Coldplay in Abu Dhabi on New Year’s Eve 2011

Award-winning British band to perform at Volvo Ocean Race Comments

Just days after a series of breathtaking gigs including Britney Spears, Paul McCartney and Incubus Abu Dhabi has revealed yet more musical talent will be coming to the UAE.

Multi-Grammy-winning rockers, and stadium gig favourites, Coldplay will play at a custom-built venue to kick start the 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race.

This is not the first time Coldplay have come to the UAE. Check out the pictures of the 2009 gig here.

For more information visit and keep an eye on for more details.

By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
Time Out Dubai,

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Posted by: Maryam on 28 Nov ' 11 at 08:47

How much are the tickets for? And is this going to be a proper concert or just an opening act to the race?

Posted by: THEA on 27 Nov ' 11 at 13:21

I agree what Mike Vallance wrote.

Posted by: mike vallance on 22 Nov ' 11 at 11:20

Britney Spears Concert - describing it as 'Breath taking' is very interesting. Just glad we didn't have to part with any hard earned AED for that one. At least Cold Play can actually sing and produce music.......

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