The Flaming Lips to Headline Earth Day on the National Mall This Sunday, April 19, 2009


Multi-Grammy Award winners, THE FLAMING LIPS along with their friends moe, Los Lobos and others, will perform during Earth Day On The National Mall by Earth Day Network in partnership with Green Apple Festival Day in Washington DC this Sunday, April 19.

The free event on the National Mall will be emceed by actor Chevy Chase and will also feature performances by DJ Spooky, the Howard University Drummers and the Joy of Motion Dance Center’s teen hip hop company, Urban Impact. Additionally, Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, actor Matthew Modine, Philippe Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr., Rep. Edward Markey, U.S. House of Representatives among others will speak throughout the day. The theme of the day is the Green Generation – a campaign including renewable energy, green jobs and a new green economy. More on Earth Day is available at www.earthday.net.

Earth Day on the National Mall is the flagship event in a coordinated country-wide undertaking over Earth Day Weekend 2009 of Environmental Volunteer Actions and music in DC, New York City, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle to allow civic and environmentally-minded Americans to give back to their communities while restoring and renewing the Earth. Volunteer events are listed at http://www.greenapplefestival.com – from there link to http://www.PlanetGreen.com to sign up.

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