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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS : Everything you need to know about their Hunter Valley show in 2019

Saturday 23 February at Hope Estate

Yes, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’are coming to the Hunter! It’s their first tour in Australia in over a decade and we couldn’t be more excited to see them play at Hope Estate in February 2019. We’ve got all the info below, and if you’re keen to a classic band road trip, you can check out the full tour dates there too!

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

Hope Estate, Hunter Valley
2213 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Saturday 23 February, 2019

TICKETS
available HERE

    • American Express + Fanclub Presale from 9am November 21, 2018
    • Live Nation Presale from 12pm November 23, 2018
    • General Onsale from 12pm November 26, 2018

Ticket Prices are yet to be released, but will be updated here ASAP

ADDED PACKAGES
available HERE

    • Regular Hamper + Double GA Tickets : $349
    • Veuve Clicquot Hamper + Double GA Tickets : $439
    • Signature Dinner + Platinum Tickets : $449
    • Brewhouse Cocktail party + Platinum Tickets : $499
    • VIP Deck + Platinum Tickets : $799
    • Ultimate Package + Platinum Tickets : $899

TRANSPORT

Wondering if you should drive to the show or catch the bus? Wonder no longer. When it comes to car or bus, you should definitely catch the bus.

We employ an army of police and traffic control staff after the show to help cars leave as quickly as possible, but the Pokolbin road system blocks up really quickly and we can’t control that. Even though we offer VIP Parking with some of our hospitality packages, you’re still looking at a long wait. Especially after an amazing night of fun with friends and family, you would be tired and your tolerance for getting out and back to your accommodation would be at an all-time low.

Meanwhile, the buses leave on dedicated roads at the back of the winery and get thousands of people home in quick time. Plus, you aren’t driving so you get the luxury of having that last glass of wine or an extra boogie to tire you out without worrying about the safety issues of getting home.

For Hunter and Central Coast destinations, including handy stops at all the major wine region hotels, use Rover Coaches. If you’re coming from Sydney, use Zepher Tours. You’ll arrive home much faster in a much happier state of mind.

SEATING

We strongly recommend that anyone who requires a chair purchase a reserved seat as we cannot guarantee that BYO folding chairs will be allowed in the General Admission section at every concert. For major concert events chairs will not be permitted. Smaller concert may allow low lying chairs.

If chairs are allowed, a notice will be published on the specific concerts information page.

If chairs are allowed, then low chairs with a seating height of no more than 15cm off the ground are allowed into the venue. Preferably chairs with no legs or very short (5cm) legs. No full height folding chairs are allowed in at any concert. The restriction on chair size is to ensure all patrons can see the act and no safety hazards arise from oversized chairs.

Please be aware that while these are reserved seat shows, patrons may stand during the performance.

See EVENT DETAILS of each specific event for their chair policy. We strongly recommend that anyone who requires a chair purchase a reserved seat.

FOOD

No, Hope Estate Winery and its outdoor concert amphitheatre is a fully catered venue and there is STRICTLY NO BYO FOOD OR BEVERAGE (including water); this will be enforced by security at entry gates. Free Water Refilling stations can be found throughout the event site. Please note the bars & food stalls are CASH ONLY.

DRINKS

No, Hope Estate Winery and its outdoor concert amphitheatre is a fully licenced venue and STRICTLY NO BYO BEVERAGE (including water); this will be enforced by security at entry gates. Free drinking water will be available on-site. Patrons may bring in empty plastic bottles or plastic or foam cups for this purpose. Coffee vans are also on-site so you can get a caffeine hit. Please note the bars & food stalls are CASH ONLY.

ICE

No, in accordance with our alcohol management plan ice is not available, nor are patrons allowed to bring it with them as it provides the opportunity for stockpiling of drinks. This is the reason why eskies and cooler bags are not allowed in the venue.

We understand that this penalises those patrons who just want to keep their drinks cold however, it is in the interest of safety and enforcing responsible service of alcohol that this policy has been put in place.

ATM

Yes, there is an ATM office on-site which provides cash out, it is open until the main act takes the stage. Please note the bars & food stalls are CASH ONLY.

SMOKING

Yes, but only in the designated smoking areas – these areas are determined by the Promoter’s site manager.

RAIN

The concert will proceed rain or shine. Only exceptionally severe weather conditions will affect the performance, so come prepared for the conditions on the day. Remember umbrellas are not allowed inside the venue. If weather conditions are deemed dangerous for the artist to perform or put the patron’s safety is at risk, the promoter may cancel the concert.

WEAR

The amphitheatre is grass underfoot so it is advisable to wear comfortable flat shoes. Because we are at the mercy of Mother Nature it is important to dress for the weather conditions on the day. This may include a sun hat and sunscreen, warm coat, water proof jacket or poncho for inclement weather. (Umbrellas will not be allowed).

DISABLED

Disabled parking is available near the main entry gate – entry is via Broke Road. Disabled toilets are located at either side of the stage. Disabled seating arrangements and companion tickets are handled by the Promoter & Ticketing agency – please refer any questions to Ticketmaster.

PASS OUTS

No, there are NO PASS OUTS. Once you’re in you’re in.

WHAT NOT TO BRING

• Chairs – Full height
• Professional Cameras, audio or video recording devices
• Umbrellas, tents & sunshades
• Glass, aluminium & metal containers
• Drinks or drink bottles of any kind (empty plastic bottles excepted)
• Alcoholic beverages
• Food
• Picnic baskets & eskies
• Illegal or illicit substances of any kind
• Musical instruments or air horns
• Prams
• Poles, sticks, banners or oversized flags (more than 1m x 1m)
• Confetti or shredded paper
• Fireworks, flares or explosives
• Animals (except for authorized assistance dogs)
• Balls, sporting equipment, bicycles, skateboards, skates or scooters
• Any other object which may be used as a missile or weapon
• Any other object that the promoter considers inappropriate or dangerous.

LOST PROPERTY

Any lost property that is found by or handed to a Hope Estate staff member is kept in the Cellar Door. Items may be found by Security or other staff employed by the Promoter, in that case please contact the Concert Promoter’s office.

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