U2 announce The Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour 2017
Irish rockers U2 celebrate 30 years of their pioneering fifth album, The Joshua Tree with global tour dates in 2017.
Recreating their iconic album cover shoot with Anton Corbijn to make the tour announcement last week, Bono & co returned to Zabriskie Point in California’s Death Valley National Park.
The exciting news comes after the band celebrated 40 years in existence this past September, while performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.
U2 tour dates
Tickets for U2’s highly anticipated Joshua Tree Anniversary shows are available via Seatwave.
In addition, the influential rock group detailed they’d be playing their legendary fifth album in it’s entirety at all US and European dates.
The foursome will perform in the US and Canada throughout May and June, before heading to the UK and Europe throughout July.
- Twickenham Stadium, London (8, 9)
- Croke Park, Dublin (22)
The 30th Anniversary of The Joshua Tree
Originally released in March 1987, The Joshua Tree catapulted the quartet to stadium level fame.
Hard hitting and timeless, the record has, without doubt, become the band’s most successful album, selling over 25 million copies worldwide.
It has also spawned some of the band’s most popular hits including Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For and With or Without You.
U2 – The Joshua Tree 1987. Image shot by Anton Corbijn
The countdown is on for these highly anticipated summer shows, so get ready to warm up your vocal chords.
Watch the iconic video for With Or Without You below.