Franz Ferdinand have announced US fall tour dates:
Tuesday 20th September - Chicago - Aragon Ballroom
Wednesda 21st September - Minneapolis - Target Centre, Arena
Thursday 22nd - Kansas City - Uptown Theatre
Sunday 25th - Austin - ACL Festival, Zilker Park
Tuesday 27th - Denver - Fillmore Auditorium
Wednesday 28th - Magna - Saltair Pavilion
Saturday 1st - Seattle - Paramount Theatre
Sunday 2nd - Seattle - Paramount Theatre
Monday 3rd - Portland - Rose Garden Arena
Tuesday 4th - Vancouver Canada - Orpheum Theatre
Thursday 6th - San Francisco - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Friday 7th - Los Angeles - Greek Theatre
Saturday 8th - Los Angeles - Greek Theatre
Sunday 9th - San Diego - SDSU Open Air Theatre
Tuesday 11th - Las Vegas - The Joint
Sunday 16th - New York - Theater At Madison Sq Garden
Monday 17th - New York - Theater At Madison Sq Garden
Tuesday 18th Toronto Canada - Ricoh Centre
Probably more information to come.
And in closely related news, Sandra Day O'Connor has decided she didn't like Jon Stewart's naked photo of her so she's resigning.
Also, Kill Rock Stars is forming a benefit show for Beth Ditto, lead singer of the Gossip.
Tickets go on sale TODAY, Friday July 1st.
"Beth has made a smooth recovery from her recent emergency gall bladder surgery, but because she didn't have insurance, she owes a billion dollars."
August 15, 2005 @ Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR )
Decemberists, Sarah Dougher, Die Monitr Batss
DJ Night School & DJ Stan (Nathan & Hannah from The Gossip)
Dance Party after the show!
Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm
Tickets are $20 in advance, or $20 sliding scale Day of Show
You can get your tickets online:
http://www.ticketswest.com (search Beth Ditto)
Or visit Jackpot Records in Portland!
Tickets are limited!
For all you Decemberists fans: this is a small venue and a great chance to see your favorite band in an intimate setting!!