Coldplay live in Abu Dhabi the viva la vida tour Saturday March 28th 2009Tickets for one-off concert to go on sale from Sunday February 15th!
Abu Dhabi (February 11th, 2009), Flash and Live Nation are proud to announce that Grammy Award winning Coldplay will make their Middle East debut performance in Abu Dhabi on Saturday March 28th 2009 at the Emirates Palace Hotel.The one-off show from the award winning foursome comes as the final stop on the world tour for their critically acclaimed fourth album, ‘Viva Le Vida’ which has earned the band three Grammys at this year’s Grammy Awards . After surfacing in 2000 with the breakthrough single "Yellow," Coldplay quickly became one of the biggest bands of the new millennium. The band’s current album “Viva La Vida” is the most commercially successful rock album released this decade and has earned the band seven nominations at this year’s Grammys Awards including Album of the Year. The rest of the nominations include best rock album, best rock song (Viva La Vida), and pop and rock performance accolades.
Speaking on behalf of Live Nation (Middle East), co-promoters of Coldplay live in Abu Dhabi, Elissa Murtaza, Managing Director commented, ‘Coldplay’s debut performance in the Middle East is set to attract one of the biggest attendances in the UAE. Regional fans of the band have waited along time for this show and they won't be disappointed. With limited tickets available this is definitely the concert of the year and is not to be missed!'.
John Lickrish, Managing Director of Flash, co-promoters of the Coldplay show commented ‘Coldplay are without doubt one of the biggest bands out there right now and to have them play their first ever Middle East gig in Abu Dhabi is fantastic for the city and the region. We’re looking forward to a sell-out show’
Coldplay’s hits include: Viva La Vida, Violet Hill, Lost, Fix you, Yellow, Clocks, The Scientist, Lovers in Japan and many more!