The Kooks line up intimate Radio 1 gig

The band head to Liverpool for one-off show

The Kooks are to play a tiny gig in Liverpool, as part of the BBC’s Radio 1 Presents… series.

The gig is to be held at the Liverpool Barfly on March 6, and will see the band preview a number of tracks from their new album ‘Konk’, due out in April.

Highlights of the show, introduced by Zane Lowe, are also due to be broadcast on Lowe’s Radio 1 show that night.

Tickets for the gig go on sale at 10am on February 28.

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