more information and to reserve your cabin, click here!
If you've seen Phil in concert you've probably heard him perform one of his favorite James Taylor songs, "Fire and Rain" - today Phil released his own arrangement of that song, filmed at The Loft on Pine in Long Beach, CA.
Phil Thompson will be making a special guest appearance on back-to-back Holland America cruises aboard the stunning MC Volendam. These breathtaking 7-day cruises (July 1-8 or July 8-15) will set sail from Vancouver BC and travel to 5 Alaskan ports including Juneau, Skagway, and Glacier Bay and will also include sailing through the Inside Passage, one of the world's most stunning sea-lanes in the world.
Phil Thompson was just recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's as one of their '40 Under 40' recepients for 2015. This year Business Journal editors evaluated a record number of over 600 nominees and chose 40 people under the age of 40 who have established themselves as leaders in their industries and the community.
Phil Thompson has signed an exclusive partnership with Princess Cruises to perform on 5 of their upcoming 2015 Winter Cruise Escapes. Each of the cruises will feature nightly performances by Phil as well as exclusive meet-and-greet opportunities throughout the cruise. For more information on each of the cruises and to book your cabin, visit Phil's "Tour" section today!
Phil Thompson is proud to be returning as the executive producer of "Holiday Lights Vol. 6", the official CD soundtrack of the Holiday Lights in the Park drive-through light event in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The CD has sold out 5 years in a row (25,000+ copies to date!) at all Kowalski's Markets locations and has helped raise over $336,000 for MN charities - this year's CD will be on sale Tuesday, November 6. Accompanying this year's CD will be a one-night concert event at the Historic Fitgerald Theater on Saturday, December 6 which will be produced & hosted by Phil and wil include special guest Nicholas David, Season 3 finalist of NBC's The Voice.
Phil Thompson will be serving as host and emcee for the DTS Audio Exhibit (Central Hall - Booth 9839) at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Las Vegas, an internationally renowned technology trade show attracting major companies and over 150,000 industry professionals worldwide. Phil will be making daily appearances, as well as introducing special guests including American Idol Season 6 runner up Blake Lewis as well as Las Vegas DJ of the Year, DJ Crykit.
Following a series of highly acclaimed performances at the MGM Grand Macau as part of the Macau International Music Festival, Phil Thompson has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine Hong Kong as part of their October issue and was highlighted as an internationally renowned pianist and vocalist with a passion for performing popular music.