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Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Center May 10

Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Center May 10

Frequent Midnight Sun contributor Evan Haga caught the Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Washington last night. Here's his take: The most impressive thing about the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ sold-out show last night at D.C.’s Verizon Center had more to do with what the band played than how they played it. The Chili Peppers formed in Los Angeles 28 years ago — an eternity in pop — and they’re beginning to reap the nostalgic rewards of that longevity; specifically, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. But at Verizon, there was little nostalgia and even less coasting. The crowd received material from last year’s excellent...

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