Frank Turner announces an end of year tour

tickets will go on sale on Friday

news: Monday 16th April 2012

Following his largest ever indoor show, his sold out appearance last Friday at London Wembley Arena; Frank Turner will embark on a full 18 date UK tour in November and December.

Frank Turner has had an exceptional couple of years; a huge sold out 2011 UK tour culminating at Hammersmith Apollo, Main Stage sets at Reading and Leeds, winning two AIM Awards for Best Live Act and Hardest Working Act, a top 12 album 'England Keep My Bones' and his biggest headline show at Wembley Arena.

This year also saw general release of Frank's 'Second Three Years' - a collection of live tracks, sessions, cover versions, b-sides and lost songs from the past three years. The collection features live recordings of the traditional folk song 'Barbara Allen' from Shepherd's Bush and 'Father's Day' from Union Chapel both in 2009; and cover versions of Springsteen, Nirvana, NOFX and Flanders & Swann to name a few as well as session tracks from Radio 1 and the bonus tracks featured on the limited deluxe edition of 'England Keep My Bones'.

Frank has also been confirmed for festival appearances this summer including T in the Park, Eden Sessions, V Festival and a headline at .

Sun 11 November Rock City, Nottingham
Mon 12 November O2 Academy, Leeds
Tue 13 November O2 Academy, Liverpool
Wed 14 November Guildhall and Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Thu 15 November Hexagon Theatre, Reading
Sat 17 November O2 Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 18 November HMV Picture House, Edinburgh
Mon 19 November O2 Academy, Sheffield
Tue 20 November UEA, Norwich
Thu 22 November Winter Gardens, Margate
Fri 23 November Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
Sat 24 November The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sun 25 November The Engine Shed, Lincoln
Mon 26 November O2 Academy, Oxford
Wed 28 November Brighton Dome, Brighton
Thu 29 November Guildhall, Southampton
Fri 30 November Hall For Cornwall, Truro
Sat 01 December The Pavilion, Bath

Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday 20th April, and eGigs will have links to buy them then.

To coincide with Record Store Day on 21st April Frank has also released a specially limited edition 7' vinyl of his new double A side single 'I Still Believe' and 'Somebody To Love'.

article by: Scott Williams

published: 16/04/2012 15:44

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