gettin' kind of kooky
    • MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2008

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    If ever you've hatched the idea that a lot of contemporary English acts come utterly obsessed with their country’s rock and roll lineage, Brighton’s The Kooks certainly won't offer any kind of evidence to dissuade such a line of thinking. The Beatles, Kinks, and Stones – The Kooks have turned plenty on with their time honored influences. Of course, these boys also bring an irresistible knack for dressing such iconic bits of 60's rock in more modern threads...something that gained them plenty of notoriety when they released Inside In/Inside Out back in '06.

    This Spring The Kooks will attempt to do much of the same, gearing up to coincide a North American tour with the release of their sophomore effort, Konk (Astralwerks). Presale for all dates listed below will begin on February 29th. Konk will be released April 15th. - David Pitz

    Spring 2008 US Tour Dates
    May 18th San Diego, CA House of Blues
    May 19th Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
    May 22nd San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
    May 24th Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
    May 26th Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
    May 28th Salt Lake City, UT Avalon Theatre
    May 29th Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
    May 31st Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café
    June 1st Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom
    June 2nd Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
    June 4th Toronto, ON Kool Haus
    June 5th Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore @ TLA
    June 6th Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
    June 7th Washington, DC 9.30 Club

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