Coldplay has announced their 21 tour dates 2012 North American tour, in support of its just-released fifth album, Mylo Xyloto.
The Coldplay Tour kicks off on April 17, 2012 in Edmonton, Alb. and will end on August 11th 2012 in St. Paul, Minn. Concert Tickets for most shows and concerts go on sale on December 17th.
The fifth album from Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto, became No. 1 album upon its Oct. 25, topping the Billboard 200 with almost 450,000 copies sold in its first week. Although the album was released after the 2012 Grammys eligibility period, its first two singles, ‘Every Teardrop is a Waterfall’ and ‘Paradise’, were nominated for Best Rock Peformance and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, respectively.
While ‘Paradise’ sits at No. 4 on the current Rock Songs chart, Coldplay’s next single, ‘Charlie Brown’, will be sent to radio stations shortly.
2012 Coldplay Tour Dates
April 17: Edmonton, Alb. (Rexall Place)
April 18: Calgary, Alb. (Scotiabank Saddledome)
April 20: Vancouver, B.C. (Rogers Arena)
April 24: Portland, Ore. (Rose Garden Arena)
April 25: Seattle, Wash. (KeyArena)
April 27: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion at San Jose)
May 1: Los Angeles, Calif. (Hollywood Bowl)
May 2: Los Angeles, Calif. (Hollywood Bowl)
June 22: Dallas, Texas (American Airlines Center)
June 25: Houston, Texas (Toyota Center)
June 28: Tampa, Fla. (St. Pete Times Forum)
June 29: Miami, Fla. (American Airlines Arena)
July 2: Atlanta, Ga. (Philips Arena)
July 5: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Center)
July 8: Washington D.C. (Verizon Center)
July 23: Toronto, Ont. (Air Canada Centre)
July 26: Montreal, Que. (Bell Centre)
July 29: Boston, Mass. (TD Garden)
August 3: East Rutherford, N.J. (Izod Center)
August 7: Chicago, Ill. (United Center)
August 11: St. Paul, Minn. (Xcel Energy Center)