Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 World Tour Dates Will Start In June


Red Hot Chili Peppers are heading back on the road in June 2022 for a world tour, marking their first extended road dates since 2019. The band — Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante, and Chad Smith — all in incognito, posted a sketch parodying a 1970's local news broadcast to announce the tour — which still has no cities, countries, dates, nor official moniker for the trek.

The Chili Peppers' press release reads in full:

With guitarist and all around cosmic musician John Frusciante back in the fold, the boys are firing on all cylinders, their hearts are full and they’re fixing to unleash an infinite river of creativity, and rock your world.

The band is grateful to be working with event producers Live Nation in this endeavor.

All the tour dates, sales information, support acts and other factoids will be available shortly.

John Frusciante recently took the time to visit local news station KHOT to speak with legendary newscasters John Hammerswaddle, Todd the Squirrel, and Randy Raindrops, and speak about this upcoming journey.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been around, and have not just fallen off the turnip truck, but to a man, they have never been more thrilled, bursting with commitment and purpose, as they are regarding this upcoming tour. They have no interest in resting on past accolades, awards or commercial success, this is a mission, they intend to channel the most mighty spirits, and give everything they’ve got.

No matter how exotic the locale, bassist Flea told us not long ago that the band approaches each show the same way: ["Y'know, with gigs, it's always the same for me — some are fun, some aren't fun, but that doesn't really matter. Actually, serving the mighty tradition of performing for people is just something that I and we as a band care about deeply. So, no matter what the scene is, we're just in to go out there and tap in the source and reach into the most hardcore depths of who we are, to get what we can."] SOUNDCUE (:22 OC: . . . what we can)

Singer Anthony Kiedis told us not long ago that the Chili Peppers have found a way to avoid burning out when touring for a long time: ["We've got it fairly dialed in. You have to hope for the best, but we tour for a couple of weeks, we take a break for 10 days, we tour for a couple of weeks, take a break for eight days. . . I think we're in a better mental state to avoid burning out."] SOUNDCUE (:15 OC: . . . avoid burning out)

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