Byrne previewed the upcoming performances alongside the Atomic Bomb Band, which included LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney, Sinkane, and Money Mark.
They wore cowboy hats and performed.
On May 2-3, the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House will host the U.S. premiere of “Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor” as part of the Red Bull Music Academy. David Byrne and an all-star band will perform Onyeabor’s songs. They’ll reprise the performance on May 8 at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre.