Monday, March 11, 2019

Red Hot Chili Peppers to live stream Pyramids Of Giza concert

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will live stream a concert from The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt on Friday, March 15.

Delivered via the band’s social media channels with the assistance of live music distribution platform, the event will mark the first time any event has been live-streamed from the last-standing wonder of the ancient world.

“Before each new place my body tingles with excitement,” says Chili Peppers bassist Flea, “a yearning for a new mystery to unfold, a fascination with a new culture, the possibility of new friends, tasting new food, smelling new tastes, absorbing new rhythms. Learning. Learning. Learning.

“It is happening again right now, my heart is abuzz with joy at the prospect of performing in Egypt. I’m so grateful and humbled for the impending experience. The pyramids, it’s unbelievable, we just jumped at the opportunity…I have always been fascinated by Egypt and that region of the world and I am so excited to go.”

"We've produced live streams from some exotic places like the North Pole, but never from as magical a setting as the foot of The Great Pyramid,” adds Founder and CEO Brad Serling. “We've been releasing live recordings from the Chili Peppers for several years, so we jumped at the opportunity to broadcast the band's historic appearance in Giza."

The concert will be filmed in 4K by 7 Cinematics, directed by George Elizondo, and live streamed in FullHD via to the band's social media channels.

The Giza event will be broadcast live on Friday, March 15 via YouTube, Twitter and Facebook starting at 9pm EET / 7pm GMT / 2pm EST / 11am PST.

An audio recording of the show will be released at in multiple download formats ranging from MP3 to hi-resolution audio. The Chili Peppers started releasing live recordings of every show they play in 2011 with, and have since added a handful of archival shows dating back to 2000 to

The Egypt appearance follows the Chili Peppers’ recently-wrapped month-long series of shows in Australia and New Zealand.

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