The Scottish art-rockers will support Interpol then headline three shows...

Glaswegian art-pop quartet Franz Ferdinand have announced details of a string of new live shows.

After warming up for Interpol on their forthcoming UK and Irish dates, they appear at their own headline shows in Glasgow, London and Oxford.

The dates are as follows:

Belfast Limelight (August 25)

Dublin Village (26)

Manchester University (27)

Glasgow Optimo (September 7)

London Institute Of Contemporary Arts (10)

Oxford Zodiac (18)

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