Franz Ferdinand Announce 2009 North American Tour Dates :: w/ Austin Date

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After a three year long hiatus, Franz Ferdinand just released their third album, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, last week.   The album debuted at the #9 spot on Billboard's top selling albums. The standout tracks (for me, at least) are "Ulysses", "No You Girls", and "Lucid Dreams".


The Scots are currently on tour in Japan and Europe over the next few months and then will find themselves on a North American tour starting in Seattle, WA at the Paramount Theatre on April 13th.  Coachella will follow shortly after and then a stop here in Austin to play La Zona Rosa on April 25th.  Tickets are $30 and go on sale Friday, February 13th at 10 am.

Update:  The Austin show has a pre-sale.  Go here and enter Michael for the password so you can purchase your tickets right this very second because it will sellout

Thanks to our friend Maggie for the tip.  Her blog also features reviews of the many restaurants to try out in Austin.

(Re) Update: The Austin show is now SOLD OUT!!


Franz Ferdinand 2009 North American Tour Dates:
04/13 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
04/15 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
04/17 - Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Marquis Theatre
04/19 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
04/21 - Magna, UT @ Saltair
04/22 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
04/24 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
04/25 - Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa [SOLD OUT]
04/27 - Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
04/28 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
04/29 - Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
04/30 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
05/02 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
05/03 - Pontiac, MI @ Clutch Cargo's
05/04 - Toronto, Ontario @ Kool Haus
05/06 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
05/07 - New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
05/08 - Providence, RI @ Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel