Coldplay have announced that they will mark the release of their new album, Ghost Stories, by playing six intimate shows in six cities around the world.
The dates are as follows:
25 April - E-Werk, Cologne, Germany
5 May - Beacon Theatre, New York, USA
19 May - Royce Hall, Los Angeles, USA
28 May - Casino de Paris, Paris, France
12 June - Dome City Hall, Tokyo, Japan
1 July - Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Tickets for the Cologne show will go on sale at 9am CET on Saturday, 19 April from www.eventim.de/coldplay.
Ticket information for the remaining five shows will be emailed exclusively to subscribers to the Coldplay mailing list (which can be joined at Coldplay.com).
Ghost Stories is Coldplay's sixth album. It will be released worldwide on Monday, 19 May.
With Nonesuch Records set to release Natalie Merchant’s new self-titled album on May 6, the multi-platinum singer will embark on a 16-date summer tour across the U.S.
Tickets are available at nataliemerchant.com, please see below for tour dates. This recording marks Merchant’s sixth solo collection and her first of entirely original songs in 13 years.
A new Dan Winters-directed video for the track “Giving Up Everything” premiered on NPR Music and can be seen on YouTube. Natalie Merchant is available for pre-order at nonesuch.com, nataliemerchant.com, and iTunes; an instant download of the track “Ladybird” is included.
July 3 Ulster Performing Arts Center Kingston, NY
July 5 The Mahaiwe Theatre Great Barrington, MA
July 6 Ridgefield Playhouse Ridgefield, CT
July 8 State Theater New Brunswick, NJ
July 9 American Music Theatre Lancaster, PA
July 11 Keswick Theatre Glenside, PA
July 12 Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC
July 13 Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC
July 15 Flynn Center for the Performing Arts Burlington, VT
July 16 Shubert Theatre Boston, MA
July 18 State Theatre Portland, ME
July 19 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY
July 20 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Ctr Westhampton Beach, NY
July 22 Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead Munhall, PA
July 24 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
July 25 The Pabst Theater Milwaukee, WI