Frank Turner Brings ‘Positive Songs for Negative People’ to Philly

Pop-Break Live: Frank Turner with Murder by Death, The Arkells and Will Varley at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA

Punk rock troubadour Frank Turner and his band The Sleeping Souls brought their US/Mexico Tour to The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA on Friday February 20.

The artist known for his whiskey soaked anthems, and introspective lyrics tore the house down by playings cuts off his recent album Positive Songs for Negative People and his near 10 year old record Sleep is for the Weak (amongst others).

Will Varley, The Arkells, and Murder by Death opened things up for Turner.

The Pop Break’s Staci Altomari caught all four artists in action.

Will Varley

The Arkells

Murder by Death

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Setlist:

The Sand in the Gears
The Next Storm
I Still Believe
Recovery
Losing Days
Try This at Home
Long Live the Queen
Glorious You
Polaroid Picture
Plain Sailing Weather
The Way I Tend to Be

Frank solo
Vital Signs
Broken Piano
The Ballad of Me and My Friends

Full band
The Opening Act of Spring
The Road
If Ever I Stray
Out of Breath
Photosynthesis

Encore:
Love Ire & Song
Get Better
Four Simple Words

 

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