In a society where times are uncertain and people seem divided and uneasy with one another, here comes lanky Englishman Frank Turner and his backing band The Sleeping Souls to make you forget about your personal issues for a couple of hours.  Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls brought their energetic set to a capacity crowd at The Paramount in Huntington on this Mother’s Day Weekend.

Frank Turner urged the capacity crowd to have fun and to not be an asshole, and the crowd certainly had a great time and there were no assholes to speak of in the capacity crowd, or so I noticed.  In “Make America Great Again”, Turner made his viewpoints of President Trump loud and clear as the crowd roared in approval.  Turner also gave an anti-racist public service announcement as well to let the crowd know that we are a loving and accepting community.  There was also a three song mini-set within the set list where it was just Frank Turner and an acoustic guitar.  This provided for a more intimate evening.

Based on the mix of Frank Turner classics and new cuts, this was surely a night to remember at The Paramount.  Frank does an outstanding job of getting his messages across while making his music danceable.

Setlist from the night on the “Be More Kind” tour:

  1.  Four Simple Words
  2.  Get Better
  3.  Plain Sailing Weather
  4.  The Next Storm
  5.  I Am Disappeared
  6.  Long Live The Queen
  7.  Make America Great Again
  8.  1933
  9.  Once We Were Anarchists
  10.  Polaroid Picture
  11.  Glorious You
  12.  Mittens
  13.  Don’t Worry
  14.  Dan’s Song (acoustic)
  15.  The Way I Tend To Be (acoustic)
  16.  Be More Kind (acoustic)
  17.  I Knew Prufrock Before He Got Famous
  18.  Photosynthesis
  19.  Recovery
  20.  I Still Believe
  21.  Eulogy
  22.  Bar Staff
  23.  Little Changes
  24.  If I Ever Stray
  25.  The Ballad of Me and My Friends

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Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls will be touring Europe this summer.  Check out the tour dates:

Wed. 6/5 Winter Palace of Sport in Sofia, Bulgaria (w/Dropkick Murphys)

Tue. 6/11- Fernan Gomez Centro Cultural de la Villa in Madrid, Spain

Thu. 6/13- Greenfield Festival in Interlaken, Switzerland

Sat. 6/15- Fete de la Musique in Dudelange, Luxembourg

Sun. 6/16- Traumzeit Festival in Du, Germany

Fri. 6/21- Hurricane Festival in Scheessell, Germany

Tue. 6/25- INmusic Festival in Zagreb, Croatia

Fri. 6/28- Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, United Kingdom

Thu. 7/4- Empire Coventry in Coventry, United Kingdom

Fri. 7/5- Ashton Hall in Lancaster, United Kingdom

Sat. 7/6- Electric Fields in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wed. 7/10- The Lexington in London, United Kingdom

Thu. 7/11- 2000 Trees Festival in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Sat. 7/13- Wasteland Festival in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Sun. 7/14- Folk By The Oak in Hatfield, United Kingdom

Sat. 7/20- Kulturzentrum Schlachthof Wiesbaden e.V. in Wi, Germany

Thu. 8/1- szeneopenair in Lustenau, Austria

Sat. 8/3- Wickham Festival in Wickham, United Kingdom

Sun. 8/4- Tunes in the Castle in Exeter, United Kingdom

Tue. 8/6- Punk Rock Holiday in Tolmin, Slovenia

Wed. 8/7- Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary

Thu. 8/8- Rocco del Schlacko Festivalgelande in Puttlingen, Germany

Fri. 8/9- Cropredy Festival in Cropredy, United Kingdom

Mon. 8/12- Bayfest in Rimini, Italy

Fri. 8/16- Lowlands Festival in Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

Sat. 8/17- Pukkelpop in Hasselt, Belgium

Sun. 8/18- Highfield Festival in Klein Leipzig, Germany

Tue. 8/20- Festa di Radio Onda d’Urto in Brescia, Italy

Thu. 8/22- Cottingham Folk Festival in Cottingham, United Kingdom

Sun. 8/25- Greenbelt Festival in Kettering, United Kingdom

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