Coldplay Announce North American Dates

Coldplay Announce North American Dates
Coldplay have announced a full-on North American tour this summer that stretches into the fall for a total of eight Canadian dates, including July's mammoth Pemberton Festival in BC and two dates at Toronto's Air Canada Centre.

Anticipation for the band's fourth album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (out June 17) is currently sky-high, according to the two million fans that swamped the band's website to grab a free download of underwhelming first single, "Violet Hill."

Here are the dates:

6/23 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
6/29 Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center
7/2 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
7/3 Hartford, CT - XL Center
7/5 Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
7/6 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
7/8 St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
7/9 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
7/10 Oklahoma City, OK - Ford Center
7/12 Phoenix, AZ - Jobbing.com Arena
7/19 Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
7/21 Sacramento, CA - ARCO Arena
7/24 San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
7/27 Pemberton, BC - Pemberton Festival
7/29 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
7/30 Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
8/1 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
8/3 Omaha, NE - Qwest Center
8/4 Chicago, IL - United Center
8/9 Osaka, Japan - Maishima (Summer Sonic Festival)
8/10 Tokyo, Japan - Marine Stadium (Summer Sonic Festival)
10/20 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
10/21 Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
10/26 East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center
10/29 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
10/30 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
11//3 Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden
11/11 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
11/18 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
11/19 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
11/21 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
11/22 Salt Lake City, UT - Energy Solutions Arena