Red Hot Chili Peppers in Venice Beach: Pictures

Here are the first few from Ray Rae! More pictures from Edizen and Alex’s rooftop (where they were playing) later! Have any good ones? Send them in!

Red Hot Chili Peppers Venice Beach  July 30, 2011

Flea and Anthony: Picture by Ray Rae!

Red Hot Chilli Peppers Venice Beach - Picture by Lori Petty
Wine + Chili Peppers: Picture by Lori Petty.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Video Shoot at Venice Beach
Dude, it is OFW. Picture by Jonathan Alcorn.

More pictures after the “jump”!

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Rooftop Concert at 6:30 in Venice!

I was not going to post this until after it happened .. but since the band is now putting word out … the rumor is true! After 4 years on hiatus, The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be playing a sunset show on the rooftop at 19th and Ocean Front Walk. Enjoy!

Flea

Having been on that rooftop many times, I can tell you the best place to watch is from High at the Erwin hotel, the paddle tennis courts or the sand past muscle beach by the bike path. Standing near the house will give you no view … seriously .. just head to the beach or HIGH!

35th Annual Festival of the Chariots: July 31st

The Festival of the Chariots commences at 10:00 AM Sunday at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium and proceeds south on Main St, with three fully decorated four-story tall chariots leading a colorful parade toward the Ocean Front Walk Plaza at Venice Beach. The festival will arrive at Venice Beach at noon.

festival of the chariots

The Festival of the Chariots includes a free feast for thousands, free entertainment and exhibits and booths all bringing together the finest in Indian culture. The festival celebrates Lord Jagannatha, the Lord of the Universe, and is put on by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The Festival of the Chariots is now performed in every country across the world and dates back thousands of years to Jagannatha Puri, India.