Franz Ferdinand at Coachella 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Franz Ferdinand

As mentioned, Franz Ferdinand are finally releasing their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, on August 23 via Domino, and now they've announced a tour in support of that album too. The tour brings the band to NYC for a show on October 22 at Hammerstein Ballroom, their first headlining show here since 2009. Tickets for the Hammerstein show go on sale Friday (6/21) at 11 AM with Citi Cardmember and Live Nation presales starting Tuesday (6/18) at 10 AM.

All dates (including ACL) are listed, along with the trailer for the new album, a live in the studio video of "Bullet" and a video of Franz playing one of the new album's tracks at Primavera Sound 2012, below...


Franz Ferdinand - A Weekend In Glasgow

Franz Ferdinand - "Treason! Animals" at Primavera Sound 2012

Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Album Trailer

Franz Ferdinand -- 2013 Tour Dates
08/09 Krakow, PL Coke Live Festival
08/11 Budapest, HR Sziget Festival
08/15-17 Kiewit, BE Pukkelpop
08/15-17 St. Pölten, AT Frequency Festival
08/16-18 Biddinghuizen, NL Lowlands Festival
08/16-18 Hockenheim, DE Rock 'n' Heim
08/23 Saint-Cloud, FR Rock en Seine
08/24 Lausanne, FR For Noise Festival
08/30 Zurich, CH Zurich Open Air
09/01 Stradbally, IE Electric Picnic
09/05-08 Isle of Wight, UK Bestival
09/10 Magaluf de Mallorca Mallocra Rocks
09/11 Sant Antoni de Portmany de Ibiza Ibiza Rocks
09/14 Madrid, ES DCode Festival
10/04 Houston, TX House of Blues
10/05 Dallas, TX House of Blues
10/04-06 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
10/08 Lawrence, KS Granada
10/09 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater
10/10 Chicago, IL The Vic
10/11-13 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
10/15 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
10/16 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion
10/17 Bethesda, MD Music Center at Strathmore
10/19 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theatre
10/20 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
10/22 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
10/23 Montreal, QC Metropolis
10/24 Toronto, ON Kool Haus
11/19 Tokyo, JP Zepp Tokyo
11/20 Tokyo, JP Zepp Tokyo
11/22 Osaka, JP Zepp Osaka