04.06.2019

The Flaming Lips announce ‘The Soft Bulletin’ anniversary concert

The Flaming Lips
Photo: George Salisbury

Celebrating a massive milestone.

Psych rock legends The Flaming Lips have revealed they will be playing a bunch of Australian shows to celebrate the 20th anniversary of seminal album The Soft Bulletin.

Heading to Arts Centre Melbourne as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, and the Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall, the Oklahoma seven-piece will be playing their beloved record from cover to cover.

It’s been three years since the group have made their way to Aussie shores. Since the release of The Soft Bulletin, they’ve gone on to record six more albums and collaborate with the likes of Tame Impala, Nick Cave and Bon Iver.

Check out The Flaming Lips’ tour dates below:

Monday September 30 — Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Tuesday October 1 — Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Thursday October 3 — Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Friday October 4 — Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Tickets for The Flaming Lips’ shows go on sale Friday June 7 via the Melbourne International Arts Festival and Sydney Opera House websites.