Formed in 2009, the Red Not Chili Peppers have quickly risen to be the Nation’s most active Chili Pepper tribute while also reaching international markets in Brazil, Mexico, and Japan. With top musicians hailing from as far as Italy and Argentina, the Red Not’s have stopped at nothing to develop the most accurate re-creation of that distinctive alternative funk rock sound everyone knows to be Red Hot Chili Peppers. Start with musicians who grew up heavily influenced by RHCP with an uncanny physical resemblance, mix in the ability to deliver a truly explosive performance, and you have all the ingredients for a world-class tribute act. The Red Not’s will always deliver that raging party everyone expects from a Chili Pepper show!
The Red Not Chili Peppers formed locally in San Diego in 2009 and have since toured throughout the US, Mexico, Brazil and Japan as one of the top RHCP tributes in the world. Now composed of an international group of musicians with members hailing from as far as Italy and Argentina, the Red Nots have stopped at nothing to recreate the hits and high energy performance of the world’s most famous funk rockers. Keeping true to the original band, shows are packed with free jams and solo performances; making the Red Not Chili Peppers one of the most organic tribute experiences around.
Juan is a natural force of energy on stage. Having performed major roles in Broadway shows, and years of fronting bands on both coasts, Juan is most comfortable in the spotlight. Juan's energy is reminiscent of Kiedis in the late 80s which also happens to be when he became a RHCP addict himself. From old funky raps to melodic choruses of the new, Juan digs it all, and digs in deep to his RHCP love on stage.
Recently transplanted in L.A. from Monopoli Italy, Angelo is a singer, songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist who spent seven years learning composition, audio engineering and live performance at CPM Music Institute in Milan. Take a moment to check out some of Angelo's incredible originals and you'll see the pure influence Frusciante has had on his songwriting and vocal style.
Jonny Savage is a music addict who grew up deprived from connections to the latest hits and trends in rural Vermont. Through the old mail order supplier BMG, he randomly got his hands on the Blood Sugar Sex Magik album when he was 12 and was so influenced that he begged for a bass guitar the next Christmas. Santa came through, and 15 years later he started the Red Not Chili Peppers.
After graduating from IU Jacobs School of Music, Steve traveled the world on cruise ships backing top artists before landing in sunny California. In the short time he has been on the West Coast, he has performed with Blake Lewis, Mikalah Gordon, and opened for P.O.D., The Wailers, and Steel Pulse. Recently he was selected as a finalist in Chad Smith's Bombastic Drum Contest and won the San Diego's Guitar Center Drum-Off.