In anticipation of their upcoming album release later this year, Franz Ferdinand return to the world famous Commodore Ballroom on August 8th. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, June 1st at 10am.
Formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002, Franz Ferdinand are Alex Kapranos, Robert Hardy, Nick McCarthy and Paul Thomson. The band first experienced chart success when their second single, “Take Me Out”, reached #3 in the UK Charts, followed by their debut album, Franz Ferdinand, which debuted on the UK album chart at #3. The band went on to win the 2004 Mercury Music Prize, and two BRIT Awards in 2005 for Best British Group and Best British Rock Act. NME named Franz Ferdinand as their Album of the Year. From the album, three top-ten singles were released: “Take Me Out”, “The Dark of the Matinée”, and “This Fire”.
FRANZ FERDINAND WITH GUESTS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2012
COMMODORE BALLROOM – VANCOUVER, BC
Doors: 8:00PM Show: 9:30PM
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST @ 10AM at www.livenation.com