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U2 World Tour 2009 to be announced

The dates for the upcoming 2009 international concert tour by U2 will be released soon. The tour dates are expected to launch on June 4, 2009 in London. While the schedule is not yet finalized, U2 is expected to match or exceeds its previous concert performances. When the U2 concert schedule is announceed, and when U2 tickets go on saleit will be posted here.

The U2 World Tour 2005

U2LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2005 /PRNewswire/ -- U2 will begin the first leg of their Vertigo//2005 world tour in San Diego on March 28th, 2005.

The tour follows the release of their 11th album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb which has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide since its release November 23rd, 2004. The album entered the U.S. charts at #1.

Vertigo//2005 will visit 13 cities in North America before arriving in Brussels on June 10th for the first of 24 scheduled European performances.

Paul McGuinness of Principle Management said: "Now that all the logistics are worked out, the band are really looking forward to getting on the road. I've heard the new songs in rehearsal and they sound really great and the new production is going to blow everyone away."

Arthur Fogel, of tour promoters The Next Adventure (a division of Clear Channel Entertainment) said: "We are thrilled to be involved in what will surely be an amazing touring year for U2. We know the huge success of the Elevation Tour in 2001 and their brilliant new record has created tremendous anticipation around the world."

The support band for the North American shows will be Kings of Leon.

Tickets for performances in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia and San Diego will go on sale Saturday, January 29th. Tickets for performances in Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Jose go on sale on Sunday, January 30th and tickets for New York and East Rutherford go on sale Monday, January 31st. All additional on sale dates will be announced in the next few weeks.

Once again, U2 will offer General Admission floor tickets giving fans the best view in the house for the lowest ticket price. Reserved seat tickets in the stands will also be available. In North America, general admission floor tickets will be $49.50 (plus applicable service fees). Additional ticket prices will vary per market. There will be an 8 ticket limit per person with a maximum purchase of 2 general admission floor tickets.

Subscribers to U2's official website will have an opportunity to reserve tickets in advance of the on sale date and will receive an e-mail direct with booking information.

The U2 Tour is presented and produced by The Next Adventure and RZO Productions.

U2 Vertigo Tour Sells-Outs in 16 Cities Worldwide, Reports Clear Channel Entertainment

TORONTO, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's Vertigo Tour announced record sales throughout the weekend with sold out shows in every city where U2 concerts went on sale.

In the United Kingdom, U2 fans were quick to snap up in excess of 260,000 tickets for stadium shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and London including a second show which was added at Twickenham Stadium. Saturday morning, U2's European tour opener in Brussels (June 10) continued the sweep, selling out an additional 53,000 tickets in less than four hours. A second Dublin date at Croke Park on June 25, 2005 has also just been announced. Tickets for the band's two Irish shows will go on sale to the public Friday, February 4 at 8 a.m.

Culminating in this morning's immediate sell-outs at Madison Square Garden (May 21) and Continental Airlines Arena (May 17 and 18), weekend sales in North America were no exception, surpassing a total of 370,000 tickets sold for 21 arena events.

Early Saturday morning Chicago witnessed the spectacular sell out of 4 performances including shows on May 7 and 9 with additional concerts added May 10 and 12.

In Boston, following the immediate sell-outs of performances on May 24 and 26 at the Fleet Center, a third show (May 28) was quickly announced, which also sold out.

Excellent sales in Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Diego, San Jose and Philadelphia resulted in second show announcements & sell-outs in each of those cities. In Denver, following the sell-out of the April 20 performance, a second show (April 21) at the Pepsi Center was announced and will go on sale Friday, February 4.

Ticket sales in North America will continue this weekend with the second Denver performance on sale Friday and concerts in Phoenix, Seattle, and Vancouver on sale Saturday. Subscribers to U2's official website will again have the opportunity to reserve tickets in advance. Visit for complete Fan Club, Tour and Ticketing information.

The U2 Tour is presented and produced by The Next Adventure, a division of Clear Channel Entertainment, and RZO Productions.

Source: Interscope Geffen A&M Records

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No Line On The Horizon [Box Set] [Limited Edition]

CD, Poster, Book, DVD

No Line On The Horizon, the new studio album from U2, will be released on Tues, March 3, 2009. The band’s 12th studio album calls on the production talents of long-time collaborators Brian Eno and Danny Lanois, with additional production by Steve Lillywhite. The album is available in 5 different packages.

This version is a deluxe limited-edition-collectors item: packaged in a special box, album CD in a cardboard folded sleeve w/ 36 page color booklet and fold out poster. Box also includes 60-page hard cover book plus an additional fold-out poster and a DVD of the new film from Anton Corbijn featuring the music of U2 in a slip case cover.

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Original Release Date: March 3, 2009
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Box set

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