Red Hot Chili Peppers Glasgow 2022: why have RHCP postponed Bellahouston Park gig and will it be rescheduled?

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers were scheduled to perform at the Bellahouston Park in Glasgow tonight.

Red Hot Chili Peppers were scheduled take to the stage in Glasgow tonight.

The band were due to conclude the European leg of their tour in Glasgow.

This is the band’s first time on tour since 2017. The tour is in support of the band’s 12th studio album Unlimited Love which was released in April 2022.

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    Here’s everything you need to know about their upcoming show.

    When were Red Hot Chili Peppers supposed to play Glasgow?

    Red Hot Chili Peppers were scheduled to play at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park today (Friday 1 July).

    Doors were scheduled to open at 4:30pm.

    Why have Red Hot Chili Peppers cancelled thier show?

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced across their social media channels this morning (Friday 1 July) that they would have to postpone their tonight.

    The statement from the band read: “Due to illness RHCP will not be able to perform in Glasgow tonight July 1st.”

    “We are working on ways to reschedule this show. Please hold onto your tickets adn wait for an update soon.”

    “RHCP love Scotland and are deeply disappointed not to be able to perform the show. Thank you for your patience and understanding.”

    Will my tickets still be valid?

    While an official rescheduled date for the show has not been announced or confirmed as of yet, RHCP have told fans to keep a hold of their tickets and they will be valid for the next show.

    Can I still get tickets?

    Tickets for the show are still available via Ticketmaster.

    At the time of publishing prices for general standing tickets started at £91.50 per person. This price does not include any additional handling or delivery fees.

    Who was the support act supposed to be?

    For their Bellahouston Park show Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Thundercat will open for the band.

    Anderson. Paak is a 36-year-old American rapper. He released his last album in 2021, it was named ‘An Evening With Silk Sonic’ with the 10 song album featuring at least himself, Bruno Mars and Silk Sonic. The album was deemed a great success, with the most famous song from the album, named ‘Leave The Door Open’ currently having 818 million streams on Spotify.

    Free Nationals are an American R&B band, who were formed in Los Angeles. The group consists of Jose Rios, Ron Avant, Kelsey Gonzales and Callum Connor.

    Thundercat, real name Stephen Lee Bruner, is an American bass guitarist, singer, songwriter and actor who hails from Los Angeles. He featured on the collaborated album on Sonic Silk, Anderson, Paak and Bruno Mars on the song ‘After Last Night’.

    What is the setlist?

    While the band won’t confirm an official setlist for the show, setlist.fm have published a setlist from Red Hot Chili Peppers performance on 29 June at Marlay Park in Dublin.

    This may give fans a better idea of what they can expect at the Glasgow show.

    The setlist went in the following order:

    • Intro Jam
    • Can’t Stop
    • Dani Californication
    • Universally Speaking 
    • These Are the Ways 
    • If You Have to Ask
    • Snow ((Hey Oh))
    • Nobody Weird Like Me 
    • Whatchu Thinkin’
    • Suck My Kiss
    • Hard to Concentrate
    • The Heavy Wing
    • Otherside
    • Black Summer
    • Californication 
    • What Is Soul?
    • Give It Away

    Encore:

    • Sir Psycho Sexy 
    • They’re Red Hot
    • By the Way

    Who are the Red Hot Chili Peppers?

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    The Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

    The band consists of co-founders Anthony Kiedis (lead vocals), Flea (bass), drummer Chad Smith and guitarist John Frusciante.

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time with over 100 million records sold worldwide.

    They are the most successful band in the history of alternative rock, with the records for most number-one singles (14), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.

    Throughout their career the band have won six Grammy Awards, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. They also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2022.