RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS TO PLAY SPECIAL 60 MINUTE SET AT ULSTER HALL IN BELFAST AS PART OF 2011 MTV EMA
Show takes place November 6th and tickets go on sale October 22, 2011
New York – October 17, 2011. The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced that Ulster Hall will be the location of their performance for the MTV EMA. The band they will play a special 60 minute set with one song being broadcast within the 2011 MTV EMA. Door will open at 5:00PM and there will be no admission after 5:40PM. Show begins at 6PM sharp.
Currently on a sold out European arena tour and fresh off the release of their latest chart-topping album I’m With You, these legendary funk rockers from California are guaranteed to give fans in Belfast – and MTV audiences around the world – an unforgettable performance that will show why they continue to be one of the biggest rock acts on the planet. The “2011 MTV EMA” will premiere Sunday, November 6th at 9PM GMT* from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Tickets for this special 2011 MTV EMA event at the Ulster Hall will go on sale Saturday, October, 22nd at 9AM from The Ulster Hall Box Office ONLY. Tickets are £42.40 Sterling including booking fee and there will be a MAXIMUM 2 ticket limit per person.
“We haven’t played in Belfast in a long time, to be able to perform in such a historic location for music is something we are very much looking forward to!” the band said.
In addition to their performance the band is nominated for two EMA, Best Live Act and Best Rock. You can vote for winners via http://uk.mtvema.com/vote
*check local listings; the show will air tape delayed in some markets.
ABOUT RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
I’m With You is Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first new album since the two-set Stadium Arcadium, which debuted at No. 1 in 28 countries around the world, including the U.S. – their first Number One album on the Los Angeles quartet’s home turf. The album spawned three No.1 Modern Rock hits: “Dani California” (which spent 14 weeks at No. 1 and is one of three songs in the history of Billboard’s Alternative Chart to debut at No. 1), “Tell Me Baby,” and “Snow (Hey Oh).” To support Stadium Arcadium, the Chili Peppers played to millions of fans around the world throughout 2007, including sold-out arena tours of Europe and North America, appearances at the Fuji Festival in Japan and Live Earth, and headlining slots at Lollapalooza in Chicago, and the Leeds and Reading Festivals in the U.K.
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six GRAMMY® Awards, including “Best Rock Album” for Stadium Arcadium, “Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group” for “Dani California,” “Best Rock Song” for “Scar Tissue,” and “Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal” for “Give It Away.” Red Hot Chili Peppers is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.
About the 2011 MTV EMA
The 2011 MTV EMA will be hosted by multi-talented singer and actress Selena Gomez. In addition to Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, Jessie J, LMFAO and Snow Patrol are confirmed to perform, with further performers and presenters to be announced in the coming weeks. Viewers can vote for their favorite EMA artists by visiting http://www.mtvema.com. Lady Gaga leads the pack of EMA nominees with six nods, with Katy Perry and Bruno Mars following closely behind with four nominations. Adele, Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds To Mars are each up for three awards. Other EMA nominees include Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Lopez, LMFAO, Jessie J, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Far East Movement, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Wiz Khalifa and Kings of Leon. Richard Godfrey and Bruce Gillmer are Executive Producers for the “2011 MTV EMA.” For all MTV EMA news and announcements, check out EMA on Facebook and follow us @ EMA Twitter. For MTV EMA press materials, please visit press.mtvema.com.
Posted on October 17, 2011
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