PHOTOS / VIDEOS: The Flaming Lips Breaking World Records @ House of Blues NOLA – 6/28/12

chose right, ending their epic world-breaking jaunt across the Southland by bus on Decatur Street in New Orleans with a show at the (their 8th in 23 1/2 Hours, eclipsing Jay-Z’s prior record). It was The Flaming Lips first time playing NOLA since their Sunday All Saints Day set at Voodoo Experience 2009 and thanks to Joshua Brasted’s (always) excellent work from both the processional parade into the venue and the show itself, we’ve got a bunch photos from the momentous occasion to share with you. See below.

The Flaming Lips Set a World Record @ House of Blues New Orleans – 6/28/12 || Photo © Joshua Brasted

The Flaming Lips: For the love of NOLA and the good of all mankind.

Do You Realize?

July 1, 2012 |  by  |  Photos, Videos
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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • http://twitter.com/requiemofnoise Steven Hatley

    can anyone confirm if they played the art house later on that night?

  • Pittsburgh go!

    Not sure how, but just stumbled on the brand new video by band 1,2,3, — thoe will be the new Flaiming Lips: A-maz-ing!! Go Pittsburgh!!!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtjlabRz1Bk

  • http://www.facebook.com/jake.wilson.7505 Jake Wilson

    Do You Realize wasn’t played at all 8 shows. They didn’t play it in Biloxi.

    • wesleyhodges

      Duly noted. Wasnt’ it the plan to play that one at all the shows?

  • http://twitter.com/HOBNOLA HOB New Orleans

    We heard many rumors later that day about The Lips supposedly going to perform at the art house, but the next day, the rumor ran dry as it turned out that they spent their evening elsewhere.

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