SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

May 01, 2006 21:30 ET

Red Hot Chili Peppers Take Their Heat to the Stage

North American Arena Tour Details Revealed

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2006 -- This evening Red Hot Chili Peppers revealed details of the first three North American legs of their World Tour in support of "Stadium Arcadium." These much anticipated shows will kick off Friday, August 11 in Portland, OR.

The band unveiled the tour information during a 90-minute radio broadcast, live from New York City, which previewed songs from "Stadium Arcadium," their much lauded two-CD set releasing Tuesday, May 9.

Concert tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 13 (except for Boise, which goes on sale May 12). However, fan club members can purchase tickets starting Sunday, May 7. Additionally, those pre-ordering the album via iTunes can purchase tickets on the album release day, May 9.

The opener for Red Hot Chili Peppers will be The Mars Volta.

The first three North American legs of the world tour are:

August 11 in Portland, OR at Rose Garden
August 15 in Boise, ID at Taco Bell Arena
August 16 in Salt Lake City, UT at Delta Center
August 18 in Denver, CO at Pepsi Center
August 21 in Phoenix, AZ at Glendale Arena
August 22 in San Diego, CA at Sports Arena
August 24 in Oakland, CA at Oakland Arena
August 27 in Fresno, CA at Selland Arena
September 14 in Vancouver, BC at GM Place
September 16 in Calgary, AB at Pengrowth Saddledome
September 17 in Edmonton, AB at Rexall Place
September 19 in Saskatoon, SK at Saskatchewan Credit Union Center
September 20 in Winnipeg, MB at MTS Centre
September 25 in Toronto, ON at Air Canada Center
September 28 in Montreal, QC at Bell Centre
October 1 in Quebec City, QC at Pepsi Coliseum
October 17 in East Rutherford, NJ (New York show) at Continental Airlines
October 20 in Boston, MA at Fleet Center
October 21 in Albany, NY at Pepsi Arena
October 23 in Philadelphia, PA at Wachovia Center
October 26 in Atlanta, GA at Gwinnett
October 30 in Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena
October 31 in Cleveland, OH at Quicken Loans Arena
November 2 in Grand Rapids, MI at Van Andel Arena
November 3 in Detroit, MI at Palace of Auburn Hills
November 5 in Minneapolis, MN at Excel Arena
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans on October 28.

"Stadium Arcadium" is the ninth studio album from the Chili Peppers and the first since 2002's "By the Way," which debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200. All told, the band has sold more than 50 million albums, logged seven multiplatinum CDs and scored nine #1 Modern Rock hits, including the current single "Dani California."

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