The Kooks announce 2024 Australian tour

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The Kooks announce 2024 Australian tour

Words by Staff Writer

Indie darlings The Kooks make triumphant return down under with 2024 Australian tour.

Beloved Brighton-based indie band The Kooks are set to grace Australian shores once again, delighting fans with a series of performances across the country this Autumn. Presented by XIII Touring and Untitled Group, the band will treat audiences in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, and Perth to a showcase of their extensive repertoire of anthemic hits, alongside their appearance at the Groovin the Moo festival.

Following their sold-out 2022 tour celebrating the 15th anniversary of their debut album “Inside In/Inside Out,” The Kooks are back by popular demand, ready to ignite stages with their infectious energy and timeless tunes.

The Kooks Australian Tour 2024 Dates:

  • Tuesday 30 April: Palais Theatre, Melbourne VIC
  • Friday 3 May: Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane QLD
  • Tuesday 7 May: Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW
  • Sunday 12 May: Metropolis Fremantle, Perth WA

Also appearing at Groovin the Moo

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One of the stalwarts of mid-noughties indie rock, The Kooks have earned global acclaim for their distinctive sound. From breakthrough hits like “Naive,” “Seaside,” and “She Moves in Her Own Way” to later successes such as “Bad Habit” and “Sweet Emotion,” the band has consistently delivered chart-toppers while maintaining a relentless touring schedule.

Since their inception in 2005, The Kooks have traversed various musical styles, from futuristic synth-pop to stripped-back prog rock. With six studio albums under their belt, including the critically acclaimed “10 Tracks to Echo in the Dark” released in 2022, the band has cemented their status as indie royalty. Their latest album, marked by optimism and a newfound confidence, resonated deeply with fans, attracting over 7.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone.

No strangers to the festival circuit, The Kooks have graced stages at prestigious events like Coachella, Sziget, and Lollapalooza, solidifying their reputation as a must-see live act. Alongside their headline metro shows, the band will return to the Groovin the Moo stages, promising electrifying performances across six locations nationwide.

For indie aficionados and music lovers alike, The Kooks’ Australian tour offers a chance to experience the magic of one of Britain’s most cherished bands, right on their doorstep.

Tickets for the Early Bird Pre Sale go live on Wednesday 14 February 2024 at 12:00 PM AEDT, followed by general sale on Thursday 15 February 2024 at 12:00 PM AEDT. Grab yours here.