June 28: Red Hot Chili Peppers to kick-off Summerfest 50 on opening night

Rock superstars, Red Hot Chili Peppers will kick-off the milestone celebration with a performance in the Marcus Amphitheater on opening night, Wednesday, June 28.

One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, 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."  The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' last studio album, The Getaway, was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 17, 2016.  

It's been over a decade since Red Hot Chili Peppers have performed at Summerfest

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