Stereophonics had previously scheduled a fall North American tour but chose to cancel out of respect for the September 11 tragedy. Shortly thereafter, they were enlisted to support a few dates on U2‘s second North American Elevation tour.

Opening act JJ72 are largely unheard of Stateside but they’ve made quite a splash in their homeland. With the release of their self-titled debut last year, the indie trio have quickly become one of the most talked about bands in Irish rock.

JJ72 just wrapped up a tour supporting Pete Yorn and Remy Zero, and are currently sharing Coldplay‘s stage for a few dates.