Coldplay coming to the St. Pete Times Form in Tampa
Coldplay has never had much luck in Tampa. Twice -- twice! -- Chris Martin and company have had to cancel shows here at the last minute, once in 2005 due to Martin's respiratory infection, then again in 2009.
But next summer, they'll give Tampa another shot. The British superstars are coming to the St. Pete Times Forum/Tampa Bay Times Forum on June 28, according to their website. Tickets will go onsale Dec. 17, and will cost $49.50-$97.50. Click here to get them.
Our advice: You should buy tickets early, because this will be a tremendous show. We know. We've already seen it.
Back in September, Your Humble Soundcheck Editor drove to Atlanta to see Coldplay at the Music Midtown Festival. And while it may not be cool these days to profess admiration for the kings of British radio rock, we have to say, it was one of the best concerts we've ever seen. Songs from the band's gigantic-sounding new album, especially Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall and Charlie Brown, sound spectacular live.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*