FRANZ FERDINAND: LATE NIGHT BRIXTON SHOW AND SUPPORT ACT ANNOUNCED

Franz Ferdinand | 30/09/09

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Franz Ferdinand are set to begin their UK tour in early October and have confirmed the full line-up for their additional Brixton show and announced LA’s Music Go Music as support on the tour.

The 2nd Brixton date will be a late show, 9pm-3am, featuring DJ sets from Rob Da Bank, Hot Chip, Noze, The Glimmers & Moscow.

Live support acts for the show TBC.

The full list of dates are as follows:

OCTOBER

11th                Aberdeen                              Music Hall – SOLD OUT

12th                Dundee                                 Caird Hall

13th                Inverness                             Ironworks – SOLD OUT

15th                Newcastle                            Academy – SOLD OUT

16th                Sheffield                               Academy – SOLD OUT

17th                Manchester                          Apollo – SOLD OUT

19th                Wolverhampton                  Civic Hall

20th                Leeds                                     Academy – SOLD OUT

21st                Bournemouth                      Academy

23rd                London                                 Brixton Academy – SOLD OUT

24th                London                                 Brixton Academy

Tickets for the shows will be priced at £20 (except London where the 2nd show will be £23.50) and are available for general sale via www.gigsandtours.com (for the English dates) & www.seetickets.com (for the Scottish dates).

Franz Ferdinand released their third album, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, through Domino Records in January 2009. The album reached number 2 in the U.K. charts and charted in the top 10 in 20 other countries worldwide, including the U.S and was number 1 in the international chart in Japan.

The band completed a short sold-out UK tour in the spring which culminated in a triumphant sold out show at the Hammersmith Apollo. This was followed by a U.S. tour in April, which included a slot at the Coachella festival. This summer has seen the band headline the Other Stage at Glastonbury, the Fuji Festival in Japan, Benicassim in Spain and The Falls Festival in Australia.

Currently on an arena tour of the U.S. with Green Day the band have recently made some high profile TV appearances over there including slots on Letterman, Last Call with Carston Daly, Tonight with Conan O’Brien, The Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Jimmy Killen Show.

They are set to head to Brazil later this month where they will be appearing at the South American MTV Awards where they are nominated for best international band.

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