Watch Frank Turner cover Frightened Rabbit in tribute to Scott Hutchison

Watch Frank Turner cover Frightened Rabbit in tribute to Scott Hutchison

Folk/rock troubadour Frank Turner paid tribute to late singer Scott Hutchison at the weekend, covering the Frightened Rabbit track The Modern Leper. You can watch it here. Turner took to the stage during his gig at London”s Roundhouse on Friday (May 11,) to pay homage to his friend, whose tragic death was confirmed last week. Speaking before he played the track, Turner said: “We’ve got to the bit of the set now that I can…

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Frank Turner shares Make America Great Again video ahead of Edinburgh gig

Frank Turner shares Make America Great Again video ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh next week, Frank Turner has shared a video for his new song Make America Great Again, in which he takes aim at US President Donald Trump. Turner’s new album, Be More Kind, will be released on May 4. It’s his seventh studio album. Make America Great Again has been described as a “riposte to the invective of Trump” and sees the folk/rock troubadour offering some advice on how Trump could…

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Listen: Frank Turner shares new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Listen: Frank Turner shares new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh next month, folk/rock troubadour Frank Turner has shared the first single from his soon-to-be-released new album, Be More Kind. You can listen to Blackout below. Blackout is available through Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor Records and, says Turner, “is new territory for me, musically – a song you could even play in a club, it’s about how we might collectively respond to social dislocation and collapse…” The accompanying video was directed…

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Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner will return to Edinburgh later this year as part of his upcoming UK tour. The singer-songwriter will also play dates in Dublin, Belfast, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Liverpool, Southampton – and more. See full tour dates below. Turner is set to perform live at Liquid Room on Saturday, 21 April in support of his eighth studio album, Be More Kind. The album, which is due to be released in May, was inspired by the…

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Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls have announced a mammoth UK and Ireland tour for this winter, which will see them visit The Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday, 3 December. Former Million Dead frontman Turner announced the tour live on stage at Reading Festival last weekend, with the full details now confirmed. Folk-punk singer-songwriter Turner and his band kick off the tour on November 16 in Dublin and wrap things up in Portsmouth on December 14. The support acts…

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T in the Park line-up announced

T in the Park line-up announced

It has been announced that Calvin Harris and Red Hot Chili Peppers will be joining The Stone Roses as headliners for T in the Park 2016. Set to take place at Strathallan Castle from 8 – 10 July 2016, the festival will also feature performances from Disclosure, The 1975, Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Courteeners, Jess Glynne, James Bay and Jake Bugg. The Stone Roses will headline the Main Stage on the Friday night, with Calvin…

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