Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Park City Grand Prix

Tickets for Dec. 20 Event at Park City Mountain Resort on Sale Nov. 29

PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 27) – The Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the Chevy Truck U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix in Park City Fri. Dec. 20 in a special outdoor concert appearance to be broadcast nationally on NBC. Tickets for the ‘Peppers and Pipe’ program, which include the finals of the Grand Prix superpipe featuring the Olympic medalists, go on sale Friday (Nov. 29) at all Utah Smith’s Tix outlets, as well as Orion’s Music in Park City. The Park City show is one of only a few North American appearances until the Pepper’s tour next spring and summer.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who last weekend won both the ‘Best Live Act’ and ‘Best Hard Rock Act’ at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Barcelona, are making their first Utah appearance in a year-and-a-half. The 5:30-6:30 p.m. concert at Park City Mountain Resort will precede the 7-9:00 p.m. Grand Prix superpipe finals. The event will air nationally on NBC Sat., Dec. 21 at 9 p.m. MST (10 p.m. EST).

Tickets for the ‘Peppers and Pipes’ program are just $22 at all Smith’s Tix outlets beginning Friday. They may also be charged by phone at 801.467.TIXX or purchased online at

The Grammy-winning band is in its third decade as one of the most durable and diverse funk/rock bands. Its current Warner Brothers CD ‘By the Way’, featuring The Zephyr Song, follows on the heels of the highly-successful ‘Californication’ released in 1999.

The superpipe finals following the concert will feature all of the Olympic medalists, including Olympic gold medalists Kelly Clark (Mt. Snow, VT) and Ross Powers (Londonderry, VT).

Tickets for the ‘Pepper and Pipes’ program are limited and a sellout is anticipated.