Formed in 1983 The Flaming Lips have released several highly acclaimed Eps and albums. In February 2007, they were nominated for a BRIT Award for "Best International Act". The group has won three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. They were placed on Q magazine's list of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die" in 2002.
This July date will feature the band’s founding members Wayne Coyne on vocals, guitars, keyboards and theremin, and Michael Ivins on bass, keyboards and backing vocals, alongside Steven Drozd (guitars, keyboards, bass, drums &, vocals), Derek Brown (guitars, keyboards, percussion & vocals), Jake Ingalls (Keyboards & guitars), Matt Duckworth Kirksey (drums, percussion, keyboards &vocals) and Nick Ley (percussion, drums & samples).