Two-time Grammy winner Radiohead has confirmed a second leg of dates on its North American tour, which starts Aug.1 in Chicago, where they will headline Lollapalooza, and wrap up Aug. 28 at the Santa Barbara Bowl in California. The new dates are in addition to its May string of shows beginning May 5 in West Palm Beach, FL. In between its North American dates, Radiohead will tour Europe June 7-July 8.
The North American leg will stop in 22 cities for 24 shows and will continue to support “In Rainbows,” the band’s seventh studio album and first iniatially released as a pay-what-you-want download; it debuted at #1 on The Billboard 200 Chart.
The band has also just launched its own social networking site called W.A.S.T.E. Central, where Radiohead fans can connect with each other, buy concert tickets, upload photos, and talk about the band.
In addition, Capitol/EMI Records, the group’s former label, has set a June 3 release date for “Radiohead: The Best Of,” a collection of songs exclusively culled from the band’s six major-label albums from Parlophone and Capitol. Radiohead split from Capitol in 2004.
“Radiohead: The Best Of” will be available in five formats and configurations: a 1-CD collection featuring 17 tracks; a Special Edition 2-CD, adding 13 tracks; a 4-piece vinyl set with 29 tracks; a 30-track digital download; and a DVD featuring all the classic promo videos.
During its career, Radiohead has sold more than 25 million records worldwide, has achieved platinum status in 17 countries and multi-platinum in nine.
Radiohead tour dates:
May 5 – West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
May 6 – Tampa, FL , – Ford Amphitheatre
May 8 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
May 9 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 11 – Bristow, VA – Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge
May 14 – St Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 17 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 18 – Dallas, TX -Superpages.com Center
Aug. 1- Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza / Grant Park
Aug. 3 – Noblesville, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug. 4 – Cuyahoga Falls – OH Blossom Music Center
Aug. 6 – Montreal, QUE – Parc Jean Drapeau
Aug. 8-9 – Jersey City, NJ – All Points West Festival / Liberty State Park
Aug. 12 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 13 – Mansfield, MA – Tweeter Center For the Performing Arts
Aug. 15 – Toronto, ONT – Molson Amphitheatre
Aug. 19 – Vancouver, BC – Thunderbird Stadium
Aug. 20 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
Aug. 22 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival / Golden Gate Park
Aug. 24 -25: Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
Aug. 27 – Chula Vista, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug. 28 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
Last Updated on April 11, 2008 by By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner