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Jonny Greenwood will open for Radiohead on their summer tour

He'll be performing with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and the Indian ensemble Rajasthan Express

Jonny Greenwood will be Radiohead‘s support act on their summer tour, as part of his project Junun.

Junun consists of Greenwood, as well as Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and the Indian ensemble Rajasthan Express. They’ll be opening for Radiohead during their North American and Canadian dates, including four consecutive nights at Madison Square Garden.

See the band’s full North American tour schedule beneath and Junun’s Instagram post about the dates below that.

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July 7 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 10 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
July11 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
July 13 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
July 16 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
July 17 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
July 19 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
July 20 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
July 22 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
July 23 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
July 25 – Cincinnati, OH @ US Bank Arena
July 26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
July 28 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
July 29 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
July 31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
August 1 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center

Earlier this year, the Radiohead guitarist revealed who in the band is the “hardest”. “It’s not a very strong field.

“Having said that, Ed [O’Brien, guitarist] had boxing training – he was sparring with the head of our concert security on the last tour – so he’s probably quite tasty. But also the most placatory and pacific of all of us.”

“I reckon Philip [Selway, drummer] would be pretty handy if he had his wild up with someone,” Greenwood continued. “Unlikely, but still, don’t push him. The rest of us are… not a threat.”

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He also spoke of the difference between creating soundtracks and making music with Radiohead. “The visual side of Radiohead comes from Thom and [artist] Stanley Donwood working together while we’re recording – often in the same room – on canvas, paper, computers. And it evolves while the recording evolves (and gets Thom occupied while the rest of us try out wayward ideas to dismay/delight him with). So no, I never think in visual terms when Radiohead are working.”

“But on soundtrack work, I do get motivated by the interesting syntheses between music and picture. When that stuff falls well together, it’s really exciting. Apart from anything, it makes the music so much better (and sometimes the picture, too).”

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