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02/06/2009 Download
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COLDPLAY ANNOUNCES 2009 SUMMER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 6, 2009

COLDPLAY ANNOUNCES 2009

NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR

CBS “60 Minutes” Piece Airs February 8th Prior To Band’s Performance

On 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards Telecast

Coldplay Nominated For Seven GRAMMY Awards, And Four Brit Awards

Four-time GRAMMY® winner Coldplay will launch a North American tour in Portland, OR on July 10th. Tickets go on sale beginning February 13th at www.coldplay.com, with additional dates to be announced soon.

Coldplay is performing at the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast event on Sunday, February 8th, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). They are nominated for seven GRAMMY awards: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for “Viva La Vida”; Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album for Viva La Vida; and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals and Best Rock Song for “Violet Hill.”

CBS’ “60 Minutes” will feature a segment on the band this Sunday in the hour preceding the GRAMMY Awards telecast. Coldplay resumes its enormously successful world tour on February 12th, heading to Japan and Australia before returning to North America for its summer dates. The band, which picked up two Q Awards and two World Music Awards in 2008, was recently honored with four Brit Awards nominations.

Viva La Vida was released in June 2008 and charted at No. 1 in 36 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom. In the U.S., it ranked #1 on the Top Ten Selling Digital Albums chart for 2008 – and it is also the top-selling digital album in SoundScan history. Viva La Vida is the band’s fourth consecutive studio album to be certified multi-Platinum by the RIAA and is fast approaching 8 million units sold worldwide.

Coldplay – 2009 North American Tour Summer Tour

Date City/State Venue On Sale

5/15 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre 3/23

5/17 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre 3/21

5/18 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Center Birmingham 3/16

5/20 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 3/20

5/21 Washington, DC Nissan Pavilion 3/20

5/23 Hartford, CT Meadows 3/20

5/24 Hershey, PA Hershey Stadium 3/20

5/26 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Center 3/20

5/27 Saratoga Springs, NY SPAC 3/23

5/29 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion 3/20

5/30 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion 3/21

6/1 Buffalo, NY Darien Lakes 3/23

6/2 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre 3/23

6/4 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center 3/20

6/5 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center 3/23

6/6 Nashville, TN Sommet Center 3/21

6/9 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena 3/21

6/10 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center 3/21

6/12 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena 3/21

6/13 Omaha, NE Qwest Center 3/21

6/15 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre 3/14

6/17 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome 3/14

6/18 Edmonton, AB Northlands 3/14

6/20 Vancouver, BC GM Place 3/14

7/10 Portland, OR The Amphitheater at Clark County 2/14

7/11 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre 2/14

7/13 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 2/14

7/14 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre

7/16 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 2/13

7/18 Carson, CA Home Depot Center 2/21

7/21 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center 2/14

7/22 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2/21

7/24 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 2/14

7/25 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre 2/14

7/30 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre 2/13

8/3 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center 2/14

8/6 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion 2/13

8/7 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 2/13

8/9 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre 2/21

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For more information on COLDPLAY, contact:

Ambrosia Healy

ambrosia.healy@mac.com

or visit:

http://www.coldplay.com