U2 Announces Salt Lake City Concert at Rice Eccles Stadium

Irish rock group U2 announced today that it will make a stop in Salt Lake City, Utah.

It’s going to be the first show in North America this summer – even though it’s the final one to be announced. The Salt Lake City 360° show will take place on June 3rd at Rice Eccles Stadium and tickets go on public sale next Monday, February 22nd, at 10am local time. U2.com

The last time U2 played Rice-Eccles Stadium was in 1997 for the “Popmart” tour. And the last time U2 played in Salt Lake City was in 2005.

The Irish rock band’s latest tour, in support of its most recent release “No Line on the Horizon,” is called “U2 360°.” The tour features a cylindrical video system of interlocking LED panels, and a steel structure rising 150 feet from the floor over a huge circular stage with rotating bridges.

Tickets for the U2 360° tour are based on a sliding scale, with 85 percent of the tickets priced at or less than $95. General admission floor tickets are $55, and at least 10,000 tickets will be $30 (plus service fees). Tickets for the U2 360° Tour performance in Salt Lake City will go on sale Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. Source:  Salt Lake Tribune

For the record Rice-Eccles Stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2002 Winter Olympics and holds 45,000 with field level seating it should hold thousands more.

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