Arsenal Football Club has announced that world-famous rock band Coldplay will be performing two dates at Emirates Stadium next summer.

British band Coldplay, who have just released their new album ‘Mylo Xyloto’, will appear at the Gunners’ home on Friday 1st June 2012 and Saturday 2nd June 2012.

Coldplay is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, selling over 50 million records worldwide.

The Club has negotiated with the event promoter – SJM Concerts - for an allocation of tickets for Arsenal Members to purchase 24 hours prior to the general ticket release.

Tickets are priced from £49.50 to £75.00 each plus handling fee and will go on sale to Arsenal Members on Thursday 17th November. The tickets will go on General Sale on Friday 18th November.

Tickets will be available to Arsenal Members from 9am to 11.59pm UK time on Thursday 17th November 2011. Arsenal Members who have provided the Club with appropriate contact details will soon receive an email giving instructions on how to apply. Each Arsenal Member may apply for a maximum of SIX tickets each.

The Club would like to stress that tickets are limited and do apologise in advance if Members are unsuccessful.

Emirates Stadium has previously played host to Bruce Springsteen in 2008 and the Summertime Ball in 2009. Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis said: “We are absolutely delighted that Coldplay have chosen to perform at Emirates Stadium next summer. We are all very excited at the prospect of Coldplay performing to a packed Emirates Stadium.

“We’re also delighted to have been able to secure an allocation of tickets which Arsenal Members can purchase before the general sale commences. We hope many supporters take up this exciting opportunity.”

Tickets for the two Coldplay dates at Emirates Stadium will go on General Sale from 9am UK time on Friday 18th November 2011 and can be purchased by visiting one of the following:

www.gigsandtours.com (or calling from the UK 0844 854 1360)
www.ticketmaster.co.uk (or calling from the UK 0844 847 2312)
www.ticketline.co.uk (or calling from the UK 0844 888 9991)
www.ticketfactory.com (or calling from the UK 0844 581 9900)
www.coldplay.com

For further information regarding hospitality packages at Emirates Stadium for the Coldplay concerts please click here or call +44 (0)20 7704 4397 or e-mail concerts@arsenal.co.uk

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