Red Hot Chili Peppers announce North American tour dates for 2017

Band released 'The Getaway' in June

Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced a tour of North America set to take place early next year.

The band, who released new album ‘The Getaway’ in June and headlined Reading and Leeds Festivals last month, will tour the US and Canada from January to March.

The North American tour will follow the band’s tour of Europe later this year. See the dates in full below.

San Antonio, AT&T Center (January 5, 2017)
Houston, Toyota Center (7)
Dallas, American Airlines Arena (8)
New Orleans, Smoothie King Center (10)
Memphis, FedEx Forum (12)
Tulsa, BOK Center (14)
Wichita, Intrust Bank Arena (15)
St. Louis, Scottrade Center (18)
Lincoln, Pinnacle Bank Arena (20)
Minneapolis, Target Center (21)
Detroit, Joe Louis Arena (February 2)
Toronto, Air Canada Centre (4)
Boston, TD Garden (7)
Buffalo, Key Bank Center (10)
Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Arena (12)
New York, Madison Square Garden (15)
Denver, Pepsi Center (March 2)
Glendale, Gila River Arena (4)
San Diego, Valley View Casino Center (5)
Los Angeles, Staples Center (7)
Oakland, Oracle Arena (12)
Portland, Moda Center at Rose Quarter (15)
Seattle, Key Arena (17)
Vancouver, Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (18)

Meanwhile, RHCP bassist Flea has reacted to a Fox News host’s negative comments about the band. Anchor Greg Gutfeld recently labelled the group the “worst band on the planet”.

Speaking to NME at Reading Festival, Flea said: “I remember seeing a poll recently that said people who watch Fox News knew less about world affairs than people who watch no news at all. It’s clearly a funny programme. It doesn’t faze me, not really.”

“I heard that. It’s funny. I don’t care. They’re all welcome to hate us. God bless ’em.”

Red Hot Chili Peppers will play also play the following UK and Ireland shows:

London O2 Arena (December 5-6, 18)
Glasgow SSE Hydro (8)
Birmingham Genting Arena (10-11)
Manchester Arena (14-15)
Dublin 3 Arena (20-21)

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