For Immediate Release
November 7, 2016
Hilarie Szarowicz (616) 742-6397
Red Hot Chili Peppers announce new dates for North American tour in support of The Getaway, including a stop on June 25 at SMG-managed Van Andel Arena®
Tickets go on sale Friday, November 11 at 10 AM
Grand Rapids (Monday, November 7, 2016)— Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced additional spring dates on their 2017 North American Tour in support of their 11th studio album, the worldwide No. 1 The Getaway.
As previously announced, The Getaway Tour kicks off January 5, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, and crisscrosses North America with a stop in Grand Rapids on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on November 11 at 10:00 AM and will be available at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, online at Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Ticket prices are $52 and $102. Every ticket purchased includes a choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of The Getaway. A purchase limit of four (4) tickets will apply to every order, and there will be a 14 day delivery delay on all ticket purchases. Prices are subject to change.
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.
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.
SMG has managed DeVos Place since 1994 and Van Andel Arena since 1996. Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 240 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 130 accounts worldwide. For more information, visit smgworld.com.