Broward's Best Concert of the Week: Gogol Bordello at Revolution Live

Gogol Bordello are brilliant, wild, and completely out-of-control maniacs. Thank goodness they party on the side of good.

This Friday, the New York-bred band of Gypsy-punks descend on Revolution Live like a swarm of fun-loving circus folk armed with accordions and violins instead of stale popcorn and bearded ladies. That’s not to say they won’t set Fort Lauderdale into a frenzy like a pack of caged animals.

As if that weren't enough, they’re bringing along a friend — the brilliant Frank Turner. A former hardcore punk himself, Turner is one of the brightest singer-songwriters out of England, the British Isles, or anywhere else, really. Like his tour mates, Turner puts on a hell of a concert, complete with loud sing-alongs and an electric current of energy firing from his acoustic guitar.

Turner is currently touring and promoting his latest record, 2015’s Positive Songs for Negative People, while Gogol Bordello are touring just for the fun of it. Although neither would fall exclusively under the “punk” label, Turner and Gogol Bordello are about as punk as any sweaty mosh pit — something we expect to see plenty of at Friday's show.

Catch all the frantic shenanigans of Gogol Bordello and Frank Turner at Revolution Live on Friday, June 10. For tickets and more information, visit or call 954-449-1025. 
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Angel Melendez is an unabashed geek and a massive music nerd who happens to write words (and occasionally take photos) for Miami New Times. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University and an accomplished failure at two other universities, Angel is a lush and an insufferable know-it-all, and has way better taste in music than you. His wealth of useless knowledge concerning bands, film, and Batman is matched only by his embarrassingly large collection of Hawaiian shirts and onesies.
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