The Kooks Bring A ‘Bad Habit’ To U.S.

Having filled up the first few months of 2015 with shows planned for Europe, South America and Mexico, Britain’s The Kooks finally brings North America into the plan with a run through the U.S.A. beginning in Houston in late April.

Photo: Victor Frankowski
Bestival, Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of Wight, UK

So far, the routing favors locales east of The Rockies. After The Kooks’ Texas opener, the band’s itinerary lists gigs in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Ohio, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

The U.S. shows will immediately follow The Kooks’ journey through South America that includes three Lollapaloozas (Chile, Argentina & Brazil), the Festival Estereo Picnic in Columbia and “Asuncionico” in Paraguay.  Along with shows in Mexico City and Guadalajara, the band will appear on “Pa’l Norte” in Monterrey, Mexico, April 24.

The Kooks recently released the “Parade Of Lights” remix of “Bad Habit,” produced by Inflo and the band’s Luke Pritchard.

Here are the U.S. dates:

April 26 – Houston, Texas, House Of Blues
April 28 – Austin, Texas, Emo’s
April 30 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant
May 2 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre
May 3 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
May 5 – Nashville, Tenn., Exit / In
May 7 – Wilmington, N.C., Ziggy’s By The Sea
May 10 – Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston

Expect more shows to be added for May and June.

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