Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Second Concert

Wednesday 1 August 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Second Concert

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles legends, Red Hot Chili Peppers, return to New Zealand in January 2013 for their first concerts in six years.

With their first show at Auckland’s Vector Arena on Monday, 14 January selling out in less than 2 hours, and the continuing demand for tickets proving exceptionally strong, Live Nation has confirmed a second and final concert on: Tuesday January 15, 2013 at Vector Arena - Auckland.

Tickets to the Red Hot Chili Peppers second and final concert will go on sale Monday, August 6 at 9.00am

My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the pre-sale beginning Thursday, August 2 at 12noon.

Even approaching 30 years as innovators of modern rock there’s no sign of the iconic LA troubadours slowing down.

When it comes to modern rock anthems, you’re hard pressed to find a band that constantly delivers hit after hit. Now officially GOLD, last year’s album release, ‘I’m With You’ featuring vocalist Anthony Kiedis, bassist Michael ‘Flea’ Balzary, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer (making his RHCP studio recording debut) peaked at # 1 on the New Zealand and UK album chart, as well as in 15 other countries around the globe.

The 2011 release was the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ tenth studio album and their first in five years since blockbuster ‘Stadium Arcadium’ in 2006. Last time the band was in New Zealand it was for the first shows at the newly opened Vector Arena back in 2007, and it’s a guarantee that the Chili’s summer concerts will be one that draws fans from North and South.

Supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers are newcomers to the Los Angeles hardcore scene, Off!, hand picked by the Chili Peppers themselves. Formed in 2009 and a hardcore supergroup if ever there was one, Off! is the brainchild of Circle Jerks/Black Flag singer Keith Morris along with Dimitri Coats, Steven Shane McDonald and Mario Rubalcaba. The punk four-piece released their self-titled full length this year through Vice Records and received rave reviews from Pitchfork, Allmusic, The Silver Tongue and more. While their songs may be short and snappy, their live shows are anything but.

Monday 14 January Auckland Vector Arena  – Sold Out 

Tuesday 15 January Auckland Vector Arena – New Show