Live Links: Coldplay To Hook Up With Jay-Z In Vegas

Here are today’s live music headlines:

:: Chris Martin & Jay-Z = new BFFs? Chris and the rest of Coldplay are teaming up with Hova to headline a New Year’s Eve show in Vegas. [NPR]

:: John Lennon’s offspring Sean Lennon announces his debut London gig with his new band, The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger. [NME]

:: Veteran New Wavers Depeche Mode are prepping their upcoming live DVD with footage from their Tour Of The Universe shows in Barcelona. (Yes, they’re still around!) Word on the street is they’re also releasing a new remix album early next year. [Exclaim]

:: Girlfriend-boyfriend duo Jenny and Johnny pave the way for Pavement in NYC. [Spinner]

:: Phoenix rock a sold-out show at the Hollywood Bowl - Grizzly Bear and Girls were there too. [Los Angeles Times]