Coldplay at Wembley Stadium: what time does concert start, setlist, tickets, special guests - Glasgow dates

Alan Partridge and Simon Pegg joined Coldplay at Wembley Stadium last night

Coldplay’s residency at Wembley Stadium in London will come to an end with a final show this evening.

The global superstars have played five huge concerts scheduled at the famed venue throughout August.

Coldplay will then be heading north to play two concerts at Glasgow’s Hampden Park next week.

Simon Pegg and Alan Partridge were the latest special guests to join the band on Stage.

The final show will take place today (21 August).

If you are going to the Coldplay concerts - here’s all you need to know:

When is the next Coldplay show at Wembley Stadium?

Coldplay will play six shows at Wembley Stadium this month.

The next will take place tonight (Saturday 20 August).

What time does Coldplay at Wembley Stadium start?

The doors will open at 5pm and it is scheduled to end at 10.30pm.

There will be two support acts performing before Coldplay take to the stage.

In previous shows, the band took to the stage at around 8.30pm and performed for approximately two hours.

Who is the support act?

The support acts for the Wembley Stadium shows are as follows:

  • 12 August - H.E.R/ Griff
  • 13 August - H.E.R/ Griff
  • 16 August - London Grammar/ Ibibio Sound Machine
  • 17 August - H.E.R/ Ibibio Sound Machine
  • 20 August - London Grammar/ Laura Mvula
  • 21 August - London Grammar/ Laura Mvula

What special guests have joined them at Wembley Stadium?

Coldplay have been joined by special guests for each of the shows in London so far.

They are as follows:

  • 12 August - Craig David
  • 13 August - Max Martin & Craig David
  • 16 August - Natalie Imbruglia, Nicole Lawrence, Jacob Collier
  • 17 August - Shaznay Lewis, Nicole Lawrence
  • 20 August - Simon Pegg and Alan Partridge

Simon Pegg joined the band for A Sky Full of Stars and Alan Partridge joined Coldplay for a cover of Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God).

Why was a show rescheduled?

Due to a planned London Underground strike, Coldplayrescheduled one of their upcoming concerts at Wembley Stadium.

The band stated that the decision was made due to “insufficient transport for ticket holders”.

The show due to take place on Friday 19 August has been moved to Sunday 21 August.

Can you get tickets?

The shows at Wembley Stadium are sold out, according to the venue’s website.

Ticketmaster is showing “low availability” for the Wembley Stadium shows.

Resale tickets are available for the first Hampden Park show in Glasgow on 23 August - starting at £83 each - and also the second show on 24 August.

What is the seating plan at Wembley Stadium?

You can check your ticket for your seat and block number.

What is the capacity for Wembley?

It has a capacity of 90,000 - making it one of the biggest stadium’s in the UK and Europe.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage during Global Citizen Live, New York on September 25, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

What are the tour dates for UK 2022?

Coldplay will be playing the following dates in the UK in 2022:

  • 16 August - Wembley Stadium, London
  • 17 August - Wembley Stadium, London
  • 20 August - Wembley Stadium, London
  • 21 August - Wembley Stadium, London
  • 23 August - Hampden Park, Glasgow
  • 24 August - Hampden Park, Glasgow

What is Coldplay’s setlist for Wembley?

The first setlist for Coldplay at Wembley Stadium has been confirmed.

Setlist.fm reports that it was as followed:

  • Higher Power
  • Adventure of a Lifetime
  • Paradise
  • Charlie Brown
  • The Scientist

B Stage

  • Viva la Vida
  • Hymn for the Weekend
  • Let Somebody Go (with H.E.R.) (Chris sang a snippet of Louis Theroux’s “Jiggle Jiggle”)

A Stage

  • Politik
  • In My Place
  • Yellow
  • Sunrise
  • Human Heart
  • People of the Pride
  • Clocks
  • Infinity Sign
  • Something Just Like This

B Stage

  • Midnight

A Stage

  • My Universe (Coldplay x BTS cover)
  • A Sky Full of Stars

C Stage

  • Sparks
  • Live in the Moment (Craig David cover) (with Craig David)
  • Fill Me In (Craig David cover) (with Craig David)

A Stage

  • Humankind
  • Fix You (with excerpts of “Midnight”)
  • Biutyful

What are the reviews saying about Coldplay at Wembley?

In a five-star review, The Guardian described it as a “barrage of hits and eye-popping spectacle”.

The i’s critic wrote: “Leave your cynicism at the door and there’s something profound here” - giving it five stars as well.

The Times added: “Feel-good factor rubbs off at triumphant homecoming” in a four-star review.

How to get to Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is easily accessible from three railway stations.

Wembley Park Station is only two stops from Baker Street on the London Underground Metropolitan line, and is also served by the Jubilee line for further connections across the Underground network.

Wembley Stadium Station is one stop from London Marylebone on Chiltern Railways, and Wembley Central Station is on the London Underground Bakerloo line and London Overground line from Watford Junction to London Euston.