Demand forces the Scots popsters to add a third night in the UK capital - and they've been forced to upgrade many other venues...
Franz Ferdinand are to play a third date in LONDON on their forthcoming UK tour, to cope with the huge demand for tickets.
The Scottish four-piece will now play the Coronet on May 7, having sold out two nights at the Astoria on May 5 and 6 almost immediately.
The band have also been forced to upgrade many of the shows on the tour to bigger venues, and have added a second night at the QMU in their native Glasgow on April 13. The extra date has already sold out.
The dates for Franz Ferdinand‘s own tour are:
Glasgow QMU (April 12/13)
Liverpool Carling Academy (15)
Dublin Ambassador Theatre (16)
Sheffield Leadmill (17)
Nottingham Rock City (18)
Leeds Blank Canvas (20)
Birmingham Carling Academy (21)
Brighton Concorde 2 (26)
Norwich Waterfront (27)
Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (29)
Manchester University (30)
Oxford Brookes University (May 1)
Bristol Anson Rooms (2)
Portsmouth Pyramid Centre (4)
London Astoria (5/6)
London Coronet (May 7)
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