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The Kooks announce Next Round Of Touring

Demand for The Kooks is at its highest point ever, and the band is just finishing up their UK ” Best Of ” tour, which sold out in just a matter of days. They will be heading to Europe for further shows and a show with Arcade Fire in June in Belfast, but today they have announced a UK arena tour for November, including a date at London’s SSE Arena, Wembley.

The announcement follows the release of their new single ‘Be Who You Are,’ one of two brand new tracks on their forthcoming ‘Best Of… So Far’ album, released May 19 on Virgin EMI Records. Pre-sale for the arena tour starts at 9am on May 10, with tickets on general sale from 9am on May 12 via this link: ( Still no dates for us here in the US )

Here is a listing of the UK dates:

May 11 Leicester, De Montfort Hall

May 12 Southend Cliffs Pavilion

May 13 London, Alexandra Palace

May 28 Liverpool Sound City

June 13 Belfast, Ormeau Park (w/ Arcade Fire)

June 19 Isle of Wight Festival

July 08 TRNSMT Festival

November 23 Leeds, First Direct Arena

November 24 Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena

November 25 Brighton Centre

November 26 Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena

November 30 Blackpool, Empress Ballroom

December 02 London, The SSE Arena, Wembley

Of the band’s journey so far, lead singer Luke says:

“It’s been the greatest pleasure to work, travel, fight, hate and love the best and most talented people I’ve met in my life. It’s the greatest job in the world and we don’t intend to stop any time soon.”

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You can usually find me traveling, queuing, or at barricade for a band. I am most likely doing all three things in a day. If I'm not at a concert you can also find me digging through crates for that coveted black disc, I'm an avid vinyl lover and I have the receipts to prove it.