Today Wednesday, very early, hundreds of thousands of fans lined up virtually to wait for 10amdesperate for tickets to the second River of hot red pepperson November 26th. By noon all tickets were sold out. So far, nothing is known about a third date.
Undoubtedly one can already speak of a real and surprising rage for the famous Californian band who has come to Argentina many times, most recently five years ago. Since then, the group has released two new albums and is celebrating its 40-year career.
a new stage
After the reinstatement of the admired guitarist John Frusciante in 2019, after a 10-year absence from the band, two new albums see the light in 2022: unlimited love AND The return of the dream canteen. Soon after, in late 2022, they announced a world tour, confirming dates in North America and Europe.
Rumors about the South American leg of the tour have not stopped growing since November last year, when a video of the band’s drummer, Chad Smith, went viral, assuring an Argentinean fan they would play the country again in 2023. The dates announced in early March in Brazil has rekindled the dream that has finally come true.
Visits always successful
Since 1993, when they made their live country debut, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have come on seven tours as their loyal following has grown in number and new generations of fans have joined. The last time was in 2017 when they closed the Lollapalooza Argentina festival.
These two shows in River promise to be an opportunity to meet the Red Hots again and be part of the crossroads between the adrenaline of their novelties and the obligatory passage through the classics, linked to the memories of the different phases of the life of their thousands of fans .
The recording phenomenon before its long-awaited return only confirms that the band is as relevant as ever and that its Argentinean followers – and those of the entire region – are growing.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.