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Frank Turner

Home What's on

Frank Turner

Home What's on

Frank Turner

Aye Write

Book tickets

Ticket Price £25 (including a copy of the book), subsequent tickets can be purchased for £10 (no book).
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No transaction fee in person, £2 per transaction online and £2.50 per transaction by phone (of which, the festival, Aye Write!, receives back £1 for online transactions and £1.50 for phone transactions.)
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Dates and times

Monday 18 March 2019
6:30PM - 8:00PM

Songwriter Frank Turner discusses his new book Try this at Home.

In Try This at Home, folk-punk icon Frank Turner explores his song-writing process by taking apart 36 songs from his back catalogue. 

Find out the stories behind the songs forged in the hedonistic years of the mid-2000s, the ones perfected in Nashville studios, and everything in between. Some of these songs arrive fully-formed, as if they’ve always been there, some take graft and endless reworking. In exploring them all, Turner reflects with eloquence, insight and self-deprecating wit on exactly what it is to be a song-writer. 

Frank brings the book to life with a few songs on his guitar, and is in conversation with Ian Winwood, author of Smash!: Green Day, The Offspring, Bad Religion, NOFX, and the '90s Punk Explosion.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

Open today 9:00am - 8:00pm

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