Chorzow gets red hot with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers performing live
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform on the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow on Tuesday July 3, during their current tour. The band will play with the Australian group Jet.
Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Flea and Chad Smith are visiting Poland for the first time in the 24-year history of the band. Their vigor is growing as time passes, and each of their performances seems like an explosion of energy. On the other hand, their music has become increasingly mature as years go by and the band has reached a climax in their art.
Such is their latest album ? the 2006 ?Stadium Arcadium,? combining the freshness and dynamic of their milestone record ?Blood Sugar Sex Magic? with the composed artistry of ?Californication? or ?By the Way.? It received 6 Grammy awards and sold over 1 mln copies in Europe in the first month after being released.
One key to the album?s success may be, as the musicians admit, the growing understanding between them that they claim has reached its peak ? this also promises an excellent live performance.
Jet, the supporting band from Australia, became famous after its 2004 debut album, ?Get Born,? which sold over 4 mln copies around the world. Along with another Australian group, The Vines, they created something of a worldwide interest in bands from the antipodes.
Even though their second and latest album, ?Shine On? failed to repeat the success of its predecessor and their first single ?Are You Gonna Be My Girl? remains the band?s biggest success, their raw ?garage? energy can raise hope for a good opening act.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers came to Poland by invitation from Era, one of the nation?s mobile phone operators, as a part of the company?s campaign ?Era nadaje rytm? (?Era transmits rhythm?).
The organizer, Live Nation, is selling tickets on their web site: www.livenation.pl, www.ticketpro.pl and at TicketPro?s partner stores (110 to 170 zloty, 505 zloty for VIP). Gates will open at 15:00.
To get to Chorzow you must first arrive in Katowice, by car or by train. If arriving by train, either take a taxi or use the tramline 11, heading for ?Chebzie Petla.?