The Kooks launch free barge gig tour

Slew of acts set far water-based shows in June

The KooksLuke Pritchard played an acoustic set on a barge between Victoria Park and Camden at the weekend (May 10) to launch the River Rat Pack Tour, which will see various bands perform barge gigs in June.

Jay Jay Pistolet, Mumford and Sons and SixNationState are among bands who are set to play free water-based gigs.

Nat Jenkins, Derek Meins, Josh Weller, Beans On Toast, The Golden Silvers and Naked And The Boys are also set to perform on the tour.

The bands will busk on the top of a barge as part of the tour as well as play gigs in a venue at each location they moor at. All the gigs will be free to attend.

The River Rat Pack Tour calls at:

London Camden Lock 17 (June 1)

Henley The Bull (4)

Reading The Oakford (5)

Goring riverside (6)

Abingdon The Unicorn Theatre (7)

Abingdon The Stocks (7)

Oxford The Cellar (8)