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U2 confirm European tour dates
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U2's tour begins in Barcelona on 30 June

U2 have confirmed dates for their forthcoming 360 world tour, beginning in Barcelona on 30 June.

Amongst a host of European dates the band will play Dublin Croke Park [24 July], London Wembley Stadium [14 Aug], Glasgow Hampden Park [18], Sheffield Don Valley Stadium [20] and Cardiff Millennium Stadium [22].

The gigs will see the band playing in a central '360' stage.

Manager Paul McGuiness said: "This staging takes a giant leap forward."

Regulated prices

U2 have also confirmed that ticket prices for the tour will be regulated.

McGuiness adding: "With 85 percent of the tickets priced at less than 95 Euro, general admission floor tickets priced at 55 euro and at least 10,000 tickets at every venue priced at around 30 Euro.

U2 UK tour dates
London Wembley Stadium [14 August]
Glasgow Hampden Park [18]
Sheffield Don Valley Stadium [20]
Cardiff Millennium Stadium [22]

"We have worked very hard to ensure that U2 fans can purchase a great priced ticket with a guaranteed great view."

Although specific details are yet to be confirmed Glasvegas, Elbow, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol and Black Eyed Peas will support the band on selected dates.

After being released last week No Line On The Horizon, the band's 12th record, has gone straight to number one in the UK charts.

Tickets for the UK tour dates go on sale on 20 March.



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