added: 18 May 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
The one and only Ray Davies brings his songbook of classic British hits ' from his days in The Kinks up through recent solo repertoire ' to the forefront of the national psyche with an appearance at Hop Farm June 29th and a UK tour with his band later this year.
Ray Davies and band play:
Sun 24th DERRY, Millennium Forum 028712 64455
Fri 29th KENT, Hop Farm www.hopfarmfestival.com
Sun 30th CANTERBURY, The Marlowe Theatre 01227 78787
Mon 1st MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall 0844 907 9000
Tue 2nd GATESHEAD, The Sage 0191 443 4661
Thu 4th LONDON, Royal Albert Hall 020 7589 8212
Fri 5th SOUTHEND, Cliffs Pavilion 01702 651 135
Sat 6th SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall 023 8063 2601
Mon 8th YORK, Barbican 0844 854 2757
Tue 9th LEICESTER, de Montfort Hall 0116 233 3111
Fri 12th GLASGOW, The Royal Concert Hall 0141 353 8000
Sat 13th BIRMINGHAM, Symphony Hall 0121 345 0602
Sun 14th NOTTINGHAM, Royal Centre 0115 989 5555
Tue 16th BRIGHTON, Dome 01273 709 709
Wed 17th LIVERPOOL, Philharmonic 0151 709 3789
Thu 18th BATH, Forum 01225 463 362
The Band are:
Ray Davies - Vocals /guitar
Bill Shanley - guitars
Dick Nolan - bass
Ian Gibbons - keyboards (ex member of The Kinks)
Damon Wilson ' drums
A treasure trove of Kinks' sessions, live recordings and unreleased material 'The Kinks At The BBC' is released August 13th on Universal.
This quintessentially English collection comes in a 5CD + DVD book package in the style of the Radio Times with liner notes by Peter Doggett and Doug Hinman and is the definitive guide to this landmark musical institution.
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