[18-Apr-2012] Coldplay @ Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB, Canada

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Stabbing ruled out at Coldplay concert
Police say a glass was broken as two people start fight in private box


Coldplay performs at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary on Wednesday.

One man was injured in a fight at Wednesday night’s Coldplay concert at the Saddledome.

The incident happened inside a private box at the Saddledome at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, as the concert was winding down.

“It was a fight between two people and some glass got broken,” said duty inspector Nina Vaughn.

“In the fight, somebody fell on that glass or got cut or cuts on their back.”

Police say it was not a stabbing, as it was originally feared.

Two males have been taken to hospital, one to the Foothills Medical Centre and one to Rockyview with cuts to his hand.

“There were no life-threatening injuries or significant injuries to anybody,” she said.

It’s unknown what the fight was about.

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I have a question for those who got the first lines, what time did you start queueing??
 
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Oh lovely! I thought Lovers In Japan would never make an appearance on this tour. It's good to see it back!
 

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OK, so I have a few mins to post about the VIP "experience". First, yeah... it was around C$400 each. So LiveNation sent an email last week about going to their merch store, entering a code and then they will send us each a shirt and poster. OK. Only problem: no details on which shirt or poster. Ugh.

Then late last week, we got the instruction email from them that Tiffany would be the VIP host, and directions on parking and ticket pickup. So it's now Wednesday and we are supposed to be there between 4:30 and 5. Get to the Dome and the parking is close and free (it would probably be around $20 for being that close).

We go into the ticket pickup area and there are around 75 people waiting. By my count afterwards there were around 50 VIP ticket people total. We pickup the VIP lanyard, special souvenir ticket, TM ticket (which is scanned for entry), bracelet and green VIP bracelet. Wait for 5PM.

They open up and after the briefest of purse/bag checks and no other security checks, we go to the Avison club (it is suite level for Hockey games so really swanky), lead presumably by Tiffany and a security guy. We can hear them sound-checking. But that's it.

We get to the club area, and there's a mural setup for photos, and 2 buffet food lines. We pick a table and with the 4 free drink coupons order drinks. So all this time, no one has told us anything. At all. We eventually ask the waitress, and she says to help ourselves to the food (lasagna, penne, Caesar salad... it was good). OK, no problem. We finish eating, and have desert. Eventually Tiffany, I guess(?) comes around. We are told at 6 PM the general public can enter, but we can stay in the Avison area until 7PM. That's it.

We go to buy some merch, trying to guess what they might have shipped-us, so we stick to 1 tee each.

At around 6:30, we then decide to go to our seats on the floor. We get another wristband for floor access. We head to Row 4. Hmm, no one is in the first 3 rows. OK, weird.

Some people start excitedly entering the first 3 rows. We hear from the ticket escort security guy that they are all transplants. From the boonies like 210, 208, etc. Someone was walking around and trading tickets. No idea who, or if this is done constantly, but they are mostly younger high-school aged kids/girls, so they were stoked.

Insert amazing concert recap here. :) Hopefully this wasn't too boring to read.

One last thing... the live effect of being 3 feet from the walkway and 10 feet from the stage all night is indescribable. The pictures however are mostly horrible. Why? The floor lighting. Every picture of CM has a white overexposed face unless the lights were low/off. I didn't even know what the stage floor looked until viewing the videos here, because we were below it.

So would I do the VIP thing again? Sure, I think we got our money's worth, but only if they give more info up front next time.
 

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1:21 They both have 5 glowbands! :wtf:
insane! you should definately tweet that! :lol:
Haha.. Our VIP Host had almost a full box of em left after the dinner reception was over. I didn't have two arms full, but i was able to snag a red, white, and pink band.
This is what Jason has to say about it:

Jason Regler
true fans would not be greedy deny other fans the chance having a xyloband 1 wristband each !! Is what me and the band want to see!!!

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Princess Of China :)


[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LYWUvuxi5A"]Princess of China- Coldplay live - YouTube[/ame]
 

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Thanks!
We still haven't got any videos of Major Minus, Violet Hill, Up In Flames and Us Against The World.
 

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First post updated with video setlist & Wiki updated
 

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first post setlist, missing - major minus, LiJ, Up in flames & UATW
 

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Us Against The World

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKxcq5I01FI[/ame]

I can only find the end of Lovers In Japan, I don't think the other two are uploaded yet
 

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cheers me dears :) would never have found that as my speakers are bust!!!
 

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Violet Hill

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=bF3Nbsb2ess[/ame]
 
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