Live Nation and Samsung have teamed up to broadcast Coldplay’s performance at Chicago’s Soldier Field live in virtual reality.

The broadcast of the band’s “A Head Full Of Dreams” concert will stream on the Samsung VR service Aug. 17 at 8:30 p.m. CT. Anyone with a Gear VR headset and a compatible Samsung smartphone can tune in.

More than 50 countries will have access to the broadcast, which will enable fans to virtually experience the concert from front row seats, complete with pyrotechnics, laser lights and life-sized Chris Martins.


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Jonny Buckland and Chris Martin of Coldplay - MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.

“By partnering with Live Nation ad Coldplay, music fans across the globe with Gear VR can tune into the live concert, experiencing the energy of the show like never before,” Michael Schmier, Samsung VP of content and services, said in a statement.