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Red Hot Chili Peppers announced a pretty monumental tour stop in Egyp and will be performing their first ever concert in the country famed for their pyramids. What makes this particular Red Hot Chili Peppers who even more exciting is that they will be holding it at the actual Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
And they even have a treat for their fans as their whole set on the Pyramids of Giza will be broadcasted live via the band’s official social media pages: YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. The livestream of the epic and history-making performance will begin at 3 p.m. ET (11am PT) on Friday, March 15th, 2019.
“Before each new place my body tingled with excitement, a yearning for a new mystery to unfold, a fascination with a new culture, the possibility of new friends, tasting new food, smelling new tastes, absorbing new rhythms,” Bassist Flea said in a statement. “Learning. Learning. Learning. It is happening right now, my heart is abuzz with joy at the prospect of performing in Egypt. I’m so grateful and humbled for the experience.”
He continued, “The pyramids, it’s unbelievable, we just jumped at the opportunity… I have always been fascinated by Egypt and that region of the world and I am so excited to go.”
The iconic and much-beloved rock band have been working on their 12th album, which is the follow-up to their 2016 record The Getaway. They were recording in Los Angeles, but production has been temporarily paused to the recent California wild fires. “We started working on it, which for us is just getting in a room and making some noise together,” he told Sirius XM in an interview.
“And then the fires came, and the house we were working in – there was no damage, it didn’t burn down, but we couldn’t get back in there.”
Red Hot Chili Peppers were one of the performers at a benefit concert for the victims of the Woolsey Fire in January.