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October 04, 2011

Coldplay in Cape Town: Concert and road closure information

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A previous Coldplay concert. Photo courtesy Jeremy M Farmer

Getting October off to a rocking start is English band Coldplay, at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 5 October 2011. The popular group are set to blow away their Capetonian fans with an incredible set list. If you’ve been practising your head-banging moves and rehearsing the lyrics to Viva La Vida, Every Tear Is A Waterfall, Fix You, Speed of Sound and more, you won’t want to miss this concert!

With an energetic performance, fantastic sets and great entertainment, this promises to be an experience fans will not forget.

Getting you warmed up for the night will be super hot opening act, The Parlotones, with their hits Push Me To The Floor, Beautiful and more.

Please note the following traffic info:

Road Closures:
Fritz Sonnenberg Road, from McDonald’s entrance to Stephan Way, 06h00 – 24h00

Fritz Sonnenberg Road, between Granger Bay Boulevard and McDonald’s entrance, 14h00 – 24h00

Fritz Sonnenberg Road, between Granger Bay Boulevard and Portswood Road, 06h00 – 24h00

Granger Bay Boulevard, between Western Boulevard and Beach Road (towards Waterfront), 14h00 – 24h00

Granger Bay Boulevard, between Beach Road and Western Boulevard (leaving Waterfront), 16h30 – 24h00

Fort Wynyard Road, between Portswood Road and Fort Wynyard Gate, 16h30 – 24h00

Vlei Road, between Western Boulevard and Green Point Cricket Club entrance, 14h00 – 24h00

Vlei Road, between Green Point Cricket Club entrance and Fritz Sonnenberg Road, 06h00 – 24h00

Stephan Way, between Fritz Sonnenberg Road and Hamiltons Rugby Club entrance, 14h00 – 24h00

Beach Road, between Portswood Road and Haul Road, 22h00 – 24h00

Portswood Road, between Western Boulevard and Beach Road (northeast bound), 22h00 – 24h00

Main Road, between York Road and Ebenezer Road (CBD Bound carriageway only), 17h30 – 24h00

Somerset Road, between Ebenezer Road and Chiappini Street, 17h30 – 24h00

Somerset Road, between Buitengracht and Chiappini streets (west bound carriageway only), 17h30 – 24h00

Ebenezer Road, between Prestwich Street and Port Road (V&A Waterfront bound lane), 17h30 – 24h00

Waterkant Street, between Lower Burg Street and Buitengracht Street, 17h30 – 24h00

Hertzog Boulevard, between Civic Avenue and DF Malan Street (west bound carriageway only), 18h00 – 21h30

There will be no parking facilities at or near Cape Town Stadium, but there is excellent transport available. For more info, please visit http://www.capemetrorail.co.za and http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/MyCiti/

Concertgoers too tired to travel home after such a big night out, can spend the night at any of the city’s fantastic accommodation establishments. For more information about the Coldplay concert and other thrilling events, visit our event listings.

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