Coldplay and U2 to perform in Manila in 2017



FANS of the bands Coldplay and U2 might have to wait a little longer.

The British rock band Coldplay will not be arriving soon in the Philippines for a concert. But it has been confirmed that they will be performing in Manila next year as part of their Head Full of Dreams concert tour, which is the seventh world tour of the alternative rock band.

The 2017 concert of Coldplay will mark its first performance in the Philippines with band members composed of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion.

Rumors have been spreading online that the band was supposed to hold its concert November this year.

Some of their hits are Yellow, Speed of Sound, Viva La Vida, Paradise, Fix You, In My Place, Clocks and A Sky Full of Stars. Their latest album, “A Head Full of Dreams,” was nominated for British Album of the Year.

Meanwhile, the Irish rock band U2 known for their hits With or Without You, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Pride (In the name of love), Beautiful Day and Desire, will also be performing for their Pinoy fans in 2017.



U2—composed of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. has already won 22 Grammy Awards in its 40-year career and holds the record for most Grammy Awards won by a group.

The U2 band has been considered as one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 170 million records worldwide.

According to, the dates and venues of the concerts are yet to be disclosed. But as early as last year,
Filipinos have been anticipating the arrival of the iconic bands.

TAGS: Coldplay, concert, Manila, Philippines, U2
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