Coldplay concert in Abu Dhabi on New Year's Eve 2016

Coldplay concert in Abu Dhabi on New Year's Eve 2016 has been confirmed by the band on Twitter. It will be at du Arena Discuss this article

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All eyes will be on Abu Dhabi the New Year's Eve after one of the biggest bands in the world confirmed they would headline a show at du Arena on December 31.

Brit megastars Coldplay will return to the scene of their triumphant 2011 gig with their A Head Full Of Dreams Tour, which is currently on the final leg of a massive round the world party.

The four-piece from Britain, famously fronted by Chris Martin, have legions fans here in the UAE, and this announcement is certainly the most exciting for an end of year celebration in some time.

Whether or not you dig the mostly morose refrains of British alternative rock, you can’t deny that Coldplay performing live will make you feel like the guys on stage are your mates. It has little to do with your parasocial fan-fervour, and more to do with that endearing, easy-going attitude which has them engaging the audience so well.

It will be the third time Coldplay have come to the UAE. Check out the pictures of the 2009 gig here.

In announcing the gig, organisers Flash confirmed anyone with a ticket to F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be available to avail a 20 percent discount on Coldplay tickets.

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By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
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