Red Hot Chili Peppers To Headline WFAN's 'Big Hello To Brooklyn' Concert
December 16, 2013 at 6:44 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A-F/NEW YORK will be holding a "Big Hello to BROOKLYN" concert at BARCLAYS CENTER on FEBRUARY 1st, and morning hosts BOOMER ESIASON and CRAIG CARTON announced this morning that RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will be the headliners. Drummer CHAD SMITH visited the show to join in the announcement. The concert will also feature NEW POLITICS, MS MR, J. RODDY WALSTON AND THE BUSINESS, and BASIC VACATION and will be part of the arena's "Kickoff in BROOKLYN" series during SUPER BOWL week, which will also include a boxing event and the NETS-OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER game. Tickets are going on sale FRIDAY (12/20).
CBS RADIO SVP, Strategic Events and Partnerships AMY STEVENS said, “The intersection of sports and music is never bigger than during the weekend of the SUPER BOWL. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are an American institution and rock 'n’ roll icons, and what better way to celebrate football’s championship than with this incredible lineup of artists for local fans and the thousands in NEW YORK from around the world.”