Chili Peppers Announce Tour Dates

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers will kick off their five-date tour

promoting tolerance among teens May 15 at the Roseland Theater in

Portland, Ore. The tour will be the funky rockers' first slate

of significant dates with returning guitarist John Frusciante,

with whom they recorded their upcoming album, Californication

(June 8). The other dates on the tour are May 16 at the Moore Theater in

Seattle, May 20 at First Avenue in Minneapolis, May 25 at Clutch Cargo

in Detroit, and May 27 at the Theater of Living Arts in Philadelphia.