Red Hot Chili Peppers Postpone Another Concert as Anthony Kiedis Recovers From Flu

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The singer was taken to the hospital in an ambulance just hours before the band’s headlining set time at KROQ's Weenie Roast in Irvine, Calif., on Saturday.

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is “expected to make a full recovery soon” after being hospitalized due to complications from the flu, an update on the band’s website says.

Kiedis was taken to the hospital in an ambulance just hours before the band’s headlining set time at KROQ's Weenie Roast in Irvine, Calif., on Saturday. The band is now calling off its concert set for Tuesday at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank as well.

“Due to Anthony Kiedis' hospitalization from complications from the intestinal flu on Saturday evening, the Red Hot Chili Peppers regretfully must postpone their upcoming concert for iHeart Radio on May 17th," the statement says. "They would like to extend their gratitude to the fans for the outpouring of well wishes. Anthony is expected to make a full recovery soon."

At press time, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ next scheduled tour date is May 23 at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio.

This story first appeared on Billboard.

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