British rock band Coldplay will bring their “Viva la Vida” tour to Glendale’s Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., on Saturday, July 12, it was announced Friday.
Led by singer/songwriter Chris Martin (known in the tabloids as actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s husband), Coldplay formed in London in 1998 and their debut disc, “Parachutes” (2000), produced the Top 10 modern rock hit “Yellow” and their follow up disc, “A Rush of Blood to the Head” (2002) was even more successful, landing on the Top 10 albums chart and yielding the Top 10 modern rock track “Clocks.”
Coldplay scored their first U.S. No 1 album with 2005’s “X&Y” and their new album, “Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends,” said to be a change in musical direction for the band, will be released on June 17 of this year.
Tickets for the Valley show, priced from $50-$98, go on sale at noon on Saturday, May 17, at the Jobing.com Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and online at ticketmaster.com and livenation.com.
For more info call (623) 772-3200 or visit livenation.com.