Red Hot Chili Peppers – South Africa 2013

[Ticket prices, sale dates & opening act details at the bottom]

Big Concerts today confirmed that multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform live for the first time ever in South Africa.  The tour is scheduled for Saturday 2nd February at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg and then Tuesday 5th February at Cape Town Stadium.

One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including “Best Rock Album” for Stadium Arcadium, “Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group” for “Dani California, “Best Rock Song” for “Scar Tissue,” and “Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal” for “Give It Away.” The band holds the record for the most No. 1 singles of all time at Alternative radio, a total of 11, and a combined 81 weeks at No. 1. They have also won 8 MTV Video Music Awards. In April 2012 the band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Their newest release, I’m With You, was produced by Rick Rubin, who has produced the band’s previous five albums, 2006’s Stadium Arcadium, 2002’s By The Way, 1999’s Californication, 1995’s One Hot Minute, and 1991’s Blood Sugar Sex Magik. Both ‘Californication’ and ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’ have ranked in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest albums of all time. ‘I’m With You’ was mixed by Andrew Scheps and Greg Fidelman and features the hit single ‘The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie’ and latest release ‘Brendan’s Death Song’.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, will perform live for the first time in South Africa. They will be supported by local zef rave group Die Antwoord.

Johannesburg – presented by 5FM and M-Net

2nd February 2013

The Soccer City, Complex, FNB Stadium

Tickets from R315 – R715

Cape Town – presented by 5FM and M-Net

5th February 2013

Cape Town Stadium

Tickets from R215 – R665

Tickets go on sale:

Johannesburg: Wednesday 29th August at 9am

Cape Town: Thursday 30th August at 9am

www.computicket.com or from Computicket Call Centres 0861.915.8000 or any Shoprite/Checkers outlet.

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  1. Pingback: Red Hot Chilli Peppers Coming To South Africa in 2013 | My City By Night

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