Music: RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS UK Tour comes to Albert Hall Nottingham May

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“Fresh Air“ – World Tour 2020

RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS  

The most Famous Bagpipe Band in the World, ever!

 

 

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014. The past fifteen years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet…ever!   Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show that carries its own health warning.

The band’s achievements have reached incredible heights with their groundbreaking fusion of traditional Scottish music and rock/pop Anthems which they proudly call “Bagrock”.  The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are a genuinely unique experience.

The Chillis have never been more in demand for their infectious style of feel good music which appeals right across the age range to people all over the world. They have collected together an impressive group of musicians, dancers and singers from Scotland and further afield, many holding World Championship titles and all seriously good players with impressive credentials and qualifications.

In 2014, The Chilli Pipers released a new live DVD and CD entitled `Live at the Lake`.  In an explosive evening of entertainment captured on this live DVD and CD, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers recorded their most adventurous project to date, bringing 16 musicians and dancers across the Atlantic to perform at Milwaukee Irish Fest, the US spiritual home of the band. They captured the unique and explosive power of  the Chilli Pipers in one unforgettable evening by the shores of Lake Michigan. Tracks include Insomnia, Gimme All Your Lovin’, Thunderstruck, Everybody Dance Now, Amazing Grace, Fix You, Chasing Cars, Wake Me Up, Don’t Stop Believin and We Will Rock You.

In February 2019, the Pipers and Tom Walker released a new version  of his massive hit “Leave a Light On”.  The release is in aid of Nordoff Robins, the music therapy charity and it went straight into the iTunes top five. The collaboration came about after Tom performed with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers at Murrayfield Rugby Stadium before the Scotland v  Italy Six Nations match.

 

In June 2019, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers released a new studio album, entitled  “Fresh Air”.  An exciting fusion of brand-new songs and carefully selected covers. In a new departure for the Red Hot Chilli Pipers many of the songs include lead vocals.  Some of the highlights are  “Leave the Light On” featuring Tom Walker on vocals. Leonard Cohen´s “Hallalujah” and “Shut Up and Dance” from the American band Walk the Moon, both songs feature the incredibly talented singer Chris Judge on vocals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some facts and figures about the Red Hot Chilli Pipers:

 

Gold disc for over 100,000 UK sales of their first album – `Backrock to the Masses‘.

To date, The Red Hot Chilli Piper have performed  live to over 1 million people.

Triple platinum status for the album and DVD – `Blast Live`.

Awarded twice for `Best Live Act in Scotland`.

Over 4.5 million views on YouTube of their viral cover of the Avici track `Wake me up`.

Sell out gigs and tours in USA, China, Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Australia.

Winner of the BBC TV prime time talent show `When Will I be Famous` hosted by Graham Norton.

A Big Hearted Scotland nomination for their charity work.

Performances at BBC Proms in Hyde Park, T in the Park, Wacken Open Air Festival.

Performances at major sporting events including NBC Olympics Studio and the Rugby World Cup.

Over 350,000 Facebook followers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS – April & May 2020 – UK Tour Dates include:

 

Friday 24th April

HARROGATE – Royal Hall

 

Saturday 25th April

MIDDLESBROUGH – Town Hall

 

Sunday 26th April

BLACKPOOL – Grand Theatre

 

 

Friday 1 May

LONDON – Cadogan Hall

 

Saturday 2nd May

MANCHESTER – Royal Northern College of Music

 

Friday 8th May

SALISBURY – City Hall

 

Friday 9th May

NOTTINGHAM – Albert Hall Great Hall

 

Thursday 14th May

SCUNTHORPE – Bath Halls

 

Friday 15th May

TELFORD – Oakengates Theatre

 

Saturday 16th May

ST ALBANS – Alban Arena

 

Sunday 17th May

SOUTHEND ON SEA – Palace Theatre

 

Thursday 21st May

ALDERSHOT – Princes Hall

 

Friday 22nd May

CHELTENHAM – Town Hall

 

Saturday 23rd May

HASTINGS – St Mary In The Castle

 

Friday 29th May

BARROW – Forum

 

 

Tickets are available from: http://www.thegigcartel.com/Artists-profiles/Red-Hot-Chilli-Pipers.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on the RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS, click on their website / social media links below:

Website – https://rhcp.scot

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/redhotchillipipersofficial

Twitter – https://twitter.com/chillipipers

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/redhotchillipipers/

You Tube Channel Link:  https://www.youtube.com/user/redhotchillipiper

 

Short Live Video Highlights – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hicHws7kMCI

Extended Live Video Highlights – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BWEd_kB6WE

‘Leave A Light On’ with Tom Walker – https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=Mfd1izwEd9E

 

 

 

 

 

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