The band announced they would cancel their upcoming shows due to Chris Martin’s serious health condition; what happened to the frontman, and when will they return?
The British band announced on their official Instagram account that they are forced to postpone their shows in Brazil until early 2023 due to the vocalist’s “serious lung infection.”
They stated that the singer was under “strict doctor’s orders” to rest and recover over the next few weeks. The band is now working hard to reschedule the shows and confirm the new dates, which will be announced in the coming days.
“To everyone in Brazil who was looking forward to these concerts, we’re extremely sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience, and we’re so grateful for your understanding at this challenging time where we need to prioritise Chris’ health.”
Regarding the tickets, Coldplay clarified that passes purchased for the original shows are still valid for the rescheduled dates, which will take place in early 2023. Fans who wanted a refund could do so by contacting the point of sale.
The band concluded their statement by saying they are confident their frontman will be in good health after some time away to recover.
Following the announcement, many fans flooded the comment section with their thoughts on Chris Martin’s health.
“Wowwww I was so excited what a shame Take care CHRIIISSS.”
Another fan wrote:
“Have a lemon tea with honey, take care of yourself, kiss on the forehead for you.”
Many users also expressed their condolences to the singer, telling him to rest and recover from his serious lung infection.
According to their official website, the rescheduled dates are October 11 and 12 at the Estádio Nilton Santos Engenho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and October 15 to 22 at the Allianz Parque in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
As of this writing, their October 25 shows at the Estadio River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, do not appear to have been canceled. However, there are only a few shows with tickets available.
Coldplay will also perform in cities such as Coimbra, Barcelona, Manchester, Cardiff, Naples, Milan, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, and Amsterdam until 2023.