NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 4, 2011 – Red Hot Chili Peppers, singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, are bringing their new album “I’m With You” to the global stage with a song-by-song live concert performance, via satellite to select movie theaters around the world, including more than 450 theaters in the U.S. The band will perform the entire album in sequence, followed by some of their greatest hits in a special high-definition cinematic in-theater event, Red Hot Chili Peppers LIVE: Im With You. It is the first – and only – time the new album will be performed in its entirety by the band. Presented in the U.S. by NCM Fathom and BY Experience, tickets for Red Hot Chili Peppers LIVE: I’m With You go on sale starting tomorrow, Friday, August 5, at participating theater box offices, at www.FathomEvents.com and at www.RHCPLiveHD.com where fans can also view the event cinema trailer.
Red Hot Chili Peppers LIVE: I’m With You concert will be captured live in high-definition from Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday, August 30, by Splinter Films, and will be presented the same day in more than 450 select U.S. movie theaters in over 130 markets through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network– North America’s largest cinema broadcast network. The U.S. program will commence at 8:00 p.m. in each time zone. A second showing of the event will take place on Thursday, September 1, in the U.S., also at 8:00 p.m. in each time zone.
Red Hot Chili Peppers LIVE: I’m With You concert will also be transmitted to movie theaters in Europe, Canada and Latin America. Delayed showings are planned in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. Additional cinemas/countries may be added. Presently, over 900 cinemas worldwide will present the in-theater concert event. Event times may vary by territory.
Red Hot Chili Peppers LIVE: I’m With You digital cinema event is distributed globally by New York-based BY Experience.
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, won six Grammy Awards, and hold the record for the most No. 1 singles of all time at Alternative radio, a total of 11, and a combined 81 weeks at No. 1. The new single “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie” is currently at radio globally.
Recorded at East West In Los Angeles and Shangri-la in Malibu, Calif., “I’m With You” was produced by Rick Rubin, who produced the band’s previous five albums, “Stadium Arcadium” (2006), “By The Way” (2002), “Californication” (1999), “One Hot Minute” (1995), and “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” (1991). The album was mixed by Andrew Scheps and Greg Fidelman.
“I’m With You” is released in the U.S and Canada on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, and varying dates internationally through Warner Bros. Records.
For more information and a list of participating U.S. theater locations (theaters and participants are subject to change), please visit www.FathomEvents.com. For global theater locations, please visit www.RHCPLiveHD.com