The band are to play a matinee in Glasgow...

Franz Ferdinand have announced a one off matinee show for their younger fans.

The Glasgow post-punk heroes, who have just completed a triumphant show at Benicassim, have decided to perform a late afternoon gig for their under 18 audience at the Glasgow Barrowland on October 16.

The band have already sold out two late evening shows at the venue on October 15-16.

Tickets for the gig, which are limited to a maximum of four people, went on sale at 9.30am this morning (August 9).

In addition, other shows have been added to the tour. A third London Brixton Academy date on October 30 is now confirmed, as is a second Manchester Apollo on Tuesday October 26.

For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The band’s next single ’Michael’ is released on August 16.