The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

5 Jan 2017255

The band will be out on the road again this summer celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree and performing the album in full, every night. In July the tour brings them home to Croke Park in Dublin, 30 years after the original Joshua Tree Tour’s two memorable shows at the Dublin venue in June 1987.

U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 kicks off in Vancouver on 12th May for a run of dates across North America, and includes U2’s first ever U.S. festival headline appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

The tour then moves to Europe with the first stop in London on 8th July, finishing up in Brussels on 1st August and taking in their hometown show in Croke Park on 22nd July.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will provide support across Europe, with Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and One Republic joining the tour through North America.

“It seems like we have come full circle from when The Joshua Tree songs were originally writtten, with global upheaval, extreme right wing politics and some fundamental human rights at risk,” reflects The Edge. “To celebrate the album - as these songs seem so relevant and prescient of these times too - we decided to do these shows, it feels right for now. We’re looking forward to it.”

“Recently I listened back to The Joshua Tree for the first time in nearly 30 years,” adds Bono. “It’s quite an opera. A lot of emotions which feel strangely current, love, loss, broken dreams, seeking oblivion, polarisation… all the greats... I’ve sung some of these songs a lot… but never all of them. I’m up for it, if our audience is as excited as we are… it’s gonna be a great night. Especially when we play at home. Croke Park.. it’s where the album was born, 30 years ago.”

Tickets for U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 are on sale Monday, January 16th in Ireland, the UK and Europe and on Tuesday, January 17th in the US and Canada. Ticket prices start at €35.00 / £35.00 / $35.00 with general admission floor tickets at  €70.00 / £70.00  / $70.00.

As usual, there is an exclusive priority presale for subscribers from Wednesday, January 11th (9am) through Friday, January 13th (5pm) local times. Tickets will be general admission on the floor and reserved seating in the stands. There will be a 4 ticket limit for subscriber purchases and a 6 ticket limit commencing with public sales. In North America, all floor tickets will be paperless unless otherwise noted.

Find all the dates below and keep an eye on our Tour page for the latest ticket and package information.

Released to universal acclaim on March 9th 1987 and featuring hit singles “With Or Without You”,“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and “Where The Streets Have No Name”, The Joshua Tree went to No. 1 in Ireland and around the world selling in excess of 25 million copies and catapulting Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr “… from heroes to superstars” (Rolling Stone).

Time Magazine put U2 on its cover in April 1987, proclaiming them “Rock’s Hottest Ticket” in a defining year for the band that saw their arena dates roll into stadium shows to accommodate escalating demand - setting them on course to become one of the greatest live acts in the world today.

The 12 months that followed saw the band create now-iconic moments: the traffic-stopping Grammy Award-winning music video on the roof of a Los Angeles liquor store, winning a BRIT Award and two Grammys - including Album of the Year - their first of 22 received to date, distinguishing U2 as the most awarded rock band in Grammy history; as well as a triumphant return home with the original Joshua Tree Tour for four unforgettable shows in Belfast, Dublin and Cork in the summer of 1987.

In 1987 Hot Press called The Joshua Tree “their most influential album yet”. As for this tour? Noel Gallagher says, “It will be both a pleasure and an honour to play my part in what still remains the greatest show on earth.”

What does The Joshua Tree mean to you? Add your comments below and join the conversation in Zootopia. #U2TheJoshuaTree2017

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 North America
 Fri. May 12 Vancouver, BC BC Place Stadium  
 Sun. May 14 Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field  
 Wed. May 17 San Francisco, CA Levi's Stadium  
 Sat. May 20 Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl  
 Wed. May 24 Houston, TX NRG Stadium  
 Fri. May 26 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium  
 Sat. June 3 Chicago, IL Soldier Field  
 Wed. June 7 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field  
 Sun. June 11 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium  
 Wed. June 14 Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium  
 Sun. June 18 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field  
 Tue. June 20 Washington, DC FedEx Field  
 Fri. June 23 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre  
 Sun. June 25 Boston, MA Gillette Stadium  
 Wed. June 28 E. Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium  
 Sat. July 1 Cleveland, OH First Energy  
The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Europe
 Sat. 8 July London, UK Twickenham Stadium  
 Wed. 12 July Berlin, DE Olympic Stadium  
 Sat., 15 July Rome, IT Olympic Stadium  
 Tue. 18 July Barcelona, ES Olympic Stadium  
 Sat. 22 July Dublin, IE Croke Park  
 Tue. 25 July Paris, FR Stade De France  
 Sat. 29 July Amsterdam, NE Amsterdam Arena  
 Tue. 1 Aug. Brussels, BE King Baudouin Stadium  
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Adam Claytons Bass
Hello #U2, my dream is playing one verse of #withorwithoutyou on Adams Bass with U2. I'm in REDzone in Berlin. #joshuatreetour2017 CHONR3R in Twitter (-:
Thank you !!! Thank you a thousand times
I will finally have the chance to take my 20 year old daughter to this show. Imagine how important it is to me to take part (both of us) in the celebration of the Joshua Tree. You can´t imagine how happy I am !!!
Miami Pre-Show meetup?
I still haven't found what I'm looking for.. I am not local to Miami and travelling from out of state to see the show. Looking to have a little food, spirits and U2 camaraderie before the show. Has a place unofficially / officially elected? Any great pub or restaurant we might be able "crash"? SIncerely Fanboy of U2 since 1985 (since before the term fanboy was coined)
Carol in Canada
I was there in Toronto 30 years ago (still have the T-shirt) and every tour since and will be there again this June 23. Watching all the videos of the current tour and loving it. Thankful I will be able to experience this wonderful celebration. 30 years just flew by - can't wait!!!
From the "D" to "Chi-Town" tomorrow for
The family and I are packing for our journey from Detroit to Chicago to catch the show on Saturday at Soldier Field. We are bringing our two kids, ages 16 and 13 who are both huge fans. They also happen to be hearing impaired and my oldest, daughter Shea is medically fragile, but musical as hell. She plays violin and piano and has near perfect pitch despite her challenges. This show means the world to our family as we have faced much adversity because of the health challenges. One song in particular, Running to Stand Still almost describes our journey of living with chronic illness and disability. Yes, I know it is about drug abuse...but the words just as easily apply to being the parent of two children who have had over 24 surgeries...and we are still not done. "She is raging, She is raging"...that is me as a Mom...fighting for my babies. U2's music has soothed me and my family over the years...and it continues to do so. Recently I have taken up painting as a way to express my emotions about parenting such special children. I am a complete novice and do it for the creative joy that it brings me. I call it, what else, but "She is raging". We will be on the ADA platform...stop by and tell us hello! Thank you, Larry, Adam, Edge and Bono...for helping me to carry on...when I have wanted to give up. "Walk on". Peace my friends... and Rock on! Kerri Goff
U2 Joshua Tour Where's the ST. Louis DAT
Not playing anywhere even close to us! What's up with that?
A little poem to make the world better..
OTHERS LIKE YOU See others like you wish they would see you Hear others like you wish they would hear you Touch others like you wish they would touch you Talk to others like you wish they would talk to you Do to others what you wish they would do to you Appreciate others like you wish they would appreciate you Others are just like You
Ready for gigs
I can't believe!
I can't believe I was not able to find tickets for Rome, for me and my wife. After so many gig in italy, this will be the first we will not see. Can you do something? Please!
Got a good spot in Ramond James
In Brazil
When U2 will come to Brazil? I hope for this anxiously
Boston tix. General Admission
Will wrist bands be issued for GA people as in the past? You should do a lottery like you did for "The heart". I did buy RedZone for the last tour and would again, but was not able to access them :( I like the lottery system for getting up close, or at least wristbands as it is hard to wait inline all day, even for a hardcore fan like myself
One, we are ONE
I can't wait to see you AGAIN...this time in Tampa, Florida, though I am not one for the heat, but hey its a close drive or flight. I feel the love already, the music is flowing through me and I sing it, SING and keep SINGING!!! For we are one, but we are not the is a temple, love the higher law!!! ONE LOVE, ONE BLOOD, ...SISTER, BROTHER...WE GET TO CARRY EACHOTHER....OOONNNEEE!!! She said see yourself to be yourself, if only you could see youself to be, if only you could SEE!!!
Arrived in AU on #StPatricksDay
Cant think of a better day for these to arrive, thank you !!
...just 78 days left........
...see you on May 17,2017!!!
The Refugee
I can see this masterpiece being played on this tour. I'm a Trump supporter, and can see where this song can be a cry to support this action. Love U2 and this song, hope they play it!
Tampa to Cleveland
U2 are the greatest band ever. Their body of work is second to none. It should be interesting to see how the band flex to the Heartland now that our country is looking to help our own starving people and THEN helping the rest of the world. And we will help the rest of the world. We are ONE global community.
Wembley to Texas
Was privileged to go to the show in 87 when Lou Reed supported. Fantastic show! Lucky to get tickets for both the Houston and Dallas shows in May. 18 first show, 48 this....and I'm as excited as I was 30 years ago!
io e la mia ragazza andremo a Roma a vedere il concerto!! Era il nostro sogno vedere il concerto degli U2. Siamo elettrizzati e non vediamo l'ora di essere li. Love U2
MetLife, 6/28 Hands of Love
Sooooo, looking forward to this and the classic songs of the rarely played Joshua Tree album. Consider the Rattle and Hum songs as well for this one. TK/TB-41066, out
One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand
..."I'll see you again When the stars fall from the sky And the moon has turned red Over One Tree Hill"...
Going to Berlin to be with U2!
I´m lucky to have a ticket for the show in Berlin. It´s great that the concert will include all songs from the Joshua Tree album and I´m excited about the chance to hear gems U2 have never or rarely played live. Also, I hope they will add a few b-sides to the set list. For me The Joshua Tree was a gift I received in 1989 and it still means so much to me. Listening to it for the first time back then, I was moved by its intensity, heart and soul immediately. From the majestic intro of Where The Streets Have No Name to the heavy beats of Bullet The Blue Sky, it reveals an extraordinary diversity of sounds. It´s a stunning example of the band´s ability to mix aspects of personal life with politics and spirituality. A mythological masterpiece that takes us on a journey to wide-open spaces, giving us a complex vision of America. Greetings from Austria
Mount temple
Saw this tour 39 years ago in Leeds, can't wait to see it again, I have tickets ready and hotel booked for the London show
Please come to Mexico, Monterrey, CDMX, please, we love you here, the tickets with be sold out in an instant, please please come to Mexico :(
U2 Africa Tour
Good luck for the US tour, Guys. Please could you consider coming to South Africa again soon? Thanks in advance Your Fan Alastair
Opening Act
On to Chicago 6/4/17! I hope the Dalton Bros. come out of retirement and open a few shows!
Yes go to North America
Would be nice if you play all the songs from the Joshua Tree sessions! Walk To The Water, Spanish Eyes etc.
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