Coldplay’s “Head Full of Dreams” explodes over the Pepsi Center

Coldplay was just two songs into its massive Pepsi Center show on Monday night, and it already felt like a finale. A blast of ROYGBIV confetti -- the first of many -- rained down during the band's opening song, "A Head Full of Dreams," which frontman Chris Martin greeted with his first of several fancy-free balletic leaps on the night.

Coldplay and Tame Impala / Mac DeMarco

Coldplay and Tame Impala / Mac DeMarco's Red Rocks double-header are our picks for the best shows around Denver this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on Twitter and our selfies on Instagram.

Coldplay extend tour, add Denver date

Coldplay has extended the North Amreican leg of its Head Full of Dreams Tour, adding another dozen dates including a show in Denver. The British rockers will play Denver's Pepsi Center on August 29.

Super Bowl Halftime: Coldplay lukewarm, Bey is bae

Whether by circumstance or lack of confidence, Coldplay had plenty of help during Super Bowl 50's triumphant nostalgia trip of a halftime show. The British soft rockers were billed as the evening headliner, and to be fair, they did come out of the gate strong — maybe too strong.