After months of speculation and a smattering of semi-secret "buzz gigs" throughout North America, Coldplay have finally confirmed a full slate of dates in support of their upcoming third album, X&Y.
August 2 in Toronto and will hit an additional 35 cities before coming to a close on September 30. Punky alt-country act Rilo Kiley will serve as the opening act.
Tickets go on sale June 4 for all shows except the September 23 gig in Dallas — those will be available on June 11 — and fans who are registered at Coldplay.com will be able to participate in a first-come, first-served presale starting on May 24.Coldplay have been debuting songs from X&Y at music festivals including Coachella and this past weekend's HFStival in Baltimore (see "Foo Fighters, Good Charlotte Usher In Summer Concert Season"), and through a slew of "buzz gigs" in cities around the U.S. and Canada.
They also recently shot the video for the album's first single, "Speed of Sound," in Los Angeles with director Mark Romanek (see "Coldplay Shoot Video, Announce Trio Of Club Shows"), and will serve as the musical guest on the season finale of "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday. X&Y is due in stores on June 7.
The list of dates for Coldplay's Twisted Logic Tour, according to Capitol:
8/2 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
8/3 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
8/4 Hartford, CT Meadows Music Theatre
8/6 Boston, MA Tweeter Center
8/7 Philadelphia, PA Tweeter Center @ The Waterfront
8/9 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
8/11 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
8/12 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
8/13 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
8/16 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre
8/17 Portland, OR Amphitheatre at Clark County
8/19 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
8/20 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/24 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion
8/25 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Pavilion
8/26 San Diego, CA Coors Amphitheatre
8/30 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/31 Columbus, OH Germain Amphitheater
9/1 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
9/3 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
9/6 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
9/9 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
9/10 Raleigh, NC Alltel Pavilion
9/13 West Palm Beach, FL Sound Advice Amphitheatre
9/14 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre
9/16 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Music Center
9/17 St. Louis, MO UMB Bank Pavilion
9/18 Nashville, TN Starwood Amphitheatre
9/20 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
9/21 Kansas City, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
9/23 Dallas, TX Smirnoff Music Center
9/24 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
9/25 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
9/28 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
9/29 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amph.
9/30 Bristow, VA Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge
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