RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR TO INCLUDE DETROIT’S JOE LOUIS ARENA FEBRUARY 2
Tickets On Sale Now
(DETROIT–September 19, 2016) — Red Hot Chili Peppers announce the first three legs of their 2017 North American Tour today; including a performance at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the “Farewell Season at The Joe”. The band is touring in support of its 11th studio album, the worldwide No. 1 The Getaway. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will provide support.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, LiveNation.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.
“The Getaway Tour” kicks off January 5, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, and will crisscross its way across North America. 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 21 at 10 a.m.
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.