added: 21 Jun 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Actual set times and details can now be revealed for the The Flaming Lips upcoming quest to break the Guinness World Records® title for the Most Live Concerts In 24 Hours (Multiple Cities) during the groundbreaking and Webby Award winning O Music Awards, part of the Viacom Music Group, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo networks. www.omusicawards.com, a digitally driven event that celebrates and honors the artists, fans and innovators impacting digital music culture.
As previously reported, June 27th, will begin the kick-off the O Music Awards which will play out across all our screens and linear networks absolutely LIVE as the world's first 24-hour award show unfurls as it happens. This historic bus ride will traverse the Mississippi Delta, in which two-time O Music Award nominee and multiple Grammy winners THE FLAMING LIPS board a "The Endeavor" tour bus and blaze a path across the region in an attempt to break the world record currently held by Jay-Z.
Along the route and throughout the show, O Music Awards will feature a series of 8 concerts (one in each city) for fans to participate and support THE FLAMING LIPS on as they attempt to crush the record. Each O Music Awards concert will feature an eclectic mix of artists including Gary Clark Jr., Neon Indian, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Grimes, Hunter Hayes, GIVERS, New Fumes and others to be announced will play a full set before THE LIPS take the stage for an unforgettable mini-set filled with many surprise collaborations and guests.
Show times and details as follows:
June 27 Memphis, TN Handy Park (Doors 3:30pm)
New Fumes & The Flaming Lips
June 27 Clarksdale, MS Ground Zero Blues Club (Doors at 6:30pm)
Gary Clark Jr & The Flaming Lips:
June 27 Oxford, MS The Lyric (Doors 8:30pm)
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals & The Flaming Lips
June 28 Jackson, MS Duling Hall (1:00am)
Neon Indian & The Flaming Lips:
June 28 Hattiesburg, MS Benny's Boom Boom Room (6:30am)
Hunter Hayes & The Flaming Lips
June 28 Biloxi, MS Hard Rock Casino (9:45am)
Neon Trees & The Flaming Lips
June 28 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity (12:30pm)
GIVERS & The Flaming Lips
June 28 New Orleans, LA House Of Blues (4:00pm)
Grimes & The Flaming Lips