Radiohead World Tour Set For 2016

Photo by Tom Sheehan
Photo by Tom Sheehan

 

Amid speculation surrounding their ninth studio album, Radiohead announced a string of headlining tour dates that stretch from May to October 2016. The dates include various headlining shows and festival appearances. A full list of tour dates can be seen below, although the band’s website also hints that more festival appearances will be announced in the future.

Despite the large number of shows on the band’s calendar, Radiohead only has four U.S. dates scheduled. The group will play two shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden on July 26 and 27 and two shows in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium on Aug. 4 and 8.

The tour will be Radiohead’s first live performances since 2012, when they played shows in support of 2011’s The King of Limbs.

Because their last two albums were released without promotion, many fans are expecting that the Oxfordshire, England-band may release their newest project as a surprise as well. Radiohead formed the company Dawn Chorus LLP in October, an action the group also took in advance of releasing King of Limbs and 2007’s In Rainbows (via Consequence of Sound). The speculation is further supported by a previously unseen piece of album art-esque artwork, which the band uploaded to its Facebook account on Monday.

Most recently, Radiohead released “Spectre” on its Soundcloud account last December. According to the page, the song was written for the James Bond movie of the same name, but was ultimately not used in the film.

Radiohead 2016 Tour Dates

May 20-21 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Heineken Music Hall

May 23-24 Paris, France Le Zenith

May 26-28 London, England Roundhouse

Jun. 1 Lyon, France Les Nuits Des Fourvieres

Jun. 3 Barcelona, Spain Primavera Sound Festival

Jun. 17 Reykjavik, Iceland Secret Solstice Festival

Jul. 2 St. Gallen, Switzerland Openair St. Gallen

Jul. 8 Lisbon, Portugal Nos Alive Fest

Jul. 26-27 New York City, USA Madison Square Garden

Jul. 29-31 Montreal, Canada Osheaga Music and Arts Festival

Aug. 4 & 8 Los Angeles, USA Shrine Auditorium

Aug. 20 Osaka, Japan Summer Sonic Festival

Aug. 21 Tokyo, Japan Summer Sonic Festival

Sept. 11 Berlin, Germany Lollapalooza

Oct. 3-4 Mexico City, Mexico Palacio De Los Deportes