Industrial action on the London Underground has resulted in “inadequate transport for ticket holders”.
Due to a planned strike on the London Underground, Coldplay have postponed one of their upcoming concerts at Wembley Stadium.
The band are touring in support of their 2021 album Music Of The Spheres with six shows at Wembley Stadium in August.
But which dates are affected by strikes, what can you expect at the shows and which hits could the band play?
Here’s everything you need to know.
What can I expect from the shows?
cold play first announced the details their 2022 Music Of The Spheres world tour in October 2021 and said it will be as “sustainable as possible”.
Their world tour is supported by a BMW-supplied ‘show battery’, charged with solar power and generators running on hydrogenated vegetable oil.
In addition, fans can use a kinetic stadium floor and power bikes to generate electricity for the concert.
Before last year COP26 Summitthe band said their goal is to make their concerts more environmentally friendly and have one of the greenest tours in history.
The band wrote on Twitter: “Playing live and connecting with people is ultimately why we exist as a band.
“We’ve been planning this tour for years and we’re really looking forward to playing songs from all over the world throughout our time together. At the same time, we are very aware that the planet is facing a climate crisis.
“That’s why we’ve spent the last two years consulting with environmental experts to make this tour as sustainable as possible and, just as important, to use the potential of the tour to move things forward.
“We won’t do everything right, but we are committed to doing whatever we can and sharing what we learn. It’s still a work in progress and we’re really grateful for the help we’ve had so far.”
Support for the tour, which kicked off in Costa Rica in March, comes from HER and London Grammar.
What could they play?
CorrespondingSetlist.fmColdplay played over two hours of sets on their Music Of The Spheres tour, averaging just a few minutes each.
The ‘average’ setlist for the tour so far looks like this:
- Higher performance
- adventure of a lifetime
- Charlie Brown
- The scientist
- Viva la vida
- anthem for the weekend
- let someone go
- At my place
- human heart
- people of pride
- infinity sign
- Something like that
- My univers
- A sky full of stars
- Fix you
Which dates are affected?
The band announced in a statement that the Friday, August 19 show has been moved to Sunday, August 21.
All tickets for the August 19 show will be redeemed for the new date.
Those unable to attend can receive a full refund by contacting their point of sale by Wednesday, August 10th
All unsold tickets will go on sale on Friday 12th August at 9.30am.
However, concert-goers who want to travel to the events by train should inquire with their train provider before departure and plan more time for the journey.