Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Unveils Spacious New Home for His Silverlake Conservatory of Music

By Tamara Syed Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea and architect Barbara Bestor unveiled the newly designed space for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music last month. Eight times larger than its previous home, the music school can now play host … Continue reading

Members of Guns N’ Roses, Deep Purple & Cheap Trick Front Star-Studded Benefit for Adopt the Arts

By Kennedi Johnson With arts-based curriculum increasingly becoming a footnote in American education, organizations that strive to preserve and protect arts in public schools are all the more important. One such organization is the LA-based charity, Adopt the Arts. On … Continue reading

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Throw a Quinceanera for Two Great Causes

By Kennedi Johnson Funnyman Will Ferrell and his uncanny lookalike, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith, cordially invite you to their Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceanera! That’s right — two grown men are throwing themselves … Continue reading

Neil Young and Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform at Silverlake Conservatory Benefit Concert

By Sarah Weiss When budget cuts are made, arts education is often among the first of the casualties. In order to protect the careers of budding musicians in Los Angeles, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea founded the Silverlake Conservatory … Continue reading

Coldplay, Beyonce, Mumford & Sons and more team up with African musicians on charity comp

By Allison Rivers What do Coldplay, Beyonce, Mumford & Sons, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fleet Foxes, REM and Bruno Mars have in common?  All of these musicians and more are collaborating with African musicians including Toumani Diabaté, Bassekou Kouyate, Ali … Continue reading

Red Hot Chili Peppers urge fans to help stop the extradition of environmental activist Paul Watson

By Laura Ferreiro The Red Hot Chili Peppers are calling for German authorities to stop the extradition of environmental activist Captain Paul Watson to Costa Rica, and have asked their fans to show their support. Watson is the founder of … Continue reading