In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Joshua Tree album, U2 is hitting the road on a North American stadium tour in the Spring of 2017. U2 will kick off the tour in Vancouver on May 12 and ending in Cleveland on July 1st, before heading to Europe. Mumford & Sons, OneRepublic and The Lumineers will be joining them on the Joshua Tree Tour in select cities as well.
So, when do U2 tickets go on sale and how can you get them cheap?
When Do U2 Tickets Go Onsale?
U2 tickets first go on sale to fan club members on Wednesday, January 11th at 9AM local time. You must be a paid subscriber to the U2 fan club to gain access for a chance to get tickets at face value this early. The cheapest subscription option is $50 a year. You can sign up here.
Unlike most artists, U2 is not offering a presale for certain credit card holders like Amex, Chase, or Citi card. While the membership is expensive, it will give you the best chance to secure premium seats for the Joshua Tree tour, namely the floor and lower reserved sections at face value.
If you don’t want to fork over the $50 to join the fan club, venue specific presales will take place on Thursday, January 12th at 12PM local time. Keep an eye out for details on your local venues social media and email subscriptions, as well as local radio for the venue presale codes.
Finally, the general public onsale will be take place on Tuesday, January 17th at 10AM local time. If you wait until then to secure your tickets, it will be a challenge to secure seats in the more desirable sections. Some of the onsale times will vary by an hour or two depending on the venue, so be sure to double check Ticketmaster to make sure you have the correct time. We also recommend reading up on how to buy tickets on Ticketmaster fast.
How to Get Cheap U2 Tickets
The Joshua Tree Tour figures to be one of the most popular concerts in 2017, so tickets will be cheapest at face value. At the same time, the popularity of U2 and the Joshua Tree album will cause tickets to sell out on the primary market very quickly, leaving the secondary market as your only option if you weren’t lucky enough to get tickets on the release dates. The pricing on secondary ticket marketplaces will vary based on service fee structures, but there is one marketplace that doesn’t charge any service fees.
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