Franz for Frieze Festival

Franz Ferdinand have been lined up to take part in the first ever Frieze magazine Music 2004 festival, which takes place in London in October.

[r-zone1]The three-day event has been organised by Dan Fox, associate editor of Frieze magazine, and musician and former Pulp bassist Steve Mackey. The festival aims to bring together an eclectic range of musicians and artists at the edges of pop music culture.

Frieze Music 2004 will be taking place at three venues across London on consecutive nights between 16th and 18th October, culminating with the ‘Franz Ferdinand present The Chateau’ evening at the Scala in Kings Cross, where the band will curate an evening of music of their choice in tribute to The Chateau venue where they played their first gigs.

Frieze Music 2004 will be running alongside the Frieze Art Fair, an event displaying 1000 upcoming artists in 150 contemporary art galleries around the capital. The line-up is as follows:

Saturday, 16th October
The Electrowerkz (7 Torrens Street EC1)
– Whitey (live)
– Jack To Jack (live)
– Shit & Shine (live)
– Riot Season DJs
– 1234 Records DJs
– Domino Records DJs
– Eat Your Own ears DJs
(Tickets £8.50. Doors 9pm)

Sunday October 17
The End (16a West Central Street WC1)
– Bobby Conn (live)
– I Monster (live)
– Les Georges Leningrad (live)
– Richard X presents Black Melody
– Cornershop DJs
– Horseglue showcase featuring Beastellbeast
– Rough Trade Counter Culture DJs
– Trunk Records DJs
(Tickets £10. Doors 9pm)

Monday October 18
The Scala (275 Pentonville Road N1)
– Franz Ferdinand
– Rest of line-up TBC