News Roundup: Flaming Lips Set New Record, New Radiohead Tour Dates And MoreBy Laura Aguirre
This week, The Flaming Lips broke a Guinness World Record that previously belonged to rapper Jay-Z. Mumford & Sons announced the details to their upcoming U.S. Tour. Also, Radiohead finally finished rescheduling their European tour dates. Catch up on this week’s news below.
- The Flaming Lips Break Record: The Flaming Lips set a new Guinness World Record for most live shows in a 24-hour period. According to Billboard, the band finished playing eight performances on Thursday night, thus breaking Jay-Z’s previous record of seven shows in 24-hours.
- Mumford & Sons Announce U.S. Tour Dates: Mumford & Sons have finally announced the dates of their upcoming U.S. tour. It’ll begin this fall on August 1 in Hoboken, New Jersey, making stops in New York, Virginia, Ohio, Utah, California, among other destinations. The final show will be on September 1 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Check out the complete list of dates at Billboard.
- Rescheduled Radiohead Tour Dates: Last week Radiohead was forced to reschedule some European shows due to a fatal event. Now the band has posted their rescheduled tour dates on their website. Shows will now take place between September 20th to 30th. Check it out at Dead Air Space.
- Courtney Love Is Being Sued: Courtney Love is in legal troubles again. According to Rolling Stone, she’s being sued by her former lawyers over unpaid legal bills. Keith A. Fink and Associates are claiming that Courtney failed to pay approximately $518,000 accumulated fees. Fink is seeking over $460,000 in fees and back payments, plus damages.
Hope you’re all caught up now. Check in next week for another music news roundup, and don’t forget to keep coming back to BeatCrave for more industry news, and details on the latest bands.
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