“Have a Good Trip” benefit concert for MAPS and Psychedelic Medicine

Article Contributed by AEG Presents | Published on Saturday, May 13, 2023

Good Trip Studios and AEG Presents Rocky Mountains are pleased to announce  ‘Have a Good Trip”: a benefit for MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). This once in a lifetime event will feature performances by comics Eric Andre and Reggie Watts, a full set of music by psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips, DJ Chris Holmes, and other special guests curated by the team behind the #1 Netflix documentary “Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics.” Tickets will be available for presale on May 18th and general sale on May 19th at the Mission Ballroom box office and by visiting the venue’s website here.

The night of music and comedy will give a portion of the proceeds to MAPS to use in the development of life-changing psychedelic medicines. The event is open to the public but will take place during Psychedelic Science 2023, the breakthrough psychedelic conference hosted by MAPS.  More information about Psychedelic Science 2023 programming in sessions, themes, and event programming can be found here.

Attendees of Psychedelic Science 2023 are invited to purchase tickets to the benefit show taking place at the Mission Ballroom in Denver, CO on June 22nd.

About the performers:

The Flaming Lips: Formed in Oklahoma City, OK in 1983, The Flaming Lips have since become one of the most iconic, influential, unpredictable, and vital forces in American alternative and psychedelic rock music. The band has won three GRAMMY® Awards, a Tony nomination, and an RIAA Gold-certified Record for Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. After a combination of 23 studio recordings, 16 singles, 11 compilations, 11 EP’s and 11 self-released experimental collaborative oddities released in various forms, quantities and unique mediums, The Flaming Lips have become an American Treasure and created a genre all to themselves.

Eric Andre is a comedian, actor, creator and host of Adult Swim’s hit series “The Eric Andre Show,” which will return for a sixth season on June 4, 2023. Eric stars in the feature film BAD TRIP (Netflix) which he produced and co-wrote with his director (Kitao Sakurai) from “The Eric Andre Show.” Co-starring Lil Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish, the film was the #1 most viewed feature world-wide on the platform the first week of its release.

Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned Musician/Comedian/Writer/Actor who was the bandleader on CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden. Using his formidable voice, looping pedals, and his vast imagination, Watts blends and blurs the lines between music and comedy, wowing audiences with performances that are 100% improvised.

About Good Trip Studios

Founded in 2019, Good Trip Studios is the psychedelic media company with a mission to destigmatize psychedelics through entertainment and pop culture. The company was co-founded by Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director Donick Cary (Late Night with David Letterman, The Simpsons), and producer Mike Rosenstein (The Eric Andre Show, Zoolander 2). Their hit film Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics launched in 2020 as the #1 Netflix movie worldwide with tens of millions of views in the first month. The documentary features A-list celebrities and artists discussing their personal psychedelic experiences, helping launch the current psychedelic renaissance. Good Trip Studios has a slate of films, TV shows and live entertainment projects underway, and are currently in production for their sequel documentary to Have A Good Trip.  Follow @goodtrip on Instagram.