On Friday 22 September, prolific singer/songwriter Ryan Adams returned to the Royal Albert Hall for the first time since making his solo debut here in 2013, to play the closing show of his highly anticipated UK tour. This unforgettable show brought the full electric Ryan Adams and band experience to thousands of fans.

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Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise

Read: 10 things we learnt at Ryan Adams’ songwriting workshop
Ahead of his auditorium performance, we invited 30 budding young songwriters, to the Elgar Room for an inspiring workshop with Ryan Adams, as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s Education and Outreach programme.

Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise

Adams’ two-hour set included old favourites from his prolific back-catalogue, plus music from his new release Prisoner. Hailed as Adams’ best work in a decade or more, Prisoner is his first full-length album of original material since his self-titled, Grammy-nominated release in 2014.

Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise
Ryan Adams (c) Andy Paradise

Photos © Andy Paradise