The Flaming Lips

QRO's spotlights the masters of the indie spectacular, The Flaming Lips. ...

QRO’s spotlights the masters of the indie spectacular, The Flaming Lips.

Name: The Flaming Lips

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Members: Derek Brown, Mark Coyne (former), Wayne Coyne, Jonathan Donahue (former), Steven Drozd, Richard English (former), Michael Ivins, Ronald Jones (former), Nathan Roberts (former), Kliph Scurlock (former)

Associated act(s) Mercury Rev, Stardeath and White Dwarfs

Albums: Hear It Is (1986), Oh My Gawd!!!…The Flaming Lips (1987), Telepathic Surgery (1989), In a Priest Driven Ambulance (with Silver Sunshine Stares) (1990), Hit to Death in the Future Head (1992), Transmissions from the Satellite Heart (1993), Clouds Taste Metallic (1995), Zaireeka (1997), The Soft Bulletin (1999), Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002), At War with the Mystics (2006), Christmas on Mars (DVD) (2008), Embryonic (2009), The Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins and Peaches Doing The Dark Side of the Moon (2009), The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends (2012), The Terror (2013), Oczy Mlody (2017), King’s Mouth (2019), American Head (2020)

TV shows appeared on: Beverly Hills, 90210 (FOX), Late Show with David Letterman (CBS), Late Night with Conan O’Brien (NBC), The Jon Stewart Show (syndicated), Colbert Report (COMEDY CENTRAL), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

The Flaming LipsRelated Articles:

Live review at Bank of America Pavilion in Boston, MA in 2006

Featured in “Indie Rock’s Best Drummers”

Photo gallery from Wakarusa Festival in Lawrence, KS on June 6th, 2008

Review of Christmas on Mars DVD

Photo gallery from Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL on July 19th, 2009

Photo gallery from Chastain Park in Atlanta, GA on August 28th, 2009

Review of Embryonic

Photo gallery from Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK on New Year’s Eve, 2009

Review as part of Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX on October 10th, 2010

Photo gallery from Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, FL on October 13th, 2010

Photo gallery from Cox Convention Center on New Year’s Eve, 2010

Review as part of Primavera Sound Music Festival in Barcelona, Spain on May 27th, 2011

Photo gallery from Primavera Sound

Review as part of Sasquatch! Music Festival in George, WA on May 29th, 2011

Photo gallery from Sasquatch!

Photo gallery from Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY on July 29th, 2011

Photo gallery with Weezer from Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Review of them playing The Soft Bulletin as part of Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal, PQ, Canada on July 31st, 2011 

Photo gallery from Osheaga  

Review as part of Kanrocksas in Kansas City, MO on August 5th, 2011

Photo gallery from Moogfest in Asheville, NC on October 30th, 2011

Photo gallery from Coca-Cola Center in Oklahoma City, OK on New Year’s Eve, 2011

Photo gallery from Coca-Cola Center on New Year’s Day, 2012

Photo gallery from Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA on May 19th, 2012

Photo gallery from Greenville Music Festival in Berlin, Germany on July 27th, 2012

Interview with Wayne Coyne

Review as part of Pepsi Presents StePhest ColbChella ‘012 Rocktaugustfest aboard The Intrepid in New York, NY on August 10th, 2012

Photo gallery from ColbChella

Review as part of LouFest in St. Louis, MO on August 26th, 2012

Photo gallery from LouFest

Hollywood Cemetery Skull featured in ‘What To Shop For : 2012’

Review of The Terror

Photo gallery from Terminal 5 in New York, NY on October 2nd, 2013

Photo gallery from Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA on November 1st, 2013

Review as part of Amnesty International ‘Bring Human Rights Home’ concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on February 5th, 2014

Photo gallery from Barclays Center

Review as part of BUKU Music + Art Project in New Orleans, LA on March 22nd, 2014

Photo gallery from BUKU

Review as part of Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL on May 17th, 2014

Photo gallery from Hangout

Live review at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. on May 29th, 2014

Photo gallery from Rock City

Review as part of Hudson Project in Saugerties, NY on July 11th, 2014

Review as part of Riot Fest in Chicago, IL on September 13th, 2014

Photo gallery from Riot Fest 2014

Review as part of Levitation Festival in Austin, TX on May 10th, 2015

Photo gallery from Levitation

Photo gallery from Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Waverly, IA on June 20th, 2015

Photo gallery from Grand Point North Festival in Burlington, VT on September 13th, 2015

Photo gallery from Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco, CA on New Year’s Eve, 2015

Review as part of Riot Fest on September 16th, 2016

Photo gallery from Riot Fest 2016

Review of Oczy Mlody

Photo gallery from Terminal 5 in New York, NY on March 9th, 2017

Live review from Zebedee’s Yard in Hull, U.K. on June 24th, 2017

Photo gallery from Zebedee’s Yard

Photo gallery from Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA on March 5th, 2018

Review as part of OctFest on Governors Island in New York, NY on September 9th, 2018

Photo gallery from OctFest

Review of King’s Mouth

Review as part of Riot Fest on September 13th, 2019

Photo gallery from Riot Fest on September 13th, 2019

Review of “You n Me Sellin’ Weed”

Review of American Head

Review as part of Tibet House US Benefit Concert livestream on February 17th, 2021

Tour dates:

Fri Aug 20 Ogden Amphitheatre Ogden, UT
Sat Aug 21 Psycho Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Sun Nov 07 The Fillmore Philadelphia, PA
Mon Nov 08 Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY
Tue Nov 09 Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY
Thu Nov 11 Stage A&E Pittsburgh, PA
Fri Nov 12 Crouse Hinds Theater Syracuse, NY
Sat Nov 13 Palace Theater Albany, NY
Mon Nov 15 House of Blues Boston, MA
Tue Nov 16 The Anthem Washington, DC
Thu Nov 18 MTELUS Montreal, QC
Sat Nov 20 Royal Oak Music Theater Royal Oak, MI
Sun Mar 27 The Aztec Theatre San Antonio, TX
Mon Mar 28 House Of Blues Houston, TX
Tue Mar 29 The Fillmore New Orleans, LA
Thu Mar 31 The Fillmore Miami Beach, FL
Fri Apr 01 Hard Rock Live Orlando, FL
Sat Apr 02 Coca-Cola Roxy Atlanta, GA
Mon Apr 04 The Pageant St. Louis, MO
Tue Apr 05 ICON Music Center Cincinnati, OH
Wed Apr 06 Riviera Theatre Chicago. IL
Fri Apr 08 Palace Theatre St. Paul. MN
Sat Apr 09 The Sylvee Madison, WI
Mon Apr 25 Mission Ballroom Denver, CO
Thu Apr 28 Knitting Factory Boise, ID
Fri Apr 29 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
Sat Apr 30 Knitting Factory Spokane, WA
Mon May 02 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
Tue May 03 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
Wed May 04 Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
Fri May 06 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA
Sat May 07 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA
Mon May 09 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Wed May 25 Stylus Leeds, UK
Thu May 26 Invisible Wind Factory Liverpool, UK
Mon May 30 Waterside Theatre Aylesbury, UK
Wed June 01 De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill, UK
Thu June 02 O2 Forum Kentish Town London, UK
Fri July 22 Galway Int’l Arts Fest Galway IRE

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