Legendary Irish rockers, U2 have unveiled plans to tour the UK, Europe and America this summer to mark 30 years since the release of their iconic masterpiece, “The Joshua Tree”.
Bono & Co will be joined by special guests Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, The Lumineers, One Republic and Mumford & Sons on the road between May and July of this year.
“The Joshua Tree” was released in March 1987 and spawned the hit singles, “With Or Without You”, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and “Where The Streets Have No Name”. The album followed their 1984 effort, “The Unforgettable Fire” and was produced by both Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois; “The Joshua Tree” went on to sell over 25 million copies worldwide.
U2 will play a string of dates across Canada and America in May, kicking off in Vancouver before stopping off in San Francisco, Dallas, Miami and Washington, among others. The band will be at London’s Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 8th July 2017, as well as shows in Berlin, Rome, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and a hometown gig at Dublin’s Croke Park on Saturday 29th July 2017.
Tickets for U2’s “The Joshua Tree” Tour 2017 go on-sale on Monday 16th January 2017 at 9am in Ireland, UK and Europe and Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 9am in The US and Canada.