Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien announces first solo tour across North America

The frontman makes his debut under the moniker EOB in support of his forthcoming album, Earth.

Ed O'Brien

Ed O’Brien from Radiohead performs at Palais Omnisports de Bercy on October 11, 2012 in Paris, France. Image: David Wolff – Patrick / WireImage

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien has announced an extensive North American tour in support of his upcoming solo album, Earth, due out 17 April. This tour will be his first under the moniker EOB.

The tour will kick off at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 26 May, and will visit other major North American cities like Chicago, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Washington, and Los Angeles. Following that, O’Brien will head to Europe to play shows in Turkey, Switzerland and the UK before returning stateside for the end of the tour on 31 July.

Tickets go on sale on this Friday 28 February, 3pm local time, with a pre-sale happening the day before for those who have pre-ordered O’Brien’s album.

Ed O’Brien first previewed Earth last October, when he released Santa Teresa. The musician then went on to tease his upcoming album with the lead single, Brasil, a nine-minute anthem which was paired with a curious music video. Earlier this year, he dropped yet another teaser for Earth, with the dreamy single Shangri-La.

More information about the tickets and merchandise at eobmusic.com. Find the full list of tour dates here:


March 7 – London, UK – BBC 6 Music Festival, The Roundhouse


May 26 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
May 27 – Chicago, IL – Metro
May 29 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
May 30 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
May 31 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall


June 2 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
June 4 – Boston, MA – Royale
June 5 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
June 6 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
June 8 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
June 11 – Washington, DC – The 9:30 Club
June 13 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Festival
June 15 – Los Angeles, CA – Theatre at the Ace Hotel


July 1 – Istanbul, TU – PAC Jazz Festival
July 24 – Luzern, CH – Blue Balls Festival
July 26 – Cheshire, UK – Bluedot Festival
July 31 – Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival

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