U2 Expands Joshua Tree Tour With New North, South American Shows

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) – Live Nation announced that in order to meet demand, veteran rockers U2 have extended their current Joshua Tree tour with a slew of new stadium dates.

The new shows, set for both North and South America, kick off on Sept. 3rd with a performance at Ford Field in Detroit and extend through Sept. 22nd when the group closes out their second U.S. leg of the tour with a performance at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.

Then, U2 heads south for a series of shows starting on Oct. 3rd at Foro Sol in Mexico City and wrapping up on Oct. 19th when the band performs at Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The tour is marking the 30 year anniversary of their 5th album, the seminal 1987 hit "The Joshua Tree." To mark the occasion, the group has released anniversary edition of the via Interscope, that includes the original recording, as well as a live recording of The Joshua Tree Tour 1987 Madison Square Garden concert; rarities and B-sides from the album's original recording sessions; as well as 2017 remixes from Daniel Lanois, St Francis Hotel, Jacknife Lee, Steve Lillywhite and Flood; as well as an 84-page hardback book of unseen personal photography shot by The Edge during the original Mojave Desert photo session in 1986.

The tour is produced by Live Nation.