Coldplay Play Theatre Show Downunder

On their 2012 Australian tour, Coldplay played to 40,000 fans at each stadium show, for a grand total of 200,000 fans. But come June 19, the British band will play the 1,600-capacity  in Sydney as part of a June 16-21 promo tour behind its Ghost Stories album.

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Nine Lives has One Direction back for a five-stadium run Feb. 7-20. Roxette plays six arenas Feb. 10-27 for Live Nation, and two winery shows for Roundhouse Entertainment, which sees them share the stage with Aussie ’80s hit-makers Boom Crash OperaDragon and Eurogliders.

Live Nation has Los Angeles rapper Kid Ink at four clubs Aug. 22-25. Metropolis Touring and Tombowler brings Brazil metal band Sepultura back for three club shows Oct. 3-5, with an Oct. 1 stopover in Auckland.

Vienna-based English singer and producer  makes his debut through Laneway Presents and I Oh You with club dates June 24-25.

Joe Bonamassa returns with two different lineups (one acoustic, one electric) for four theatre stops Sept. 14-21.