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Franck Carducci announces UK tour dates for March

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French prog rocker Franck Carducci has announced a run of live dates for the UK in March with his latest live outfit, The Fantastic Squad, in what will be his longest foray on these shores.

"After the ordeals of Covid and Brexit I thought it would take a long time for us to be able to come back to the UK," says Carducci. "But then in September we probably were the first French band to perform in the UK when we played London Shepherd's Bush Empire and Sheffield's O2 Academy! The response from the crowd to my new lineup "The Fantastic Squad" was so amazing that I decided to set up a new tour for March 2022. It will be our longest tour ever with 11 dates."

Franck Carducci and the Fantastic Squad will play:
Mar 2: Norwich Brickmakers
Mar 3: Southampton The 1865
Mar 4: Stourport Fusion Festival
Mar 6: Glasgow Ivory Blacks
Mar 7: Newcastle Trillians
Mar 8: Leicester The Musician
Mar 9: London The Bedford
Mar 10: Swindon The Victoria
Mar 11: Liverpool Jimmys
Mar 12: Porthcawl The General Picton
Mar 13: Bilston The Robin 2

Tickets available from venues.

Franck Carducci

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.