The Kooks announce UK tour dates

Band will preview new album at four shows in May

The Kooks have announced details of a UK tour to take place later this year.

The band, who recently unveiled a new direction with their new single ‘Down’, will play four shows in May, making appearances in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.

Starting at Glasgow’s ABC on May 6, the band will then play shows at Manchester Ritz and London’s Electric Ballroom on May 8 and 9 before ending the short jaunt on May 9 at Birmingham Institute. Tickets are available from Thursday (March 20). See below for further details.


The band have worked with hip-hop producer and performer Inflo on their new album, which was co-produced by singer Luke Pritchard. The band released their third album ‘Junk Of The Heart’ in 2011. It was the follow up to 2008’s ‘Konk’ and their 2006 debut ‘Inside In/Inside Out’.

The Kooks will play:

Glasgow, ABC (May 6)
Manchester, Ritz (7)
London, Electric Ballroom (8)
Birmingham, Institute (9)

To check the availability of The Kooks tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.


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