Details Revealed For The Flaming Lips 24 Hour Tour In Attempt To Break Guinness World Record As Part Of O Music Awards On June 27th and June 28th


June 20, 2012 – (Burbank, CA) – 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, 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 byJay-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 HayesGIVERS, 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. Tickets on sale now and can be purchased through the individual venues listed here. Partial proceeds from the show will be donated to VH1’s Save the Music Foundation. Can’t get a ticket or make the show? No worries. The entire show will be streamed live on and accessible on all platforms including mobile and tablets.

During the 24 hour live stream, 24 awards will be presented to winners. Fans can vote now up until the show via in a wide assortment of categories that include Must Follow Artist on TwitterBest Online Concert ExperienceMost Adorable Viral StarFan Army FTWBest Music App and Digital Genius Award. Over 25.1 million votes have been cast since voting kicked off on May 23rd, the most of any previous O Music Awards to date.

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


Confirmed sponsors include Capital One, Honda, SK Energy, State Farm, and Starbucks® Frappuccino® blended beverages.