U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

10/25/2017

BIGGEST TOUR OF THE YEAR CLOSES WITH A RECORD BREAKING FOUR SOLD OUT STADIUM SHOWS IN BRAZIL
TOUR SEEN BY OVER 2.7 MILLION FANS IN JUST 51 DATES
RAVE REVIEWS ACROSS THREE CONTINENTS

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's acclaimed The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 came to a triumphant close in Brazil tonight. As the only band ever to have played four successive shows at São Paulo's Morumbi Stadium, U2 have smashed their own record for ticket sales in the city with over 280,000 Brazilian fans turning out to see the Dublin band in less than a week.

Having played to over 2.7 million fans in just 51 shows across North and South America, the UK and Europe, and Mexico, The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 is the most successful tour of the year.

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, a celebration of the original album and tour of the same name undertaken by U2 in 1987, featured the complete Joshua Tree album played in sequence plus a selection of highlights from U2's extensive catalogue of songs. The innovative staging included a new series of haunting and evocative films from Dutch photographer and film-maker Anton Corbijn – whose iconic photography accompanied the original recording  - in brilliant 8k resolution on a 200 x 45 foot cinematic screen, the largest high-res LED screen every used in a touring show, behind the group in live performance.

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, produced by Live Nation Global Touring, opened to rave reviews on May 12th at BC Place in Vancouver and made its U.S. debut May 14th at CenturyLink Field in Seattle—the latter kicking off some of the most enthusiastic critical notes in the history of U2's relationship with America. Rolling Stone hailed the band as "a live act simply without peer" and USA Today noted "Thirty years can't dull searing music, hopeful lyrics or the captivating Irish band behind them." The North American run featured 20 sold out stadium dates and U2's first ever U.S. festival headline June 9th at Bonnaroo before "…the biggest band in the world" arrived in Europe to play Twickenham Stadium, London on 8th July, a performance which "oozes contemporary confidence and command. They are totally in their element." (5/5 stars – The Guardian). The sold out European run saw the Dublin band return home to play to 78,000 fans in Croke Park, almost 30 years to the day after the played the legendary Dublin venue on the original Joshua Tree tour. In September, the band hit the road again taking in dates in Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile and São Paulo, as well as a historic first ever visit by U2 to Bogotá, Colombia for an unforgettable show at the city's Estadio El Campin.

U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 is produced by Live Nation Global Touring. UPS is the Official Logistics Provider of the tour.

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:


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May 12

Vancouver, BC     

BC Place                

Mumford & Sons

May 14

Seattle, WA          

CenturyLink Field  

Mumford & Sons

May 17

Santa Clara, CA

Levi's Stadium               

Mumford & Sons

May 20 

Los Angeles, CA    

Rose Bowl                    

The Lumineers

May 21

Los Angeles, CA    

Rose Bowl                     

The Lumineers

May 24

Houston, TX           

NRG Stadium                

The Lumineers

May 26

Dallas, TX              

 AT&T Stadium               

The Lumineers

June 3

Chicago, IL            

Soldier Field                  

The Lumineers

June 4

Chicago, IL            

Soldier Field                  

The Lumineers

June 7

Pittsburgh, PA        

Heinz Field                    

The Lumineers

June 9

*Manchester, TN    

Bonnaroo Festival      

(*Festival date)

June 11 

Miami, FL              

Hard Rock Stadium           

OneRepublic

June 14

Tampa, FL            

Raymond James Stadium 

OneRepublic

June 16

Louisville, KT         

Papa John's Stadium       

OneRepublic

June 18

Philadelphia, PA     

Lincoln Financial Field  

 The Lumineers

June 20

Washington DC       

FedExField                  

The Lumineers

June 23              

Toronto, ON             

Rogers Centre            

 The Lumineers

June 25

Boston, MA              

Gillette Stadium           

The Lumineers

June 28

East Rutherford, NJ  

MetLife Stadium        

The Lumineers

June 29

East Rutherford, NJ  

MetLife Stadium       

The Lumineers

July 1

Cleveland, OH            

FirstEnergy Stadium 

OneRepublic

 

EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:


SUPPORT:

July 8    

London, UK          

Twickenham       

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 9     

London, UK         

Twickenham       

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 12    

Berlin, DE           

Olympic Stadium 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 15     

Rome, IT            

Olympic Stadium  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 16      

Rome, IT           

Olympic Stadium  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 18       

Barcelona, ES   

Olympic Stadium   

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 22        

Dublin, IE           

Croke Park         

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 25       

Paris, FR           

Stade de France 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 26       

Paris, FR           

Stade de France  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 29       

Amsterdam, NE    

Amsterdam Arena 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

July 30       

Amsterdam, NE    

Amsterdam Arena  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

August 1     

Brussels, BE       

Stade Roi Baudouin    

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

 

FALL TOUR DATES:       


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Sept. 3  

Detroit, MI             

Ford Field               

Beck

Sept. 5   

Buffalo, NY              

New Era Field           

Beck

Sept. 8    

Minneapolis, MN      

US Bank Stadium      

Beck

Sept. 10   

Indianapolis, IN       

Lucas Oil Stadium     

Beck

Sept. 12    

Kansas City, MO    

Arrowhead Stadium   

Beck

Sept. 14     

New Orleans, LA    

Mercedes Benz Superdome  

Beck

Sept. 19     

Phoenix, AZ            

University of Phoenix Stadium 

Beck

Sept. 22     

San Diego, CA           

Qualcomm Stadium      

Beck





Oct. 3         

Mexico City, Mexico       

Foro Sol        

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 4          

Mexico City, Mexico     

Foro Sol     

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 7     

Bogota, Colombia,      

Estadio El Campin 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 10    

Buenos Aires, Argentina  

La Plata       

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 11    

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

La Plata  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 14     

Santiago, Chile       

Estadio Nacional    

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 19      

Sao Paulo, Brazil      

Morumbi Stadium 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 21       

Sao Paulo, Brazil      

Morumbi Stadium  

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 22        

Sao Paulo, Brazil      

Morumbi Stadium    

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

Oct. 25        

Sao Paulo, Brazil      

Morumbi Stadium       

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 

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