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U2 The Joshua Tree Tour Kicks Off In May

U2 is ready to go on tour to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the bands Joshua Tree album with a stop in Pasadena, CA on May 20. The tour will make stops in the US and Europe this year with the last show in Brussels.

U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 kicks off in Vancouver on 12th May for a run of dates across North America, and includes U2’s first ever U.S. festival headline appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

The tour then moves to Europe with the first stop in London on 8th July, finishing up in Brussels on 1st August and taking in their hometown show in Croke Park on 22nd July.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will provide support across Europe, with Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and One Republic joining the tour through North America.

“It seems like we have come full circle from when The Joshua Tree songs were originally writtten, with global upheaval, extreme right wing politics and some fundamental human rights at risk,” reflects The Edge. “To celebrate the album – as these songs seem so relevant and prescient of these times too – we decided to do these shows, it feels right for now. We’re looking forward to it.”

“Recently I listened back to The Joshua Tree for the first time in nearly 30 years,” adds Bono. “It’s quite an opera. A lot of emotions which feel strangely current, love, loss, broken dreams, seeking oblivion, polarisation… all the greats… I’ve sung some of these songs a lot… but never all of them. I’m up for it, if our audience is as excited as we are… it’s gonna be a great night. Especially when we play at home. Croke Park.. it’s where the album was born, 30 years ago.”

Tickets for U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 are on sale Monday, January 16th in Ireland, the UK and Europe and on Tuesday, January 17th in the US and Canada. Ticket prices start at €35.00 / £35.00 / $35.00 with general admission floor tickets at  €70.00 / £70.00  / $70.00.

As usual, there is an exclusive priority presale for U2.com subscribers from Wednesday, January 11th (9am) through Friday, January 13th (5pm) local times. Tickets will be general admission on the floor and reserved seating in the stands. There will be a 4 ticket limit for subscriber purchases and a 6 ticket limit commencing with public sales. In North America, all floor tickets will be paperless unless otherwise noted.

Find all the dates below and keep an eye on our tour page for the latest ticket and package information.

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 North America:

Fri. May 12 Vancouver, BC BC Place Stadium

Sun. May 14 Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field

Wed. May 17 San Francisco, CA Levi’s Stadium

Sat. May 20 Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl

Wed. May 24 Houston, TX NRG Stadium

Fri. May 26 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium

Sat. June 3 Chicago, IL Soldier Field

Wed. June 7 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field

Sun. June 11 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium

Wed. June 14 Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium

Sun. June 18 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field

Tue. June 20 Washington, DC FedEx Field

Fri. June 23 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre

Sun. June 25 Boston, MA Gillette Stadium

Wed. June 28 E. Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium

Sat. July 1 Cleveland, OH First Energy

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Europe

Sat. 8 July London, UK Twickenham Stadium

Wed. 12 July Berlin, DE Olympic Stadium

Sat., 15 July Rome, IT Olympic Stadium

Tue. 18 July Barcelona, ES Olympic Stadium

Sat. 22 July Dublin, IE Croke Park

Tue. 25 July Paris, FR Stade De France

Sat. 29 July Amsterdam, NE Amsterdam Arena

Tue. 1 Aug. Brussels, BE King Baudouin Stadium

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Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.
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