Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
with Special Guests : Murder By Death
Saturday, May 11 2019
SHOW AT 7:30PM | DOORS AT 6PM
Alt. Rock | Folk | Punk Rock
In 2016, Frank Turner was reading a collection of poetry by Clive James when one line stopped him in his tracks. It was from a poem titled Leçons Des Ténèbres: “I should have been more kind. It is my fate. To find this out, but find it out too late.” Turner was in the middle of writing an esoteric concept record about women from the historical record who had been ignored, but this single line mapped out a new direction in his mind. “It devastated me the first time I read it,” says Turner. “A lot of older, wiser people tend to say things like that, that the things that come out in the wash at the end of a human life are the way you treated people around you, your kindness and consideration.” At the time, Turner was on tour with his band The Sleeping Souls in the US just as the election was....
with Special Guests :
Murder By Death
On the surface, Murder By Death is a Bloomington, IN quintet with a wry, ominous name. But behind the geography and moniker is a band of meticulous and literary songwriters matched by a specific brand of brooding, anthem-riding balladry and orchestral indie rock.
Murder By Death’s path began in the early 2000s as most Midwestern college-town groups do, by playing to small crowds at ratty venues and frenzied house parties. While many of their formative-year scene-mates failed to make it much further than campustown’s borders, Murder By Death translated their anonymous beginnings into a 10+ year career founded on a bedrock of five full-length albums, tireless D.I.Y. touring and performing ethics, and, most importantly, a dedicated, cult-like fanbase.
Since the band began in 2001, their audience has blossomed due in part to extended tours alongside similarly hardworking musical kin such as Against Me!, Gaslight Anthem, Lucero, William El