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Red Hot Chili Peppers cancels show, not performing for 6 weeks due to band member injury

The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced they will not be performing for at least the next six weeks following an injury to a member of the band.

The Grammy-award winning alternative rock band posted on Instagram Tuesday that they will not be performing at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas in Los Angeles this weekend due to the band member's injury.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers did not specify which band member was injured, nor what the injury was or what its seriousness is.

The band was set to headline the annual concert, which will also feature performances from The Offspring, Garbage, Portugal, The Man, Bleachers, Cannons, LoveJoy, Bakar and The Beaches. Refunds for the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show are available for 48 hours via Ticketmaster.

(From L) Red Hot Chili Peppers' members Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante perform during the Global Citizen Festival at Central Park in New York City on September 23, 2023.
(From L) Red Hot Chili Peppers' members Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante perform during the Global Citizen Festival at Central Park in New York City on September 23, 2023.

The band plans to return to performing on March 2, 2024 with KROQ at the Kia Forum arena in Inglewood, California.

"So, have a great time this weekend and hang on to your ticket," the statement from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Instagram says.

USA TODAY has reached out to a Red Hot Chili Peppers representative for more information.

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