LOS ANGELES (VIP-NEWS) — Live Nation today announced that U2 will return to stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band`s classic album.
Each show will include a performance of The Joshua Tree in its entirety, with support from one of a number of special guests including Mumford & Sons, OneRepublic and The Lumineers in North America and Noel Gallagher`s High Flying Birds in Europe.
Released to universal acclaim on March 9th,1987 and featuring hit singles "With Or Without You","I Still Haven`t Found What I`m Looking For" and "Where The Streets Have No Name", The Joshua Tree was U2`s first #1 album in the U.S., topping the charts globally including the U.K. and Ireland, selling in excess of 25 million albums worldwide, and catapulting Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr "… from heroes to superstars" (Rolling Stone).
The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 will see the band return to the stadium stage for the first time since 2009-2011`s record-shattering U2 360° Tour, the most successful tour in history seen by over 7.3 million fans worldwide.
U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 will kick off in Vancouver on 12th May for a run of dates across North America and Europe, and will include U2`s first ever U.S. festival headline appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this summer, as well as a hometown show in Dublin`s Croke Park on 22nd July.
U2: The Joshua Tree Tour is produced by Live Nation Global Touring. UPS is the Official Logistics Provider of the tour.
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:
2017-07-08 – London, England – Twickenham Stadium
2017-07-12 – Berlin, Germany – Olympiastadion
2017-07-15 – Rome, Italy – Stadio Olimpico
2017-07-18 – Barcelona, Spain – Estadi Olimpic Lluis Comp.
2017-07-22 – Dublin, Ireland – Croke Park
2017-07-25 – Paris, France – Stade de France
2017-07-29 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Amsterdam ArenA
2017-08-01 – Brussels, Belgium – King Baudouin Stadium