The Red Hot Chili Peppers are heading back to Australia for a massive stadium tour in early 2023 – and they’re bringing a superstar special guest.
Legendary rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their return to Australia for four massive stadium shows in early 2023, as part of their global stadium tour.
Returning for the first time since 2019, the tour will commence in Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on January 29 before heading to Accor Stadium, Sydney on February 2, followed by Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on February 7and concluding in Perth at Optus Stadium on February 12.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers commenced their global stadium tour last month in Spain following the release of acclaimed new album Unlimited Love, with stops in London, Paris, Dublin, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and many more. The tour marks the return of guitarist and all-around cosmic musician John Frusciante to the group, as they perform their career-spanning hits alongside tracks from their new album – their first recording with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006 and first with producer and longtime collaborator Rick Rubin since 2011.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have sound tracked successive generations as not only one of the bestselling acts in music history, but also one of the biggest streaming rock bands in the world today. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® in 2012, the award-winning Los Angeles quartet—Anthony Kiedis [vocals], Flea [bass], Chad Smith [drums], and John Frusciante [guitar]—have collected 6 GRAMMY® Awards, sold 80 million albums, generated 5 billion YouTube views, and gathered 22 billion Spotify streams, averaging 21 million monthly listeners on the platform.
Joining the Australian tour is multi-platinum-selling superstar Post Malone, with his performances marking his first Australian shows in four years.
Among the best-selling music artists globally with over 80 million records sold across four career albums, Stoney (2016), Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018), Hollywood’s Bleeding (2019) and Twelve Carat Toothache (2022), Malone has won 10 Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, and has received six Grammy Award nominations. He holds several Billboard chart records: he is the first solo artist to top the Rap Airplay and Adult Contemporary charts, while Circles set the record for longest climb to number one (41 weeks) on the Adult Contemporary chart by a solo artist. His current single I Like You (A Happier Song) featuring Doja Cat is tearing up the Australian airplay and ARIA singles chart.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Australian Tour
Brisbane, Suncorp Stadium
Sunday, January 29 2023
Sydney, Accor Stadium
Thursday, February 2 2023
Melbourne, Marvel Stadium
Tuesday, February 7 2023
Perth, Optus Stadium
Sunday, February 12 2023
General public tickets go on sale on Monday July 11 at 12pm in Brisbane, 1pm in Melbourne and Perth, and 2pm in Sydney, more info here. Live Nation pre-sale commences Friday July 8 at 12pm until Monday July 11 at 12pm. A Telstra Plus member pre-sale commences Wednesday July 6 at 10am in Brisbane, 11am in Melbourne and Perth, and 12pm in Sydney, running for 48 hours. Head to telstra.com/tickets for further details.