RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS and Red Hot Chilli Dancers come to NEWCASTLE – Tyne Theatre on Friday 24th May 2024!

RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS and Red Hot Chilli Dancers come to NEWCASTLE – Tyne Theatre on Friday 24th May 2024!

In 2023 and 2024 the Red Hot Chilli Pipers will embark on a world tour to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The tour will be accompanied by the release of a first Best Of Live album in the Spring of 2023, featuring new recordings of all their best loved tunes and songs. The Pipers will be accompanied on the tour by the amazing Red Hot Chilli Dancers….It really is a sizzling show!

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their beginnings 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 twenty years have 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 leaves people with warm hearts and smiles on their faces.

The bands 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 exceptional performers with impressive credentials and qualifications.

In 2014 The Chilli Pipers released a 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 spiritual home of the band in the U.S.A. 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, Dont 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 vs. Italy Six Nations match.

In June 2019 the Red Hot Chilli Pipers released a studio album, entitled “Fresh Air”. It´s 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 feature 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 featuring the incredibly talented singer Chris Judge on vocals.

Some facts and figures about the Red Hot Chilli Pipers:

  • Over 15 million views on You Tube of their performance of “Leave a Light On” feat. Tom Walker
  • Over 5 million views on You Tube of their viral cover version of the Avici track `Wake me up`
  • Gold disc for over 100,000 UK sales of their first album – `Backrock to the Masses
  • To date, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have performed live to over 1.5 million people
  • Triple platinum status for the album and DVD – `Blast Live`
  • Awarded twice for `Best Live Act in Scotland`
  • Over 5 million views on You Tube of their viral cover version of the Avici track `Wake me up`
  • Sell out gigs and tours in USA, UK, 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
  • 400,000 Facebook followers

Tickets for the RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS – May & June 2024 UK Shows are available from:

Friday 24 May                  NEWCASTLE – Tyne Theatre

Saturday 25 May              HARROGATE – Royal Hall

Sunday 26 May                 LONDON – Cadogan Hall

Thursday 6 June              BUXTON – Opera House

Friday 7June                   CARDIFF – Tramshed

Saturday 8 June               BLACKPOOL – Grand Theatre

Thursday 13 June             BURY ST EDMUNDS – Apex Arts Centre

Friday 14 June                 ST ALBANS – The Alban Arena

Saturday 15 June             CHESTER – Storyhouse

Thursday 20 June             PETERBOROUGH – The Cresset

Friday 21 June                 BIRMINGHAM – Town Hall


Saturday 22 June             CHELTENHAM – Town Hall

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