[23-Sept-2011] Coldplay @ iHeartRadio Music Festival, MGM Grand in Las Vegas

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I'm going and was really hoping to being on the floor but $289 for one ticket is too extreme. Still can't believe they are finally bringing a music festival to Vegas and my favorite band is headlining it :dazzled::dazzled:
 

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:wreck: They're really expensive...and it'll be on a school day. :\ ahhh...I really want to go though. :(
 

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So typical of Vegas for tickets to be that expensive, doesn't surprise me at all....

EDIT: Guess I should rephrase that. I meant it's typical for shows like this to come out to Vegas and be this expensive. It happens a lot. Regardless, I will probably still go.
 

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I'm going and was really hoping to being on the floor but $289 for one ticket is too extreme. Still can't believe they are finally bringing a music festival to Vegas and my favorite band is headlining it :dazzled::dazzled:
I've decided not to go :(. Tix are expensive, and the show doesn't even start until 7:30. With the huge lineup, how long will Coldplay actually play? I'm thinking they may only play 5-6 songs, definitely not a full set. If I loved all the other bands, it might be worth it to me, but I don't...have a great time if you go :)
 

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Thanks! I'm still gonna go because I live here but I won't have tickets close to the stage :cry: I am already seeing them in Chicago and Austin, so I really can't complain. The Vegas crowd isn't the best though.
 

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The first day’s lineup includes Alicia Keys, Coldplay, the Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, John Mayer

Ryan Seacrest host

On Sunday, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Steven Tyler, David Guetta, along with special performances by Usher and Sting.


Thats why its so expensive :lol:
 

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The first day’s lineup includes Alicia Keys, Coldplay, the Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, John Mayer

Ryan Seacrest host

On Sunday, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Steven Tyler, David Guetta, along with special performances by Usher and Sting.


Thats why its so expensive :lol:
And the only one I care to watch is Coldplay. :(
But yes that's the reason why it's so expensive.
 

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So typical of Vegas for tickets to be that expensive, doesn't surprise me at all....
The location has nothing to do with the ticket prices. It is getting all those popular artists to play that costs so much. I know the BEP, John Mayer, Alica Keys etc aren't playing for free!

I would caution against anyone who is thinking of blowing hundreds of bucks they don't have to see this show. The sets will be radio friendly i.e. short-probably 20-30 minutes. The shows will probably be broadcast live.
The $45 seats have obstructed view. I would say looking at the seat map, you have virtually no view except for screens.
 

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the line up is so funny I mean, I think it's weird they'll be part of such a poppy festival... Coldplay goes boyband :lol:
 

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Thank God Gaga isn't on the same same day as them...I wouldn't want Chris getting any funny ideas about collabs :uhoh: :p
 

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Thank God Gaga isn't on the same same day as them...I wouldn't want Chris getting any funny ideas about collabs :uhoh: :p
omg that'd be the most epic thing ever! (and it'd annoy the coldplay fundamentalists so much :lol:)

Where is the alternative rock band now? :lol:
 

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Lady Gaga, Coldplay Help iHeartRadio Fest Sell Out in Under 10 Minutes

A sold out music festival is a feat in itself; but to sell out in just 10 minutes is a feat the first ever iHeartRadio Music Festival can boast. The two-day concert, taking place in Las Vegas on Sept. 23 and 24, sold out within the first 10 minutes of being on sale to the general public this past Saturday (July 16).

The festival is the result of the official launch of the new iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio product.

The accomplishment undoubtedly owes its success to the huge amount of star power in its lineup. Gathering names from across the genres, the festival sees chart toppers in pop (Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson), rock (Coldplay, Steven Tyler, Jane's Addiction), R&B (Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson) and country (Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts) amongst others.

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand, the festival also promises "special performances from Usher and Sting" with more to still be announced to its already impressive lineup.

Live audio and video streams of the iHeartRadio Music Festival will be available online via mobile devices at its website as well on all of Clear Channel's radio station websites.

The new iHeartRadio product will combine more than 750 broadcast radio and digital-only stations from 150 cities along with the ability to create custom stations. But before the festival kicks off its official launch, music fans can still get a chance to be a part of the action by winning tickets to the festival through summer-long giveaway promotions.

http://www.billboard.com/events/lady-gaga-coldplay-help-iheartradio-fest-1005281602.story#/events/lady-gaga-coldplay-help-iheartradio-fest-1005281602.story
 

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Lady Gaga, Coldplay Help iHeartRadio Fest Sell Out in Under 10 Minutes

A sold out music festival is a feat in itself; but to sell out in just 10 minutes is a feat the first ever iHeartRadio Music Festival can boast. The two-day concert, taking place in Las Vegas on Sept. 23 and 24, sold out within the first 10 minutes of being on sale to the general public this past Saturday (July 16).

They actually only sold about 4,000 tickets for each day from 13,000. The rest have been allocated to various media and venue.
 

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Does anybody have the number to win tickets on star 98.7?
1(877) 565-(...)
 

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Anybody seen anything about the times for the Sept. 23 lineup? I got my ticket and it says it starts at 7:30 - seems like each artist is only going to be able to do a VERY short set.
 

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Chris and Jonny talking about the festival (having trouble embedding, hopefully that shows up)

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http://www.iheartradio.com/cc-common/iheartradio-music-festival/videos.html?uri=channels/463800/1441327
 
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