Live Nation is thrilled to announce that Red Hot Chili Peppers will make a long-over due and highly-anticipated return Down Under in 2019.
Playing their first Australian headline tour in twelve long years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique funk-rock sound and high-energy performances to Australia and New Zealand for arena and outdoor shows this coming February – March.
After sold-out US and European tours during 2017 and 2018 the Peppers most recently undertook three massive headline shows at Lollalooza South America.
The Peppers are one of the most successful acts in rock history, often performing in front of stadium and festival audiences in excess of 100,000. The Australian tour will start with a rare intimate show at Hobarts Derwent Entertainment Centre – the first time the LA-based band will have travelled to Tasmania.
Following their one-off Tassie show, Red Hot Chili Peppers will play arenas in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne; open air shows at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley and A Day on The Green at Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong, before their final Australian show at Perth’s NIB Stadium.
There Peppers will also headline the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500 post-race concert on March 3rd. Before playing two shows at Auckland’s Spark Arena.
The band is expected to play a set comprising of a selection of tracks such as ‘Dark Necessities’ lifted from their current and eleventh studio album, ‘The Getaway’ (which spent two weeks at #1 on the ARIA Chart), plus greatest hits and classic albums tracks such as: ‘By The Way’, ‘Can’t Stop’, ‘Snow (Hey Oh)’, ‘Otherside’, ‘Californication’, ‘Under The Bridge’ and ‘Give It Away’
“We can’t wait to see all our fans in Australia and New Zealand – it has been too long. The fact that we get to play in Tassie for the first time makes this tour even more special.” – Red Hot Chili Peppers.
WHEN & WHERE:
Sunday, 17th February – Derwent Entertainment Centre, Hobart AUS
Tuesday, 19th February – Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney AUS
Saturday, 23rd February – Hope Estate Winery, Hunter Valley AUS
Monday, 28th February – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne AUS
Tuesday, 5th March – NIB Stadium, Perth AUS
Friday, 8th March – Spark Arena, Auckland NZ
Saturday, 9th March – Spark Arena, Auckland NZ