Three-time Grammy winners announced for Galway Int Arts Festival

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The Flaming Lips have become latest in a growing line-up of class acts announced to play this year’s Galway International Arts Festival Big Top.

The three-time Grammy winners will join the likes of Kodaline and Walking on Cars at this year’s festival.

Formed in 1983 in Oklahoma, they became one of the most beloved live bands of all time, occupying a genre unto themselves, and continuing to dazzle both on record and on stage.

The Flaming Lips recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Tickets for The Flaming Lips go on sale on Friday 9 March at 9am, priced at €49.50 from and