Coldplay postpones concerts
Chris Martin suffers from serious lung infection
10/06/2022 10:23 am (updated)
Because Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has contracted a serious infection, the band had to postpone concerts on their “Music of the Spheres” world tour until next year. The management did not give any information about the disease. But Martin was ordered to rest for three weeks.
British band Coldplay has postponed several concert dates on their tour. The reason for this is a serious lung infection in singer Chris Martin, as announced by the band on social media and on their website. “It is with great regret that we are forced to postpone our upcoming shows in Rio de Janeiro and So Paulo to early 2023. Due to a serious lung infection, Chris has to be strictly treated by a doctor for the next three weeks. have been ordered to rest,” the statement said.
According to the tour schedule, Coldplay will play eight concerts in Brazilian cities from 11 to 22 October. After that it will only continue in Argentina on 25 October. “We are working to set new dates as soon as possible and will provide more information in the next few days,” Coldplay continued.
The band apologizes for the disappointment and inconvenience to all who looked forward to these concerts. The musicians are “so grateful for your understanding during this difficult time when we have to prioritize Chris’ health”. Fans keep their tickets – these are also valid for the newly scheduled dates.
no information about disease
Martin’s band members were “optimistic that Chris would recover after compulsory medical leave”. And further: “We look forward to resuming the tour soon”. A spokesman for the band told “Billboard” that “there is no further information about Martin’s illness”. Exactly what it is is not known.
Coldplay is currently in the middle of their “Music of the Spheres” world tour. In Germany, the band could only be seen live in the summer of 2022. In May 2023, the musicians will return to Europe – however, there are no further concerts planned in Germany.
(This article was first published on Wednesday, October 05, 2022.)
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