Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2017 North American Tour Supporting “The Getaway”

Too much going on to dance but there is still time enough to share another press release about an upcoming concert tour. This one came to inform us all about the 2017 run by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Check it out below.


The Press Release:
September 19th, 2016 – (Los Angeles, CA) – Red Hot Chili Peppers announce the first three legs of their 2017 North American Tour today. The band is touring in support of its 11th studio album, the worldwide No. 1 The Getaway.

The Getaway Tour kicks off January 5th, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, and will crisscross its way across North America. Please see below for all confirmed dates. More dates will be announced soon. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will provide support for all dates. In addition, Jack Irons will join the tour for the January dates. Every ticket purchased includes a choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of The Getaway.

A fan club ticket pre-sale launches this Wednesday, September 21st at 10:00 AM local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th.

The Getaway debuted at #1 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart and at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 upon its release in June. The Getaway marks the Grammy Award-winning band’s seventh top 10 album and third #2 on the Top 200 Chart. The album debuted at #1 in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, and New Zealand and at #2 in the United Kingdom and Germany. The Getaway was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich.

The album was praised by Rolling Stone: “top-shelf modern-rock splendor”, People: “their best album in ages”, USA Today: “…proves not only that the longtime rockers still sizzle 30 years in, but also are capable of victoriously revamping their sound”, and many more. Watch the video for the band’s “Dark Necessities,”HERE and “Go Robot” HERE. Additional live dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Tour Dates:
01/05: San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center *^
01/07: Houston, TX @ Toyota Center *^
01/08: Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Arena *^
01/10: New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center *^
01/12: Memphis, TN @ Fed Ex Forum *^
01/14: Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center *^
01/15: Wichita, KS @ In Trust Arena *^
01/18: St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center *^
01/20: Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena *^
01/21: Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center *^
02/02: Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena *
02/04: Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Center *
02/07: Boston, MA @ TD Garden *
02/10: Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center *
02/12: Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Arena *
02/15: New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
02/17: New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
02/18: New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *
03/02: Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center *
03/04: Glendale, AZ @ Gila River Arena *
03/05: San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center *
03/07: Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center *
03/12: Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena *
03/15: Portland, OR @ Moda Center at Rose Quarter *
03/17: Seattle, WA @ Key Arena *
03/18: Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena *

*Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue support
^Jack Irons support

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ve always been more of a casual fan of the RHCP when it all came down to it, but I really do enjoy the early works that my buddy Joe turned me onto many years ago. Historically speaking I have not caught the band in concert and that means no photography or live concert reports on the website. That’s a status that I would like to end with this next go round because there is nothing better than Madison Square Garden for a rocking show with an energetic band. What about you readers? Will you be catching them in concert? Let me know in the comments section.

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