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Tove Lo & AlunaGeorge Will Join Coldplay’s 2017 Tour

BY TER STAFF

Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration
Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Currently on her headlining Lady Wood Tour, in support of her new LP of the same name, singer Tove Lo is one of the artists who have just been added to Coldplay’s huge forthcoming 2017 tour. Also joining the stadium tour for a number of dates will be synthpop duo, AlunaGeorge.

While Tove Lo will support the A Head Full of Dreams band for performances in Seattle, Canada, Portland, San Francisco and San Diego, through the end of September and the beginning of October, AlunaGeorge will join Chris Martin and company through most of August, including a stop at Chicago’s Soldier Field.

Check out Tove Lo’s headlining and Tove Lo & AlunaGeorge’s supporting North American tour dates for Coldplay below.

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Coldplay Announces “Head Full of Dreams” 2017 Tour Dates

BY TER STAFF

Photo by Getty Images
Photo by Getty Images

If you didn’t have the opportunity this past summer to catch Coldplay on their mega “Head Full of Dreams” Tour, don’t worry as you will have the chance to redeem yourself in 2017. Earlier today, Coldplay announced a number of additional dates to their headlining tour.

Returning to the U.S. on August 1st at New York’s MetLife Stadium, the Chris Martin-led band will make stops at a number of stadiums throughout North America, including stops in Chicago, Montreal, Minneapolis, Boston and more, until the tour concludes a year from tomorrow in San Diego.

Check out the tour dates and the tour’s promo video below.

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Coldplay Announces U.S. Stadium Tour, “A Head Full of Dreams” Tour

BY TER STAFF

Courtesy of AP

If you’re a huge Coldplay fan but can’t afford a ticket to the Super Bowl this year, don’t worry because a the half-time show won’t be the only stadium that Coldplay is performing at year. Minutes ago, the group announced a set of stadium dates, bringing their “A Head Full of Dreams” tour to the United States. Kicking off their U.S. Dates on July 16 in New York, Chris Martin and company will hit a number of stadiums throughout the country until closing the U.S. tour in the Bay on September 3rd. General tickets go on sale February 5th, with a January 29th pre-sale for Citi card holders. You can get more info at Coldplay.com

Check out the tour dates for Coldplay’s upcoming stadium tour below!

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Coldplay Releases Music Video for “Birds”

BY TER STAFF

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Coldplay began their comeback last year with the release of their critically acclaimed LP, A Head Full of Dreams. And while the booking didn’t come without some controversy, Coldplay made headlines again in 2015 with the announcement that the group would be headlining the upcoming half-time performance for the Super Bowl. Now, to continue their recent momentum, Coldplay has released their next music video from their latest LP, this time, Marcus Haney directed visuals for their track ‘Birds’.

Watch Coldplay’s new music video below.

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Don’t Let Judd Apatow Fool You, the Super Bowl’s Halftime Show Booking of Coldplay is its Best in Years

BY DAN GARCIA

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Ever since Judd Apatow’s “40 Year Old Virgin”, where Paul Rudd’s character told Seth Rogen’s, “you know how I know you’re gay? You like Coldplay”, it has been uncool to be a Coldplay fan. And as crazy as it sounds, and while no one should every denial the cultural influence that the comedic genius Judd Apatow has on society, that small joke has almost single handedly made it lame to like Coldplay. As a result, given today’s reports that Chris Martin and company will be headlining the NFL’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, everyone on your Twitter and Facebook feed has gone nuts! Year-by-year, the Superbowl is criticized for it’s relatively safe and underwhelming choices for the Halftime Show, and while fans this year are probably more upset than ever, they are wrong.

On the surface, given the unwarranted hate that they get, Coldplay seems like another bust for what could be an epic performance on America’s most watched event. Hell, the highlight of Katy Perry’s performance last year was a meme that came from a guy in a Shark suit who couldn’t dance along to Perry’s colorful performance. Why no Drake? Why no Kanye West? Why no Adele, even? Those are valid questions, but don’t sleep on Coldplay!

A few years ago, I was offered a free ticket to see Coldplay at the United Center in Chicago. Because I had no other plans, because the ticket was free, because I wasn’t driving, I decided to go (note that I was not a Coldplay fan). To me, when I heard “Coldplay” I instantly thought of that hilarious one liner from “40 Year Old Virgin”, I didn’t think, “great entertainers”. Going into the performance, for no rational reasons at all, I expected not to enjoy myself.

Boy was I wrong! In the past year alone, having the opportunity to see some great live performers up close and personal in the photo pit, I’ve seen amazing sets from Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Future, Neil Young and many many more. Not knowing the exact number, I’ve probably seen 200+ concerts in the past couple years alone. However, still Coldplay’s performance from the 300 level of the UC stands out as one of the best concerts I have ever seen. The performance had unmatched energy from everyone on stage and an entertaining set-up and light show that has been replicated by many since. At this time especially, artists did not put a lot of money back into their performances, and for this reason Coldplay’s performance that night was well ahead of its time. I could write 1,000 words on what made that performance stand out, but I will spare you too many spoilers from what you will see in 2016.

Reminder, I am not a Coldplay fan, not then and still not now. That is no disrespect to Chris Martin, rather there are just so many artists and bands I can regularly listen to and their sound generally isn’t my go-to sound. But I can’t deny their stage presence, their live performances, the energy they put into those live performances, and in general their ability to craft a more than memorable show.

Hit me up if I am wrong, but I bet Coldplay’s performance at this year’s Super Bowl will leave a ton of people surprised and will gain them a whole new fan base. You heard it here first…

Our Nomination Predictions for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards

BY DAN GARCIA

With only ten days until the eligibility period ends for the 57th annual Grammy awards, we have compiled a list of our predictions for some of our most anticipated categories.

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