Below is the official press release from Live Nation who is sponsoring U2's forthcoming iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour starting in 2015.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- The dates for U2's upcoming iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 have been announced today by Live Nation. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, which begins in 2015, will see U2 play indoor arenas for the first time in a decade and will visit 19 cities worldwide during its first year with pairs of shows in each city. A complete tour itinerary is below. Tickets for all shows will go on general sale on Monday, Dec. 8. In addition, special shows are being planned for Dublin for the end of next year - to benefit the U2-initiated Music Generation project - details of which will be announced as soon as they are finalised.
The tour follows the recent release of U2's thirteenth studio album Songs Of Innocence by Island Records, which was given to U2.com subscribers and gifted by Apple to over half a billion iTunes Music Store customers worldwide. To date, Songs of Innocence has been streamed 81 million times and has been downloaded by 30 million fans.
"We are going to try to have a completely different feeling from night one to night two," said Bono , "and have some fun playing with the idea of innocence and experience. More to be revealed!"
"The anticipation for a U2 tour is always extraordinary, as it should be," said Arthur Fogel , President - Global Touring and Chairman - Global Music. "Following the record-setting 360 Tour, I'm amazed that they still want to be ground-breaking, this time on a more intimate scale."
Tickets for the U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 go on general sale beginning Monday, Dec. 8. As usual, there is an exclusive priority presale for U2 Fan Club subscribers at U2.com, from Thursday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. through Saturday, Dec. 6 at noon (all times local). Tickets will be general admission on the floor and reserved seating in the stands.
UPS is the logistics supplier to the tour. Ron Rogowski , UPS Vice President, Global Brand and Sponsorships said - "We're excited to work closely with U2 and Live Nation on this amazing tour in the most sustainable and environmentally responsible manner while providing them speed, efficiency and reliability."
Itinerary subject to change.
For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.u2.com & www.livenation.com
Press materials available at: www.u2.com/rmpphoto
For fans looking to purchase tickets on the secondary market, please be aware that ticket brokers are charging higher than face value on most tickets. We urge you to be careful and research thoroughly before you purchase any tickets from unofficial ticket broker websites. If you haven't yet purchased tickets via the pre-sale option at U2.com, or ticket brokers on the secondary market, you can check out Ticketmaster's U2 page for more options.
iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour Dates:
North America 2015
May 14: Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
May 15: Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
May 18: San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose
May 19: San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose
May 22: Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Center
May 23: Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Center
May 26: Los Angeles, CA, Forum
May 27: Los Angeles, CA, Forum
May 30: Los Angeles, CA, Forum
May 31: Los Angeles, CA, Forum
June 12: Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
June 13: Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
June 24: Chicago, IL, United Center
June 25: Chicago, IL, United Center
July 06: Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
July 07: Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
July 10: Boston, MA, TD Garden
July 11: Boston, MA, TD Garden
July 18: New York,NY, Madison Square Garden
July 19: New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
July 22: New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
July 23: New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Europe / UK 2015
Sep 04: Turin, Italy, Pala Alpitour
Sep 05: Turin, Italy, Pala Alpitour
Sep 08: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
Sep 09: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
Sep 16: Stockholm, Sweden, Globe
Sep 17: Stockholm, Sweden, Globe
Sep 24: Berlin, Germany, O2 World
Sep 25: Berlin, Germany, O2 World
Oct 05: Barcelona, Spain, Palau Sant Jordi
Oct 06: Barcelona, Spain, Palau Sant Jordi
Oct 13: Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis
Oct 14: Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis
Oct 17: Koln, Germany, Lanxess Arena
Oct 18: Koln, Germany, Lanxess Arena
Oct 25: London, UK O2
Oct 26: London, UK O2
Oct 29: London, UK O2
Oct 30: London, UK O2
Nov 06: Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro
Nov 07: Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro
Nov 10: Paris, France Bercy
Nov 11: Paris, France Bercy