TV on the Radio, who lost bassist Gerard Smith to lung cancer in April, announced today that it will return to Charlotte in September. The critically acclaimed group will play The Fillmore September 12, 2011. Broken Social Scene is scheduled to open.
TV on the Radio had been touring without Smith who was taking time off from the band to undergo treatment. He died April 20. The band cancelled five dates following his death.
The adventurous genre-splicing Brooklyn band has received stellar reviews for its live show. It's latest album is "Nine Types of Light."