59 oracle items tagged as tour
May 22, 2014 / submitted by Jennifer, United States of America
Q.  Hi Oracle! I just checked the tour list for Coldplay possibly coming to the US to perform, but it shows none. Is there a possible date that might come up? I love the new album Ghost Stories and I especially hooked on the song Magic. I really hope they could come to New York. It would make my day!

I'm afraid you missed them, Jennifer. They played NYC on 5 May.
I don't reveal future tour dates - as you might know - but there isn't a major world tour planned.

May 5, 2014 / submitted by Tim, United Kingdom
Q.  I'm a big fan of live music, but have noticed a new trend of not announcing gigs until around 2 weeks before they happen. Prince has just done it and Coldplay seem to be too. Can The Oracle explain the trend?

That's not actually the case. Prince's tour is called Hit & Run and by definition that suggests last minute and fairly spontaneous. Many of his gigs were only announced merely hours before.
Our tour dates were announced in April for dates up to and including July.
Ticket information for the remaining shows will be emailed exclusively to subscribers to the mailing list.
I'm afraid I can not give out details of when. Check your in box (& spam folders just in case).

April 23, 2014 / submitted by Gaston, Argentina
Q.  Why are they called Ghost Stories shows?

I mean, is the concert based only in the songs of the album or is a normal Coldplay show but with new songs?

All tours - whether small ones or world ones - have a name of sorts. It's usually the name of or from whatever the current album is.
These live dates are surrounding the release of Ghost Stories hence its name but, as far as I know, it's not going to be a show consisting solely of the album tracks.

April 22, 2014 / submitted by Kiki, United States of America
Q.  Oracle, Have the tickets for Coldplay's NYC tour on May 5th gone up on sale yet?

In the news piece that announced the live dates last week, Anchorman explained that "Ticket information for the remaining five shows will be emailed exclusively to subscribers to the Coldplay mailing list".

If you have signed-up, just sit tight and wait for the email.

April 21, 2014 / submitted by Charles, Australia
Q.  Hello, I'm due to arrive in Heathrow, London on the July 1 at 6.10pm. I know this is quite a specific question but do you believe I could make it to the Royal Albert Hall in time for the Coldplay show that night if I choose to buy a ticket?

That's what we call putting the cart before the horse, Charles. Tickets haven't gone on sale yet...
There are so many issues you'll be dependent on.
If you land on time, the plane still has to taxi to its stand, passengers need to disembark and depending on what terminal and gate you arrive at, you will still have to walk a while, go through passport control / immigration and collect luggage from the baggage carousel - assuming you'll have some. If you have a good run with no delay, I think this would take 60-90 minutes at the very least.
You will then have to contend with whatever mode of transportation you choose to get to Central London.
The fastest way is the Heathrow Express (every 15 minutes). It takes 15 minutes to get to Paddington. From there you will have to transfer. Depending on whether you cab or tube - the fastest way would be by tube - you're looking at another 20-30 minutes to the RAH.
Don't forget to allow time to walk in between from terminal to stops, station, venue etc. plus entry to the venue and leaving items in the cloakroom.
I haven't got the onstage times but a typical show would see Coldplay taking to the stage at approximately 9pm.
Therefore in answer to your as yet somewhat hypothetical question, you'd be cutting it fine but actually may make it. I wouldn't like to bet on you catching the start though.
ps Even if you "choose" to buy a ticket, you may not be lucky enough to get one. My very specific plan to buy tickets for Kate Bush (playing 22 shows) ended in disappointment.

FYI: For all those asking, sign-up to the mailing list and information will be sent out about the live dates in due course.

April 17, 2014 / submitted by Tomer , Israel
Q.  Dear Oracle,can you please tell us when Coldplay will announced the info about the tickets to the Royal Albert Hall show??

Anchorman gave all the information you need so please follow the link that he provided within the news piece this morning.

November 14, 2013 / submitted by Meghan, United States of America
Q.  Dear Oracle,
Is it too late to send Phil stamps because I would really like to :)
And there are rumors that the next tour won't be until 2015.. Is that true?
Thanks so much,
Meghan, GA

Yes, it is too late to send stamps as the closing date was last Friday.
Tickets for the only show in the schedule went on sale 15 minutes ago but as always, tour dates will only be announced in News as and when we're back on the road.

November 11, 2013 / submitted by Stefi, Croatia
Q.  Dear Oracle, I'm going to London in December, so, you think there's a chance I'll accidentally find myself on a Coldplay gig? Also, where's the best coffee in London?

Well, Stefi as it happens... There IS a show in December that we have just announced here.
Flat White in Soho has great coffee. but there really are too many places to mention that do.

September 18, 2013 / submitted by Ashlyn, United States of America
Q.  Hi there:)
Quick and easy question: Does Coldplay ever play random shows in the U.S. that aren't on their tours?

Not random in the sense that they turn up unannounced and play but they do perform at smaller clubs, radio stations, TV programmes & once a barbecue - all of which were part of promo and tickets were available to the public by either competition or (as with TV) applying for studio tickets.

August 27, 2013 / submitted by Nathan, United Kingdom
Q.  Hi there,

I was just wondering when you will next be playing in London. I saw the 6th December, but wasn't sure if that was an old gig?

Please let me know,

All the best,


Coldplay played Dingwalls in London on 6 December 2011 so yes it was an old gig.
All you need to do to check dates is look at our live section. This is where you'd find a current touring schedule - if we had one - and also the interactive map showing where we have previously played.