Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform on the orange stage at Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark 29 June 2016.
(Scanpix Denmark/Nils Meilvang/via REUTERS )
His Valentine surprise hits.
A British man flew with his girlfriend to Northern Ireland for a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert on Valentine’s day week — only to learn he’d actually bought tickets for the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, a bagpipe band that is more suitable for a funeral.
Duncan Robb, Chesterfield, England, threw the money for the $42 Belfast show in December and was surprised that she is such a good deal, according to ABC.
Still can’t believe that we have flown to Belfast not for the @ChiliPeppers, but to the world’s best bagpipe band “@chillipipers … thought I got a good deal rate on the tickets n ‘ all. Had a nightmare pic.twitter.com/YO72amVR4I
— Duncan Robb (@Dunc_Cfc) February 10, 2018
“I thought,” what a bargain, there should not be too many tickets left and I grabbed them immediately,” he said, adding the “give away” of the group is his girlfriend’s favorite band. “I saw the date Feb. 10, so I could put it in a Valentine’s Day weekend.”
He pinned the row Q tickets for a board of directors in his house, but knew not that it was the Pipers, not Peppers, until the pair flew to Northern Ireland last week, he said.
Read more at the New York Post.