Frank’s extraordinary year lands him in Belfast

SINGER-SONGWRITER Frank Turner has had an extraordinary two-years in his native England.

Heralded as “The people’s prince of punk poetry” by the NME, he has amassed a huge and adoring fan base, breakthrough radio hits and a sold out headlining show at Wembley Arena, documented in a thrilling new DVD.

It all reached a crescendo with a historic performance at the biggest show on earth, the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.

Frank will play The Limelight on Saturday, December 8. Tickets are on sale this Friday from all usual outlets.

In the states Turner remains, for the time being, an emerging star on the verge of a breakthrough similar to those experienced by like artists The Gaslight Anthem and Dropkick Murphys.

After opening for Social Distortion, The Offspring along with the before mentioned Dropkicks and Gaslight Anthem as well as completing a triumphant 2012 headline tour, word of Turner is spreading across the US.

Tickets are priced £16 (excluding booking fee) from Katy Dalys Bar & Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. Northern Ireland customers 0844 277 44 55.