Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform for Dalai Lama

Los Angeles: The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been confirmed to perform in front of the Dalai Lama next month at a charity event which will aim to raise awareness for the environment.

The `Under The Bridge` rockers, who headlined the Coachella music festival last weekend, will put on a special show at the charity event hosted by the Dalai Lama Environmental Summit at the Veteran`s Memorial Colliseum in Oregon, which hopes to encourage people to take more "care of the planet".

A statement was posted on the Summit`s website confirming the news.

"The musical element of this event is intended to be a display of joyful celebration and an inspiration to future generations to care for our planet.

"The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been great supporters of the Tibetan cause, of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and of the need to work to protect and preserve our environment."

The California rockers, who are celebrating their 30th anniversary, brought the first weekend of this year`s Coachella to an end with an hour-long set featuring performances of their hits including `Under The Bridge,` `Dani California,` `Snow (Hey Oh)` and more recent songs including `Monarchy of Roses` from their latest album `I`m With You.`