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Franz Ferdinand: Tonight = Everywhere

on February 05, 2009, 9:05am

Regardless if you like Franz Ferdinand‘s latest studio album, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, you got to give the British outfit props for the title. It makes for some great headlines when it comes to their newly announced North American tour. You know, the type like, Franz Ferdinand will be performing in support of Tonight tonight, or Franz Ferdinand will tackle Tonight tonight.

Whether you share are humor or not, you will have plenty opportunities to take in the sounds of the band’s third full-length studio album in the coming months. Following an extensive trek across Europe, Alex Kapranos and Co. will embark on a 19-date U.S. affair, highlighted by a stop at this year’s Coachella Music Festival. After that, your opportunities for more live Franz Ferdinand will come from a slew of appearances on the European festival circuit, including Glastonbury and Pinkpop.

Tickets for select North American dates go on sale beginning today via Ticketmaster.com.

Franz Ferdidnad 2009 Tour Dates:
02/10 – Tokyo, JP @ Zepp
02/26 – London, UK @ O2 Arena
02/28 – Limerick, IE @ Dolans
03/01 – Dublin, IE @ Olympia
03/02 – Belfast, IE @ Mandela Hall
03/04 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands
03/05 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands
03/06 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
03/08 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy
03/09 – London, UK @ Hammersmith Apollo
03/10 – Southampton, UK @ Guildhall
03/12 – Brussels, BE @ AB Club
03/13 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
03/14 – Cologne, DE @ Palladium
03/16 – Lille, FR @ Aeronef
03/17 – Paris, FR @ Olympia
03/18 – Paris, FR @ Olympia
03/20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega
03/21 – Stockholm, SE @ Circus
03/22 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene
03/24 – Hamburg, DE @ Docks
03/25 – Berlin, DE @ Columbiahalle
03/26 – Munich, DE @ Tonhalle
03/28 – Zurich, DE @ Schiffbauhalle
03/29 – Bologna, IT @ Estragon
03/30 – Milan, IT @ Alcatraz
04/01 – Toulouse, FR @ Le Phare
04/02 – Bilboa, ES @ Pabellon de La Casilla
04/03 – Madrid, ES @ Palacio de Desportes
04/04 – Granada, ES @ Coliseo de Atarfe
04/13 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
04/15 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
04/17 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/18 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquis Theatre
04/19 – Tuscon, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
04/21 – Magnua, UT @ Saltair
04/22 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
04/24 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
04/25 – Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
04/27 – Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
04/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
04/29 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
04/30 – Chicago, IL @ Riveria Theatre
05/02 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
05/03 – Pontiac, MI @ Clutch Cargo’s
05/04 – Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
05/06 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
05/07 – New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
05/08 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s
05/30 – Jelling, DK @ Jelling Musikfestival
06/01 – Landgraaf, NL @ Pinkpop Festival
06/05 – Kraskow, P @ Blonia Park
06/19 – Scheesel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/20 – Neuhausen ob Eck, DE @ Southside Festival
06/24 – Zagreb, HR @ INmusic Festival
06/27 – Pilton, UK @ Glastonbury Music Festival
06/28 – Luxembourg @ Rock a Field Festival
07/03 – Bucharest, RO @ B’Estfest
07/18 – Benicàssim, ES @ Benicàssim Festival

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