This time for good...
Jason Gregory

12:04 30th January 2008

Max Rafferty, bass player in The Kooks, has parted company with the Brighton band.

In a statement, the band said that they would be continuing with their forthcoming tour plans.

“Dan Logan, bassist with local Brighton band Cat The Dog will be filling in for the short term,” they said.

Rafferty’s departure is not the first time he has left the group. A previous split from his band members was blamed on “illness”.

The Kooks have only just announced details of a UK tour which begins this April.

The tour will coincide with the release of their second album, ‘Konk’, on April 14th.

Tickets for the tour argo on sale on Friday (February 1st) at 10am and can be purchased through Gigwise by clicking the Buy Tickets link.

Alternatively, you can call our ticket hotline on 0841 230 1098.

The Kooks’ dates are:

Manchester, Apollo – April 22
Swindon, Oasis Centre – 23
Newport Centre – 24
Hull Arena – 25
Birmingham Academy – 27
Sheffield Academy – 28
Edinburgh, Corn Exchange – 29
London, Brixton Academy – May 1/2
Plymouth, Pavillion - 3

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