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Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Jimi Hendrix, Allman Bros. in L.A.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers debuted a cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” during a short set on Saturday at L.A.’s Silverlake Conservatory of Music. The performance was in support of the non-profit music education organization, which RHCP bassist Flea helped to found. You can watch fan-filmed video of "Purple Haze" above.

The Chili Peppers’ seven-song set also included a rollicking take on the Allman Brothers Band’s “Ramblin’ Man, a piece of which can be seen below. 

The band’s full setlist at the Silverlake Conservatory was:

Ramblin’ Man
Dark Necessities
I Like Dirt
Goodbye Angels
Under the Bridge
By the Way
Purple Haze

Following the event, Flea posted on his official Twitter page: "Such a righteous fucking party last night in service of! Depth of thanks to the artists and musicians and supporters who all made it happen."

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.