Grammy Award Winning Rock Bands Coldplay and U2 To Play In Manila

    MANILA, Philippines - Pinoy rock band fanatics are in for a double delight as international music groups Coldplay and U2 are set to play their beats in Manila soon as confirmed by its promoter.

    Coldplay to visit Manila as part of “A Head Full Of Dreams” Concert Tour
    Manila will be part of Coldplay’s “A Head Full Of Dreams” Tour.
    Confirmed. Manila will be part of Coldplay’s “A Head Full Of Dreams” Tour.
    Photo credit: BBC online
    The seven-time grammy award winner British rock band Coldplay will be arriving in the country in the last week of November this year.

    As early as last year, Coldplay has been rumored to be playing their music in Asia but without any reliable confirmation of a possible Manila stopover. The confirmation was finally brought by a brand manager of Globe Telecom.

    Coldplay's visit in Manila will be a part of its "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", which is their seventh world tour.

    MOA Arena readies for U2 in Manila on February 2017

    Meanwhile, fans of 22 Grammy Award holder U2 which popularized hit songs like "With or Without You," "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "Pride (In The Name Of Love)" will have to wait a little bit longer until February of 2017 to see the classic act of Bono,The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.

    U2 is set to play the best of their musical ingenuity on February 2017 in Manila.
    U2 is set to play the best of their musical ingenuity on February 2017 in Manila.
    Photo credit: Daily Mail UK online

    Both bands are set to perform at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena.

    Die-hard fans raving online

    As early as now, die-hard fans are raving on the upcoming concerts of two of the world's highly acclaimed musical groups, with some even willing to "sell their kidneys" alluding to the hard fact that ticket prices for the two concerts will be sky-high.

    Some are even willing to postpone their out of country trips:

    And some unabashedly asking for some funds to the other half of the phenomenal on-screen loveteam of the moment:

    Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” earned $ 4.9 million last February

    Global music artists found a new haven to play their music in the Philippines over the last few years due to unwavering interest of the Filipino crowd in patronizing foreign acts. Madonna's sold-out, two-night concert last February accumulated a total of USD 4,956,105 (PHP 228 million pesos) and was attended by 15,710 people.

    The upcoming concerts are expected to rake in millions as Coldplay and of course, U2 which is one of the best-selling touring acts in the world has an extremely loyal fan base in the country.

    U2 alone holds a 170 million total of records sold in a career spanning four decades already. The twenty year old Coldplay band has a strong 80 million records sold under its name.

    --Michael Santiago, The Summit Express
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