RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR FOR ALBUM, THE GETAWAY
TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEEKEND
Credit: Steve Keros
ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
IN SUPPORT OF LATEST ALBUM
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.
01/05 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center*^
^ Jack Irons support
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, 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 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' last studio album, The Getaway, was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 17, 2016.
September 24, 2016 5:39am ET by BB Gun Press