For those who live in Southern California or plan on visiting in early August, best to plan now if you want to catch a special concert featuring Coldplay. Read on for all the details...
SAMSUNG AT&T SUMMER KRUSH 2011 PRESENTS: COLDPLAY
Concert to Benefit the GRAMMY Foundation®
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 at the UCLA TENNIS CENTER
SAMSUNG AT&T SUMMER KRUSH CONCERT BENEFITTING GRAMMY FOUNDATION® PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH COLDPLAY!
Coldplay will play a memorable one-night only concert at 8:00 PM
on Wednesday, August 3rd at the intimate UCLA Tennis Center.
Coldplay – comprising Guy Berryman (bass), Jonny Buckland (lead guitar), Will Champion (drums) and Chris Martin (vocals, guitar, keyboards) – has sold more than 50 million records worldwide and won numerous awards, including seven GRAMMY® Awards, six Brit Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards. Viva La Vida, the band’s fourth full-length studio album, was released in June 2008 and went on to chart at No. 1 in 36 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, and become the top-selling global album of 2008 according to IFPI. EW.com hailed “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall,” Coldplay’s latest single, as “another epic inspirational cut from the quartet” while The Washington Post found it “hard to resist.” For more information, please visit www.coldplay.com
The concert will serve as the Los Angeles portion of the The Samsung AT&T Summer Krush concert series, featuring today’s hottest artists participating in unique summer music experiences in major cities and offers attendees a chance to experience the new Samsung Infuse™ 4G exclusively at AT&T! More information can be found at www.samsungsummerkrush2011.com.
The net proceeds from the event will benefit the GRAMMY Foundation’s®-GRAMMY in the Schools® (www.grammyintheschools.com)music education programs for high school students. These programs include the annual GRAMMY Camp®, which is offering its Los Angeles session from July 9–July 18, and its first-ever New York session from Aug. 2–Aug. 8, 2011.TheGRAMMY Foundation®was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy®, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. Campbell's Labels For Education program is proud to be the official education partner of the GRAMMY in the Schools® programs. For more information, please visit www.grammyintheschools.com.
Tickets, priced from $45 to $150, go on sale on Friday, July 15 at 10:00 AM PST at www.ticketmaster.com and through Ticketmaster outlets.