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Elbow to join Coldplay on North American jaunt

They'll also headline a handful of US dates

Elbow recruited a 20-piece orchestra for their opening performance tonight, running through 'Grounds For Divorce' to a thrilled crowd. Pic: PA Photos
Elbow have announced that they will support Coldplay on several US tour dates this summer.

The Mercury Prize-winning band will also play a handful of headlining shows during the North American jaunt.

They'll kick things off with their own gig in Los Angeles on July 22 before teaming up with Coldplay in Wisconsin three days later. They'll hit cities including Toronto, Montreal, Charlotte and Atlanta, before concluding the tour in Tampa, Florida on August 9.

The band are supporting their most recent album, 'Seldom Seen Kid'.

The tour dates are:

Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (July 22)*
East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theater (25)
Toronto, ON Rogers Centre (30)
Montreal, QC Osheaga Music and Arts Festival (August 1)
Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park- All Points West (2)
Mansfield, MA Comcast Center of Performing Arts (3)
Washington DC 9:30 Club (4)*
Raleigh, NC Music Pavilion Walnut Creek (6)
Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (7)
Atlanta, GA Center Stage Theatre of Atlanta (8)*
Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre (9)


*Elbow headlining without Coldplay

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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