The band head out on more dates as sales of their debut LP continue to grow...

Franz Ferdinand are heading off on their third North American tour of the year.

Fresh from taking Australia and Japan this month, the band are hoping to build on their US success, with another trek. Their album is currently number 39 in the Billboard 200 album chart, having sold over 349,000 copies, according to MTV.

The dates are:

New York Roseland Ballroom (September 9)

Philadelphia Electric Factory (10)

Carrboro Cat’s Cradle (11)

Atlanta Masquerade Music Park (12)

Dallas Gypsy Tea Room (14)

Houston Verizon Wireless Theatre (15)

Austin Zilker Park (17)

San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Centre (22)

Portland Crystal Ballroom (24)

Auburn White River Amphitheatre (25)

Vancouver Commodore Ballroom (26)

Minneapolis Quest (29)

Chicago Riviera Theatre (30)

Toronto The Docks (October 1)

Montreal Metropolis (2)