Radiohead fans will be thrilled to hear that the band has officially announced a world tour for 2016. The bulk of it at the moment is taking place in Europe, but there are five confirmed North American dates scheduled for this summer. The band will play two nights in New York City at Madison Square Garden before heading west for two nights at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. In between, they’ll appear at Montreal’s Osheaga Festival, and though not officially announced yet, they’ll almost definitely be headlining the 25th Lollapalooza in Chicago that weekend as well.
According to the band’s official website, these are all of the headlining shows they’ll play in 2016. However, that doesn’t rule out the possibility of them adding more festival dates, so we’ll have that news for you if/when it comes.
See below for a full list of 2016 Radiohead tour dates, and stay tuned for updates.
Radiohead Tour Dates 2016
Friday, May 20 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Heineken Music Hall
Saturday, May 21 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Heineken Music Hall
Monday, May 23 – Paris, France – Le Zenith
Tuesday, May 24 – Paris, France – Le Zenith
Thursday, May 26 – London, UK – Roundhouse
Friday, May 27 – London, UK – Roundhouse
Saturday, May 28 – London, UK – Roundhouse
Wednesday, June 1 – Lyon, France – Les Nuits de Fourvière Festival
Friday, June 3 – Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound Festival
Friday, June 17 – Reykjavik, Iceland – Secret Solstice Festival
Saturday, July 2 – St. Gallen, Switzerland – Openair St. Gallen
Friday, July 8 – Lisbon, Portugal – NOS Alive Fest
Tuesday, July 26 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Wednesday, July 27 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
July 29-31 (exact date TBA) – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
Thursday, August 4 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Auditorium
Monday, August 8 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Auditorium
Saturday, August 20 – Osaka, Japan – Summer Sonic Festival
Sunday, August 21 – Tokyo, Japan – Summer Sonic Festival
Sunday, September 11 – Berlin, Germany – Lollapalooza Berlin
Monday, October 3 – Mexico City, Mexico – Palacio de los Deportes
Tuesday, October 4 – Mexico City, Mexico – Palacio de los Deportes
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Radiohead Tour | Will Radiohead Tour in 2016?
For the last few years the world has been wondering, when will Radiohead tour again? The band hasn’t performed since 2012, back when they were touring to promote their last album The King of Limbs, so it’s about time that they get their show on the road again. After tons of rumors have hit the internet over the last year, one question remains:
Will Radiohead tour in 2016?
The short answer is YES. Yes they will.
News of Radiohead’s reemergence came last month with the lineup announcement for Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival, which has confirmed these beloved Brits as a headliner and promises a performance of new material. More announcements of international appearances have since followed, including stops at major festivals in Portugal, Switzerland, Iceland, and Japan.
So what does that mean for those of us across the pond? Will Radiohead tour in North America this year?
It’s extremely likely that North American fans will have the chance to see these guys live this summer, so it’s okay to get excited. The band has been all but officially confirmed to headline the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza (which has been expanded to a 4-day event this year), and it’s looking promising that they’ll also be at Outside Lands and Osheaga. Rumor has it that they might also be headlining NYC’s new Panorama Festival (a.k.a. Coachella East).
Will Radiohead release a new album this year?
The outlook for a new Radiohead album in 2016 is pretty good. Guitarist Jonny Greenwood has stated that the band is just about finished with a new record, and it seems likely that they’ll drop it sometime soon.
Moreover, the band established a new company back in October called Dawn Chorus LLP. While the casual fan may not see this as a big deal, some ever-observant Redditors have noted that Radiohead made the same move in establishing new companies like this prior to the release of their last two albums. If the band is following the same pattern, it’s likely that album nine is on the horizon. I wouldn’t put it past them to make it a surprise release, so there’s a chance it might be sooner than you think.
And with new music there’s sure to be an accompanying tour, so stay tuned for that highly probable announcement. It could be any day now.
In case you haven’t heard it yet, here’s Radiohead’s most recently released track “Spectre,” which they wrote and recorded for the latest James Bond film and released on Christmas Day as a little present to fans. The track was ultimately never used in the film, as the producers instead decided to go with Sam Smith’s “Writing’s on the Wall” as the official theme, but it’s nonetheless as stunning as one would expect from Radiohead.
Where would you like to see Radiohead tour in 2016?
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