Currently on a UK tour in support of their debut album, Frankie & The Heartstrings have announced a special one-off show in their hometown of Sunderland at local venue The Independent on April 22. Meanwhile, the band will also be headlining a 5-date Topman CTRL tour in March, which is free but only open to students. To apply for tickets click here Tour Dates: February 18 – York, Fibbers 19 – Liverpool, Academy 2 21 – London, Heaven (NME Awards Show / album launch show) 22 – Oxford, The Cellar 24 – Kingston Upon Thames 25 – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach (postponed / being rescheduled for April) 26 – Birmingham, Academy 2 (postponed / being rescheduled for April) 27 – Bristol, Fleece Click here to buy tickets March 01 – Belfast, Black Box (Topman CTRL tour) 02 – Glasgow, ABC2 (Topman CTRL tour) 03 – Sheffield, Plug (Topman CTRL tour) 07 – Bristol, The Fleece (Topman CTRL tour) 08 – Birmingham, Custard Factory (Topman CTRL tour) April 22 – Sunderland, The Independent Frankie & The Heartstrings eagerly awaited debut album Hunger is out next Monday, 21st February via PopSex Ltd / Wichita Recordings.