Experimental rap group clipping. are touring this year, including a run opening for The Flaming Lips. They'll be on both of the Lips' NYC-area shows -- March 9 at Terminal 5 (tickets) and March 11 at The Space at Westbury (tickets) -- and they'll also play a headlining NYC show right in between them. That happens on March 10 at Rough Trade. Tickets go on sale Friday (2/3) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (2/1) at noon. Updated dates are listed below.

As you may know, clipping.'s Daveed Diggs is now more famous for his role in Hamilton. In related news, Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones -- who originated the roles of Eliza, Angelica, and Peggy Schuyler in Hamilton -- will come together to perform "America the Beautiful" during the Super Bowl pregame show. Lady Gaga is playing the Halftime Show, and Luke Bryan will sing the National Anthem. Gaga is also starring in a Tiffany & Co. commercial airing during the Super Bowl. If you'd like to see that now, you can:

clipping. -- 2017 Tour Dates
FRI, Feb 17 The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA (w/ Baseck)
SAT, Feb 18 The Broad, Los Angeles, CA (w/ Baseck)
MON, Feb 20 Holocene, Portland, OR (w/ Baseck)
TUE, Feb 21 Crocodile, The, Seattle, WA (w Baseck)
WED, Feb 22 Biltmore Cabaret (BC), Vancouver, Canada (w/ Baseck)
FRI, Feb 24 Starline Social Club, Oakland, CA (Noise Pop! w/ Baseck)
SAT, Feb 25 Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (w/ Baseck)
FRI, Mar 3 House of Blues (Boston), Boston, MA (w/The Flaming Lips )
SAT, Mar 4 Fillmore Philadephia, Philadelphia , PA (w/The Flaming Lips)
SUN, Mar 5 930 Club, Washington, DC (w/The Flaming Lips)
MON, Mar 6 930 Club, Washington, DC (w/The Flaming Lips)
THU, Mar 9 Terminal 5, New York City, NY (w/The Flaming Lips)
WED, Mar 10 Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY
SAT, Mar 11 The Space at Westbury, Westbury , NY (w/Flaming Lips)
MON, Mar 13 Rebel (ON), Toronto , Canada (w/Flaming Lips)
TUE, Mar 14 Royal Oak Theater (MI), Royal Oak, MI
THU, Mar 16 Subterranean, Chicago, IL
WED, Mar 29 War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, TN (w/Flaming Lips)
THU, Mar 30 Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC (w/Flaming Lips)
FRI, Mar 31 Ritz (NC) , Raleigh, NC (w/Flaming Lips)
SUN, Apr 2 Tabernacle (GA), Atlanta, GA (w/Flaming Lips)
MON, Apr 3 The Social, Orlando, FL
TUE, Apr 4 Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, FL (w/Flaming Lips)