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Coldplay to headline Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals

German festival shows announced

Good afternoon. We’re very pleased to announce Coldplay’s first confirmed shows for 2011. The band will headline Germany’s Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals, which take place over the weekend of June 3-5th, 2011. Rock am Ring is based at the Nürburgring racetrack in the west of Germany, while Rock in Park happens at in Nuremberg, in the south of Germany.

Weekend tickets, including camping and parking, currently cost 150 Euros each (the ticket price will go up on Jan 15). Day tickets are not available. The presales begins today, for a week, via and The general sale then kicks off next Monday (29th November) via

Other bands confirmed for the event include Kings Of Leon, The Gaslight Anthem and Mando Diao. It hasn’t yet been announced which specific date Coldplay will play each event.

For more information on the twin festivals, see and (NB: those sites are only available in German). If you don’t speak German, the festivals’ joint Wikipedia page is a decent place to start.