Frank Turner performs show 2,141 for the PledgeHouse crowd during SXSW

Frank Turner PledgeHouse SXSW
Frank Turner plays new music in front of a crowd at our PledgeHouse day stage at SXSW (Nate Ryan | MPR)

Be More Kind is the eighth solo LP from Frank Turner, the British singer-songwriter who delivers melodic folk-rock with a bracing crunch that betrays his origins in the post-hardcore scene.

Songs performed


Be More Kind
The Way I Tend to Be
Blackout
Recovery
I Still Believe

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  • Frank Turner PledgeHouse SXSW
    Frank Turner plays new music in front of a crowd at our PledgeHouse day stage at SXSW (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Frank Turner PledgeHouse SXSW
    Frank Turner plays new music in front of a crowd at our PledgeHouse day stage at SXSW (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Frank Turner PledgeHouse SXSW
    Frank Turner plays new music in front of a crowd at our PledgeHouse day stage at SXSW (Nate Ryan | MPR)