Coldplay Sets 2012 North American Tour Dates

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Coldplay is back on tour after nearly three years, and has set dates for a 2012 jaunt through North America. 

The tour will kick off in April 2012 at the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Canada, then come to the U.S. after a few dates. They'll play a two-night stint at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on May 1 and 2.

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The band is on the road in support of its third studio album Mylo Xyloto. The first two singles off the set recently received three Grammy nominations. "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall" is nominated for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song, and the single "Paradise" is up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

Additionally, PBS' Austin City Limits will air a live 90-minute New Year’s Eve special, “Coldplay New Year’s Eve: An Austin City Limits Special,” on Sat. Dec. 31 at 11p.m.

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Coldplay – 2012 Mylo Xyloto North American Tour

Date   City                           Venue                                       On Sale Date

4/17    Edmonton, AB        Rexall Place                            Dec. 17
4/18    Calgary, AB            Scotiabank Saddledome       Dec. 17
4/20    Vancouver, BC       Rogers Arena                         Dec. 17
4/24    Portland, OR           Rose Garden Arena              Dec. 17
4/25    Seattle, WA             KeyArena                                 Dec. 17
4/27    San Jose, CA         HP Pavilion At San Jose        Dec. 17
5/1      Los Angeles, CA     Hollywood Bowl                      Jan. 9
5/2      Los Angeles, CA     Hollywood Bowl                      Jan. 9
6/22    Dallas, TX                American Airlines Center       Dec. 17
6/25    Houston, TX            Toyota Center                           Dec. 17
6/28    Tampa, FL               St. Pete Times Forum              Dec. 17
6/29    Miami, FL                 American Airlines Arena         Dec. 17
7/2      Atlanta, GA              Philips Arena                             Dec. 17
7/5      Philadelphia, PA    Wells Fargo Center                  Dec. 17
7/8      Washington, DC     Verizon Center                         Dec. 17
7/23   Toronto, ON             Air Canada Centre                   Dec. 17
7/26    Montreal, QC         Bell Centre                                 Dec. 17
7/29   Boston, MA             TD Garden                                 Dec. 17
8/3      East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center                             Dec. 17
8/7      Chicago, IL              United Center                          Dec. 19
8/11   St. Paul, MN             Xcel Energy Center                 Dec. 17

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