The Kinks’ Ray Davies announces extensive UK tour – ticket details

Singer-songwriter will play 14 shows on autumn trek

Ray Davies, former frontman with The Kinks, has announced an extensive UK tour for later this year.

The singer, who released his most recent studio album ‘See My Friends’ in November 2010, will play 14 shows on the run, including London’s Royal Albert Hall.

The gigs begin at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre on September 30 and run until October 18, when Davies, who will be joined by Ian Gibbons for the tour, headlines Bath Forum.

To coincide with the tour, a new collection of Kinks tracks is to be released. The compilation, which is titled ‘The Kinks At The BBC’, will come out on August 13. It is a CD and DVD package which has been designed in the style of a Radio Times.

You can watch a video interview with Davies discussing ‘See My Friends’ by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Ray Davies will play:

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre (September 30)
Manchester Bridgewater Hall (October 1)
Gateshead Sage Theatre (2)
London Royal Albert Hall (4)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (5)
Southampton Guildhall (6)
York Barbican (8)
Leicester de Montfort Hall (9)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (12)
Birmingham Symphony Hall (13)
Nottingham Royal Centre (14)
Brighton Dome (16)
Liverpool Philharmonic (17)
Bath Forum (18)

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