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U2 Officially Announces 30th Anniversary Joshua Tree Tour

January 9, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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Forbes reports that U2 has announced a tour that will celebrate the 30th anniversary of 1987’s The Joshua Tree. The dates include the Bonnaroo festival, the first time the band has headlined a US festival. Each performance will feature the band playing the album in its entirety. It includes tracks like “With or Without You” and “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.” Tickets go on sale on January 17.

Bono said in a statement: “Recently I listened back to The Joshua Tree for the first time in nearly 30 years. It’s quite an opera. A lot of emotions which feel strangely current: love, loss, broken dreams, seeking oblivion, polarization… 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.

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

May 12 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place*
May 14 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field*
May 17 – Santa Clara, CA – Levi’s Stadium*
May 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl+
May 24 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium+
May 26 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium+
June 3 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field+
June 7 – Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field+
June 8-11 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Festival
June 11 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium^
June 14 – Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium^
June 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field+
June 20 – Washington DC – FedExField+
June 23 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre+
June 25 – Boston, MA – Gillette Stadium+
June 28 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium+
July 1 – Cleveland, OH – FirstEnergy Stadium^

* with Mumford & Sons
+ with The Lumineers
^ with OneRepublic

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