Football Scores
Week 6
  • Laredo Cigarroa 3 VS Sharyland High 42
    Final
  • Edinburg High 28 VS PSJA Memorial 13
    Final
  • Weslaco East 14 VS Los Fresnos 17
    Final
  • McAllen Memorial 55 VS McAllen High 21
    Final
  • Progreso 7 VS Orange Grove 55
    Final
  • Monte Alto 0 VS Corpus Christi London 47
    Final
  • Kingsville King 44 VS Hidalgo 0
    Final
  • Ben Bolt 27 VS La Villa 40
    Final
  • PSJA Southwest 0 VS Edinburg Vela 53
    Final
  • Brownsville Porter 21 VS Donna North 38
    Final
  • Roma 14 VS Valley View 24
    Final
  • Laredo Nixon 17 VS Mission Vet. Memorial 48
    Final
  • McAllen Rowe 55 VS La Joya Palmview 22
    Final
  • Sharyland Pioneer 28 VS Rio Grande City 20
    Final
  • Raymondville 38 VS West Oso 10
    Final
  • Brownsville Hanna 21 VS Harlingen South 17
    Final
  • San Benito 49 VS Brownsville Rivera 21
    Final
  • Zapata 35 VS La Feria 7
    Final
  • Port Isabel 27 VS Rio Hondo 48
    Final
  • Falfurrias 17 VS Lyford 20
    Final
  • Harlingen High 24 VS Weslaco High 7
    Final
  • Edinburg Economedes 22 VS PSJA High 41
    Final
  • Edcouch-Elsa 19 VS Bro. Vet. Memorial 21
    Final
  • La Joya Juarez-Lincoln 45 VS Mission High 28
    Final
  • PSJA North 20 VS Edinburg North 14
    Final
  • Brownsville Lopez 21 VS Donna High 7
    Final

Update: Red Hot Chili Peppers Explain Halftime performance

(hennemusic) The Red Hot Chili Peppers have admitted to miming their performance during the Super Bowl 48 halftime show with Bruno Mars in New Jersey on Sunday.

On Tuesday, Peppers bassist Flea posted a lengthy explanation about the band’s decision to mime to their own backing tracks while frontman Anthony Kiedis sang live.

Flea had this explanation for fans, “When we were asked by the NFL and Bruno to play our song Give It Away at the Super Bowl, it was made clear to us that the vocals would be live, but the bass, drums, and guitar would be pre-recorded. I understand the NFL’s stance on this, given they only have a few minutes to set up the stage, there a zillion things that could go wrong and ruin the sound for the folks watching in the stadium and the t.v. viewers. There was not any room for argument on this, the NFL does not want to risk their show being botched by bad sound, period.

“The Red Hot Chili Peppers stance on any sort of miming has been that we will absolutely not do it. The last time we did it (or tried to) was in the late 80’s, we were thrown off of ‘The Top Of the Pops’ television program in the U.K. during rehearsals because we refused to mime properly, I played bass with my shoe, John played guitar atop Anthony’s shoulders, and we basically had a wrestling match onstage, making a mockery of the idea that it was a real live performance.

“We mimed on one or two weird MTV shows before that and it always was a drag. We take our music playing seriously, it is a sacred thing for us, and anyone who has ever seen us in concert (like the night before the Super Bowl at the Barclays Center), knows that we play from our heart, we improvise spontaneously, take musical risks, and sweat blood at every show. We have been on the road for 31 years doing it.

“So, when this Super Bowl gig concept came up, there was a lot of confusion amongst us as whether or not we should do it, but we eventually decided, it was a surreal-like, once in a life time crazy thing to do and we would just have fun and do it. We had given this a lot of thought before agreeing to do it, and besides many a long conversation amongst ourselves, I spoke with many musician friends for whom I have the utmost respect, and they all said they would do it if asked, that it was a wild trippy thing to do, what the hell. Plus, we the RHCP all love football too and that played a big part in our decision. We decided that, with Anthony singing live, that we could still bring the spirit and freedom of what we do into the performance, and of course we played every note in the recording specially for the gig. I met and spoke with Bruno, who was a beautiful dude, a real talented musician, and we worked out something that seemed like it would be fun.” Read the rest of his statement here.
Read more at http://www.antimusic.com/dayinrock/#hriDD6VQy8fYVDPF.99

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