Franz Ferdinand Announce Rare North American Tour

Franz Ferdinand have revealed plans for a rare North American tour. The band will perform in several cities across the U.S including Nashville, Louisville, New York City, and Los Angeles. The run of dates will also include two stops in Canada, one in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall and a performance at Metropolis in Montreal. The Scottish band will also make festival appearances at Hangout Music Festival in May, and Governors Ball and Firefly Music Festival in June.

It’s been three years since the band last played in the US, when they played in support of their critically acclaimed fourth album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. All new tour dates are below.

North American Live Tour Dates
May 19 – 21st – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
May 22 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
May 23 – Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
May 25 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
May 26 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
May 27 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
May 28 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
May 30 – Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
May 31 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
June 2 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
June 3 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
June 4 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
June 7 – New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
June 8 – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street
June 11 – Oceanside, CA @ Oceanside Pier Amphitheater
June 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater
June 14 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!
June 15 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater
June 15-18 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival