Coldplay will embark on its first stadium tour of North America since 2012 with its Head Full of Dreams tour. The Live Nation-produced tour begins July 16 at MetLife Stadium near New York City, with the seven dates announced today (Jan. 28) wrapping at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sept. 3.
Coldplay’s last three tours (Mylo Xyloto in 2011-2012, Viva La Vida in 2008-2010, and Twisted Logic in 2005-2007) have all topped 1 million in attendance, according to Billboard Boxscore, with the band claiming 3 million tickets sold on five continents for the Mylo Xyloto Tour. The complete list of North American shows is below, with more shows expected to follow. Coldplay is managed by Dave Holmes and booked by Marty Diamond at Paradigm Talent.
Prior to the tour, Chris Martin and company will perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show on Feb. 7.
July 16: New York/New Jersey (MetLife Stadium)
July 23: Chicago (Soldier Field)
July 30: Boston (Gillette Stadium)
Aug. 6: Philadelphia (Lincoln Financial Field)
Aug. 20: Los Angeles (Rose Bowl)
Aug. 27: Dallas (AT&T Stadium)
Sept. 3: San Francisco (Levi’s Stadium)
Citi is the official credit card of the A Head Full of Dreams North American shows; Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Jan. 29 through Citi’s Private Pass Program. The general public ticket sale begins Feb. 5 at www.livenation.com.
[ article by Ray Waddel, Billboard ]