Following Live Nation's announcement last week that due to incredible demand, select new stadium shows have been added to U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017,an additional concert was confirmed Monday, June 12 in New Orleans on Sept. 14 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The announcement adds to the shows already announced in Detroit, Buffalo, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis and San Diego followed by concerts in Mexico City, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Sao Paulo. Tickets for the newly added New Orleans show will go on sale Friday, June 16 at 10 am.
This will be U2's first performance in New Orleans since the band teamed with Green Day for an electric performance before the re-opening game of the Superdome on Sept. 25, 2006.
Ticket prices start at $35 with general admission floor tickets at $70. There will be an exclusive priority presale for U2 Subscribers at U2.com starting Tuesday, June 13 (10 a.m.) through Thursday, June 15 (5 p.m.) local times for U2.com subscribers who may have missed out on the previous presale opportunity along with new subscribers. There will be a four ticket limit for subscriber purchases and a six ticket limit commencing with public sales. In North America, all floor tickets will be paperless unless otherwise noted. Special guest for the North America concert dates to be announced. Tickets will be available at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster, and Smoothie King Center Box Office. For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.u2.com & www.livenation.com
For more information on U2's last performance in New Orleans check out the New Orleans Saints documentary entitled "The Saints Are Coming" that chronicles the emotional re-opening of the Superdome and shares never before seen photos and footage including Edge and Bono second-lining through storm ravaged New Orleans streets.
Take a look at the behind the scenes photos from the making of The New Orleans Saints Digital Media Production in Partnership with Raycom Media documentary, The Saints Are Coming.