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        9/11/2012, Elul 24, 5772

      Red Hot Chili Peppers Play for 50,000 in Tel Aviv

      The American musical act Red Hot Chili Peppers performed Monday evening in Tel Aviv. Promoters reported that over 50,000 tickets were sold for the show, according to the Times of Israel. Prior to the concert they visited the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem and other sites.

      Opening up for the band was Fool’s Gold, a group led by Israeli born singer Luke Top. The band sings in Hebrew as well as English. Israeli singer Riff Cohen, performed an opening set as well.
      In a short video promo preceding their arrival, Red Hot Chili Peppers members expressed excitement in coming to Israel. They also mentioned that former lead guitarist, the late Hillel Slovak was born in Haifa.