Simsbury, CT cancels the Flaming Lips (who play Prospect Park at 6PM Friday) ++++ Fallon tonight, NJ Thursday
Flaming Lips in Toronto (more by David Andrako)
The Flaming Lips were planning on landing in Simsbury, CT on July 15th, but Simsbury, CT has decided Wayne Coyne and crew will need to make other plans:
The town has decided against having The Flaming Lips play at the performing arts center at Simsbury Meadows this summer.
First Selectwoman Mary Glassman said the concert was conditionally approved pending a permit but that after conversations with Police Chief Peter Ingvertsen officials decided against the concert.
Glassman said the issue came down to staffing, and that it would have been difficult to get the necessary police officers in place for the concert, especially since the previously approved Emmylou Harris concert is planned for the following night. [Hartford Courant]
Major bummer Simsbury.
Meanwhile, the Flaming Lips have arrived in the NYC-area for a three-night run that looks like this:
Flaming Lips are here:
May 15 - The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon
May 16 - Montclair, NJ The Wellmont Theater
May 17 - Prospect Park Brooklyn, NY - GoogaMooga
Tune into Fallon tonight, get your tickets for the NJ show, and make sure to get to Prospect Park on Friday by 6:15!! The Darkness, Flaming Lips and Yeah Yeah Yeahs all on one bill has the makings of an epic show. It's just too bad that the Lips go on so early, and it's even sadder that the Darkness play at 4:45!
All tour dates and the band's newest (and very) NSFW video below...
Flaming Lips - You Lust
The Flaming Lips -- 2013 Tour Dates
May 15 The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon NYC
May 16 Montclair, NJ, USA The Wellmont Theatr
May 17 Prospect Park Brooklyn, NY - The Great Googa MoogaFfest
May 20 London, UK Roundhouse
May 21 London, UK Roundhouse
May 22 Brighton, UK Dome Concert Hall, Brighton Festival
May 24 Paris, France Villette Sonique Festival
May 25 Düdingen, Switzerland Bad Bonn Kilbi
June 14 Hultsfred, Sweden Hultsfred Festival
June 15 Aarhus, Denmark Northside Festival
July 11 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Pavilion w/ The Black Keys
July 12 Simpsonville, SC Charter Amphit/Heritage Park w/ The Black Keys
July 13 Louisville, KY Forecastle Festival
July 31 Costa Mesa, CA Pacific Amphitheatre
Aug 1 Bud Light 50/50 "Music First" Las Vegas, NV
Sep 6 Isle Of Wight, UK Bestival