I think Winnipeg had the best RSD celebrations in Canada yesterday and a lot of that had to do with an appearance from Frank Turner. He just happened to be here while opening for Joel Plaskett and he was awesome enough to come to the Folk Festival Music Store to play some songs with his acoustic guitar. I already thanked him, but I want to thank him again for being so awesome to Winnipeg. We appreciate it!
There's a tiny room behind the main store and it was pretty packed for his set. I'd say you could probably squeeze 20 more people in there if you tried, but if anymore than that showed up, some people would have to stand outside. You could even spot John K. Samson in the store, which I thought was pretty cool! As I said last October, he's got a big following here...[read more]