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The Kinks’ Dave Davies Announces First Solo Show In 13 Years


The Kinks' Dave Davies is returning to the stage for the first time in 13 years -- and nearly 10 years after suffering a debilitating stroke.

Davies has booked a show for April 11 at the Barican Hall in London, which he's pegging as his personal celebration of the Kinks' 50th anniversary -- meaning fans can probably count on hearing classics such as "You Really Got Me" and "All Day and All of the Night."

Davies, who was back to making music within two years of his stroke, has released six solo albums, including last year's "I Will Be Me."

The Kinks, meanwhile, have been dormant since 1996 but have spoken about some sort of reunion this year but nothing has been announced yet.

The group's frontman Ray Davies recently told Britain's Uncut magazine that "I'm looking for that last great chord with the Kinks," which original drummer Mick Avory told the mag that Davies has sent he and Dave Davies emails about possible reunion projects.