After announcing several headlining performances at European music festivals this summer, Radiohead have announced a brief world tour. It kicks off in May in Amsterdam and will visit New York City and Los Angeles in late July and early August, respectively. They’ve also unveiled new art on their website and social media pages (above).
Radiohead have been working on a new album since the fall of 2014, but it wasn’t until 2015 that the band seemed to really make it a priority.
Back in January, Radiohead caused a stir among fans when they registered a new company called Dawn Chorus LLP, a move so similar to what they did just months leading up to the releases of The King of Limbs and In Rainbows. “Dawn Chorus” possibly refers to the Boards of Canada track, as well as a song that Radiohead have been playing with since 2009.
Here are Radiohead’s 2016 dates:
05-20-21 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Heineken Music Hall
05-23-24 Paris, France - Le Zénith
05-26-28 London, England - Roundhouse
06-01 Lyon, France - Les Nuits Des Fourvieres
06-03 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound Festival
06-17 Reyjkavik, Iceland - Secret Solstice
07-02 St. Gallen, Switzerland - Openair St. Gallen
07-08 Lisbon, Portugal - Nos Alive Festival
07-26-27 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
07-29-31 Montreal, Québec - Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
08-04 Los Angeles, LA - Shrine Auditorium
08-08 Los Angeles, LA - Shrine Auditorium
08-20 Osaka, Japan - Summersonic Festival
08-21 Tokyo, Japan - Summersonic Festival
09-11 Berlin, Germany - Lollapalooza
10-03-04 Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio de los Deportes
Most dates go on sale March 18.
Watch a 2+ hour, pro-shot video of Radiohead performing in Buenos Aires in March 2009.