The Flaming Lips To Play 8 Shows In 24 Hours

So two days in a row we’ve got ourselves cool bands doing record breaking tours. The Flaming Lips today announced they’ve mapped out the itinerary of their attempt to break the Guinness World Record of  most concerts in one day, 8.

They kick things off down south,  in Memphis, Tennessee June 27th @ 7:30 ET and plan to end in New Orleans exactly 24 hours later. Between that they’ll hit 5 cities in Mississippi and one in  Baton Rouge.

The Flaming Lips are always supported by cool folks. No exceptions here: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Gary Clark JrNeon Indian and Grimes

Tickets are on sale  June 7th…  Reports are that all 24 hours will also be webcast live online as part of MTV’s O Music Awards. Seems odd, to webcast all 24 hours. That tape gonna be rolling on the tour bus? Man this band only get’s cooler. All the dates,Show set times  Venues and who’s opening where are down below:

06/27 – 4:30 P.M.: Memphis, TN – W.C. Handy Park (with New Fumes)
06/27 – 6:30 P.M.: Clarksdale, MS – Ground Zero Blues Club (with Hour of the Time Majesty 12)
06/27 – 9:30 P.M.: Oxford, MS – The Lyric Oxford (with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals)
06/28 – 1:00 A.M.: Jackson, MS – Duling Hall (with Neon Indian)
06/28 – 6:30 A.M.: Hattiesburg, MS – Benny’s Boom Boom Room (with Jackson Browne)
06/28 – 9:45 A.M.: Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Casino – Biloxi’s Wet Spot Pool (with Phantogram)
06/28 – 1:30 P.M.: Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre (with GIVERS opening, performing with Linear Downfall)
06/28 – 5:00 P.M.: New Orleans, LA – House of Blues (with Grimes, Roger Daltrey and ???)

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Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 10:12 pm.
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