The Red Hot Chili Peppers played a private show at Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Eve party at his $90 million estate on the hillside of Gouverneur Beach on St. Barts Island.
The New Year’s Eve party started at 10pm and carried on until 4am on New Year’s Day 2012. RHCP were on stage for the 2012 countdown and played for an hour until 12:45 a.m. The special guests included George Lucas, Mischa Barton, Marc Jacobs, Martha Stewart, Brett Ratner, Harvey Weinstein, Georgina Chapman and Jimmy Buffett. The 300 invite only guests were informed to dress “island chic.” and were treated to a show from RHCP, a buffet and a DJ.
Update – March 12th 2012
RHCP’s sound engineer, Dave Rat has tweeted a photo of the setlist from the show!
1. By The Way
2. Dani California
3. Countdown/Auld Lang Syne
4. Can’t Stop
5. Scar Tissue
6. The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie
8. Look Around
9. Soul To Squeeze
11. Give It Away
12. Louie Louie – Toots and the Maytals
By The Way (Clip)
Louie Louie with Toots from Toots and the Maytals
Prior to the show Anthony Kiedis, Flea and Chad Smith relaxed on St. Bart’s Gouverneur Beach. See the related articles below for photos…
Anthony Kiedis & Flea Surfing on St. Barts Island on December 29th, 2011
Anthony Kiedis & Everly on the Beach on St. Barts Island on December 29th, 2011
Chad Smith in the Sea on St. Barts Island on Christmas Day 2011
Anthony Kiedis at St. Barts Villa Party on December 30th 2011
Red Hot Chili Peppers to play at Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Eve Party
Thanks to lira, KittyKate and Simón Sumovic for contributing content to this article.