Already next Thursday – July 27 one of the most awaited open-air shows will take place in Lucavsala, Riga, Latvia. One of the most successful rock bands in music history – “Red Hot Chili Peppers” – will perform a magnificent live show on the bank of Daugava River. Marking a unique milestone in the history of concerts in Latvia, it is estimated that the impressive event will gather the audience of approximately 30 000 from all Baltic states.
Right before the only “Red Hot Chili Peppers” show in Baltics the electronic music funkpop duo “Knower” (USA) will hit the stage to warm up the crowd. “Knower” combines dubstep and jazz sounds with a fantastic vocal.
Latvian indie rock talents “Carnival Youth” have also been chosen to open for the “Red Hot Chili Peppers” show. “Carnival Youth” have just released their latest studio album “Vienā vilcienā” and are getting ready for the show in Sigulda, Latvia at the end of August.
“Red Hot Chili Peppers” is one of the bands that have inspired “Carnival Youth” since they were in middle school when they listened to RHCP daily on their music players. The new Latvian band happily comments: “We are very honored to be on the same stage and warm up the crowd for masters who have approved our being there personally. As they say – by the way I try to say I’ll be there”.
17:00 gates open
19:00 Carnival Youth (LV)
20:00 Knower (US)
21:45 Red Hot Chili Peppers (US)
00:00 end of the show
“Red Hot Chili Peppers” will visit Latvia within their world tour that follows the highly appreciated studio album “The Getaway” that was released this summer. “The Getaway” is their 11th studio album and has received 6 “Grammy” awards as well as reached nr.1 in music charts all around the world. The record also hit nr.1 on the most respected album top the “Billboard”. The album has been named as the best of the band’s latest records. The “Rolling Stone” point out: “These are some of the last years best songs – from the most magnificent shelf of modern rock.”
“Red Hot Chili Peppers” is one of the most successful bands in the history of rock music. The band currently consisting of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Flea (bass), longtime drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. They are one of the best-selling bands of all time with over 80 million records sold worldwide, have been nominated for sixteen Grammy Awards, of which they have won six, and are the most successful band in alternative rock radio history, currently holding the records for most number-one singles (13), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. In 2012, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Last tickets to the “Red Hot Chili Peppers” only show in Baltics are still available at www.bilesuserviss.lv as well as in all “Biļešu servisa” box offices. Right now the ticket price is 69 EUR. The ticket price will go up closer to the show day.
Fan Zone tickets at the front of the stage are available for 99 EUR.
Also VIP tickets are available for 249 EUR and include seats under a roof, separate entrance, bar and WC, as well as entrance in fan zone and free parking.
It will be possible to park a car in a pay parking lot near the concert site. To guarantee a parking space we suggest you purchase a car ticket in advance online.
A limited number of bicycle racks will also be available at the show site.
Due to the show a special shuttle bus to the site will be available starting from 16:00 and departing from Latvian University bus stop.
See you at the show!