To celebrate a decade together as a band, The Kooks have announced their ‘Best Of’ UK Tour to take place in 2017. The run of seventeen headline shows will kick off on 21 April in Manchester, before visiting cities such as Newcastle, Leeds, Glasgow, Nottingham and Bristol, and will conclude with a huge show at London’s Alexandra Palace on 13 May.

Since they burst onto the scene in 2006 with their unstoppable debut Inside In/Inside Out, which went 5x platinum last month, the Brighton based four-piece have gone from strength to strength.

Now, with three more studio albums, a number of massive world tours, awards and critical acclaim under their belts, it was clear that the indie rockers’ ten-year anniversary is a significant occasion to celebrate their momentous career so far with a tour of all of their greatest hits. Fans will be given the chance to see performances of classic hits, B-Sides as well as brand new music that the band has been dedicating time to in the studio this year.

Additionally, The Kooks have been warming up on the live circuit recently by hitting the road to perform shows across Europe and South America amongst various other international summer festivals.

TOUR DATES
Fri 21 Apr 2017                  Manchester Academy
Sat 22 Apr 2017                 Birmingham O2 Academy*
Mon 24 Apr 2017              Scunthorpe Baths Hall
Tue 25 Apr 2017                Leeds O2 Academy*
Thu 27 Apr 2017                Newcastle O2 Academy*
Fri 28 April 2017                Glasgow O2 Academy*
Sat 29 Apr 2017                 Liverpool Olympia
Mon 01 May 2017            Nottingham Rock City
Tue 02 May 2017              Bristol Colston Hall
Thu 04 May 2017              Southampton O2 Guildhall
Fri 05 May 2017                Plymouth Pavilions
Sat 06 May 2017               Bournemouth O2 Academy*
Mon 08 May 2017            Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Tue 09 May 2017              Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thu 11 May 2017              Leicester De Montfort Hall
Fri 12 May 2017                 Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Sat 13 May 2017               London Alexandra Palace

Tickets go on general sale Friday 25 November at 09:00 via http://gigst.rs/TheKooks and www.ticketmaster.co.uk

The Kooks are Luke Pritchard (vocals & guitar), Hugh Harris (guitar), Pete Denton (bass) and Alexis Nunez (drummer).

www.thekooks.com

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