So glad that U2 are bringing Joshua Tree round again

“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.”

If you’ve checked in with this blog before you know how important U2 were to my musical history.  I was lucky enough to see U2 several times and many of those shows were on the never-ending spiritual journey known as The Joshua Tree tour.  Always room for another.

I am so happy that the band is bringing that album and live show back to life 30 years later.   I can’t wait to hear “Red Hill Mining Town”

U2 The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour 2017

May 12 – Vancouver, BC @ BC Place
May 14 – Seattle, WA @ CenturyLink Field
May 17 – Santa Clara, CA @ Levi’s Stadium
May 20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Rose Bowl
May 24 – Houston, TX @ NRG Stadium
May 26 – Dallas, TX @ AT&T Stadium
June 3 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
June 7 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Field
June 11 – Miami, Fl @ Hard Rock Stadium
June 14 – Tampa, FL @ Raymond James Stadium
June 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field
June 20 – Washington, DC @ FedExField
June 23 – Toronto, ONT @ Rogers Centre
June 25 – Boston, MA @ Gillette Stadium
June 28 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium
July 1 – Cleveland, OH @ FirstEnergy Stadium

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If you like my blog and have access to programming and would like to do a radio/internet show together, please contact me. spoolgoinground@yahoo.com My name is Mike. I am an on-air radio DJ. I fell in love with radio in Chicago and then took that passion to someplace where I could actually get on the air. My travels took me to Seattle, WA, Eugene and Portland, OR and Washington D.C., where I was able to have my own morning show. I've had crab cakes with Warren Zevon, sat backstage and interviewed Sting, had Melissa Etheridge sing to me from the front row and I loved every minute of it. That passion for music still burns strong in me and I love to talk music and be turned on to music. Sharing new music with people is what got me interested in radio in the first place. It is wonderful to be able to talk music with you. "Go ahead you're on the air..." Read more: http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/spool-going-round/about-spool-going-round.html#ixzz1Bfx7V0ug
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