The Flaming Lips, Santigold, Grizzly Bear, and Grandmaster Flash to Headline Stephen Colbert’s Summer Concert Series
On Friday, August 10, 2012, “StePhest Colbchella ’012: Rocktaugustfest” will be taped and held on New York City’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Musical acts participating in this event include The Flaming Lips, Grandmaster Flash, Grizzly Bear, and Santigold. The concert series will showcase a performance and an interview from each artist to air nightly on “The Colbert Report” during the week of August 13th at 11:30 p.m. EST/PST.
“We are gonna rock the boat, which won’t be easy because the Intrepid displaces 41,434 tons,” said Stephen Colbert, who added, “Does Bonnaroo have cruise missiles? I think not.”
“StePhest Colbchella ’012: Rocktaugustfest” taping will take place on Friday, August 10th at 7 pm at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum which is located on the West Side of Manhattan on Pier 86, 12th Avenue and 46th Street. Free tickets and info are available at www.colbertnation.com, and approximately 1,500 audience members will be accommodated.