Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Tour NYC with The Kooks

(courtesy of Tom Sheehan and Bao Nguyen/baonguyenphoto.com)

Want to romp around the Big Apple with The Kooks? The Brighton boys, with the help of Astralwerks, 101.9 WRXP, VisitBritain, and Time Out New York, will treat fans to spend the day with them in New York City on Sept. 9. One grand prize winner to two round trip flights to NYC, hotel accommodation for three nights, two seats on the double-decker tour bus with tour guide Matt Pinfield (101.9 WRXP morning show DJ), two spots at the in-store performance at the Apple Store in Soho, and two tickets to see The Kooks live at Central Park Summerstage on Sept. 10.

To enter the contest, hit up the band's site, TheKooks.com, and click here for contest rules. You only have until Aug. 27 to enter; so get on it now!

Aside from the NYC shows, The Kooks will be coming to a city near you...
Sept. 4 - The Annex at Hamilton College - Clinton, NY*
Sept. 5 - Club Soda - Montreal*
Sept. 6 - Virgin Festival - Toronto
Sept. 8 - 9.30 Club - Washington, D.C.*
Sept. 9 - Apple Store, Soho - NYC
Sept. 10 - Rumsey Playfield Central Park - NYC*+
Sept. 12 - Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ***
Sept. 13 - WFNX Disorientation - Boston
Sept. 14 - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel - Providence, R.I.*
Sept. 15 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia*
Sept. 27 - KEDJ-FM Edgefest - Phoenix
Sept. 29 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta**
Sept. 30 - Varsity Theatre - Baton Rouge**
Oct. 2 - House of Blues - Dallas**
Oct. 3 - Meridian - Houston**
Oct. 4 - Antone's - Austin, TX **
Oct. 5 - Cains Ballroom - Tulsa**
Oct. 7 - The Pageant - St Louis, MO**
Oct. 8 - People's Court - Des Moines**
Oct. 9 - Barrymore Theatre - Madison, WI**
Oct. 11 - Riviera Theatre - Chicago**
Oct. 12 - Bogarts - Cincinatti**
Oct. 14 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH**
Oct. 21 - Showbox SoDo - Seattle**
Oct. 22 - Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR**
Oct. 24 - Empire - Sacramento
Oct. 25 - Warfield Theatre - San Francisco**
Oct. 27 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA**
Oct. 28 - Hollywood Palladium - Hollywood**
Oct. 31 - Pipeline Café - Honolulu

Openers for each show are indicated by the asterisks...
*with Illinois
+ with stellastarr*
**with The Whigs
***with The Wombats

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