One of the UK’s most successful solo artists of the past decade, Frank Turner has carved out a career as a hard-touring, punk-folk troubadour, earning himself a diehard fanbase drawn to a singer-songwriter who does things on his own terms.
With the Folk by the Oak team joining his fanbase in regular calls to see Frank on our Main Stage, it’s safe to say we’ve had a close eye on him for some time! The release of his latest album, Be More Kind, sees Turner begin a new chapter in his musical career, an ambitious leap forward that we felt signified the time was right for a headline set at Folk by the Oak.
With his band The Sleeping Souls we are guaranteed a performance that is both intimate and poetic, yet as rousing as any good folk-punk performance should be. This latest of incarnation bridges the personal and the political, the intimate and the universal.
This set promises to be Turner at his best, incorporating some of his most notable tracks with material from his latest album Be More Kind