Coldplay Concert in India to be Managed by Wizcraft; Exclusive Details on Pricing, Venue & More
by Shantanu Jain Marketing | September 12, 2016 | Feature
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Ever since Coldplay came to India last year, rumor mills began working overtime speculating about when this majorly popular band will perform in India and quench the thirst of its millions of fans across the country? And a few days back when the official website of the band confirmed a tour in Mumbai, fans in India rejoiced in the news, some even booking their flight tickets in advance and applying for casual leaves around the concert time.
Interestingly, there hasn’t been a single day since then when Coldplay has not been in the national media. While some media houses recently reported that the prices of this concert world begin at a whopping INR 25 Thousand and would go up to around INR 5 Lakhs, a few others joined the bandwagon of creating dissipated humor with “One would have to sell their kidney to buy the tickets” jokes.
However, we at EVENTFAQS bring to you the latest updates about the Coldplay concert in India. Read on as this will clear all your doubts about the concert.
How and When
Global Citizen Festival is an annual not-for-profit music festival that started in the US in 2012 and in 2014, The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Global Citizen Festival in New York.
It is believed that the Coldplay frontman Chris Martin met the Indian PM in Delhi on his visit to India to shoot their music video and it was at this stage when the discussions to promote initiatives such as Swachh Bharat, and Beti Bachao – Beto Padhao through a concert began.
The concert is part of Global Citizen’s launch of a 15-year campaign to mobilize social change in India.
Wizcraft International will be managing and producing this concert at the MMRDA (BKC) in Mumbai on November 19.
How can you get your tickets?
Internal sources from Bookmyshow.com have confirmed that while most tickets to the concert will be free, a few will also be sold exclusively on its platform for INR 5000 and will then increase with each phase, susequently hitting INR 15,000.
Free tickets can be earned by signing up at the offcial Global Citizen website and completing a set of charitable campaigns.
The tickets on Bookmyshow go on sale around September 15 and one can't buy more than 2 tickets per transaction.
The news was further confirmed by the Global Citizen official twitter account which posted:
Who will be a part of it?
Sources from Bookmyshow.com which are the ticketing partner for the event have also revealed that the show will mainly feature 70 percent Indian artists.
It is reported that Ranveer Singh, Arijit Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor are a few names that are almost confirmed to perform at the event.
Additionally, no alcohol will be served or allowed at the event.
In terms of management & production partners, it is speculated that SOUND.COM will be managing the audio setup for the event.
Recently, the Government of Maharashtra too tweeted and validated its association with the concert:
So, there you have it, all the information that you need about the Coldplay concert in India in one place. Interestingly, later in the day, a press conference will be organized where the organizers of the concert are expected to make the above announcements official.
Watch this space on EVENTFAQS, as we report details from the Official Press Announcement from the Coldplay concert in India today.
17.00 PM: More celebrities performers revealed for the Global Citizen Coldplay Concert in India. New names includes biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Katrina Kaif, Jay Z, Arjun Kapoor, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Monali Thakur.
17.10 PM: Viacom 18 and The Time of India to be strategic media partners for the event. Colors come on board as powered by partners.
17.30 PM: Here is what's on offer at Global Citizen India Coldplay Concert:
19.30 PM: Check out the entire press conference video here:
We at EVENTFAQS bring to you the latest scoop on the Coldplay concert in India including ticket prices, participating celebrities and more.