U2 Sets ‘Joshua Tree’ Dates

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of its fifth album, U2 announces a run of stadium dates well as a stop at Bonnaroo for its 2017 “Joshua Tree Tour.” Special guests Mumford & Sons, OneRepublic, and The Lumineers appear on select Canada / U.S. shows while Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is on the Euro gigs. 

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Playing stadiums for the first time since 2000-2011’s 360° tour, U2’s May-August adventure launches in Vancouver. Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, the escapade includes a concert in the band’s Dublin hometown. 

The actual date for U2’s Bonnaroo engagement during the fest’s mid-June run has not yet been determined. ’Roo organizers will reveal the lineup Wednesday morn. 

The Joshua Tree was U2’s first No. 1 album in the U.S. and included “Where The Streets Have No Name,” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “With Or Without You,” and “Bullet The Blue Sky.” 

You can hear the entire album played from start to finish on each of the following dates: 

May 12 – Vancouver, British Columbia, BC Place
May 14 – Seattle, Wash., CenturyLink Field
May 17 – Santa Clara, Calif., Levi’s Stadium
May 20 – Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl
May 24 – Houston, Texas, NRG Stadium @ NRG Park
May 26 – Arlington, Texas, AT&T Stadium
June 3 – Chicago, Ill., Soldier Field
June 7 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Heinz Field
June 8-11 Manchester, Tenn., Great Stage Park (Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – actual date to be determined)
June 11 – Miami Gardens, Fla., Hard Rock Stadium
June 14 – Tampa, Fla., Raymond James Stadium
June 18 – Philadelphia, Pa., Lincoln Financial Field
June 20 – Landover, Md., FedExField
June 23 – Toronto, Ontario, Rogers Centre
June 25 – Foxboro, Mass., Gillette Stadium
June 28 – East Rutherford, N.J., MetLife Stadium
July 1 – Cleveland, Ohio, FirstEnergy Stadium
July 8 – London, England, Twickenham Stadium
July 12 Berlin, Germany, Olympiastadion Berlin
July 15 – Rome, Italy, Olympic Stadium
July 18 – Barcelona, Spain, Estadio Olimpico
July 22 – Dublin, Ireland, Croke Park Stadium
July 25 – Paris, France, Stade de France
July 29 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam ArenA
Aug. 1 – Brussels, Belgium, King Baudouin Stadium 

Mumford & Sons appear May 12-17; The Lumineers May 20-June 7 & June 18-28.; OneRepublic June 11-14 & July 1; and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds July 8-Aug. 1. 

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