U2 The Joshua Tree 2017 Is The Biggest Tour Of The Year

The first leg of U2's North AmericanThe Joshua Tree Tour has wrapped with raving reviews from fans.

U2 The Joshua Tree Tour

Having played to more than one million fans,the tour came to a triumphant close July 1st at the FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. With ticket sales surpassing 2.4 million across North and South America, the UK and Europe, and Mexico, The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 has reaffirmed its standing as the most commercially and critically successful tour of the year.

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, produced by Live Nation Global Touring, opened 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,"USA Today noted "Thirty years can't dull searing music, hopeful lyrics or the captivating Irish band behind them," while The New York Times added "For the performance of The Joshua Tree... the band members took places on the full-sized stadium stage. They were ascending the way their career did… The band was dwarfed, but the music wasn't. Larry Mullen Jr. on drums, Adam Clayton on bass and the Edge on guitar tore into the urgent rhythmic flux of 'Where the Streets Have No Name.' Against the craggy postpunk groove of 'Bullet the Blue Sky,' both Bono's falsetto and the Edge's guitar leads were keening sirens."

The reviews of The Joshua Tree Tour 2017's opening weekend set a tone that intensified throughout a North American run featuring 20 sold out stadium dates and U2's first ever U.S. festival headline June 9th at Bonnaroo.

UPCOMING TOUR DATES:

 

EUROPE:

  

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:

  

SUPPORT:

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. 16 

St. Louis, MO 

The Dome At America's Center 

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 

For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.u2.com & www.livenation.com

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