Guns N' Roses Plan 'Secret' Shows In South America

Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs Live At Nur Khan's Rose Bar Sessions presented by DeLeon Tequila at Gramercy Park Hotel on February 14, 2010 in New York City. 

Guns N' Roses will play three private shows in Brazil and Argentina during the band's current tour of South America, the organizer said.

The shows are set for undisclosed locations in Sao Paulo on Thursday (March 11) and Buenos Aires on March 20. Plans are also in the works for a show in Rio De Janeiro.

Organizer Jamison Ernest said each venue will hold about 150 people. He declined to reveal too much information for fear of riots by uninvited guests. He will co-host the Sao Paulo show with Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros.

The 11-date tour, the band's first trek around the continent since its heyday in 1992, began on Sunday in Brasilia. Dates are on tap through April 1 in Quito, Ecuador. The band will also play Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Venezuela and Colombia.

Ernest, a friend of Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, also runs a clothing company and has a band, both named Yellow Fever. Guns N' Roses previously played three secret shows, two in New York City and one in London.

Rose and his new crop of bandmates were last in Brazil to play the Rock in Rio festival in January 2001.

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