U2 will headline Bonnaroo 2017

U2 will headline Bonnaroo 2017

January 9th, 2017 by The Tennessean in Life Entertainment

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, The Edge, from left, Bono and Adam Clayton of the music group U2 perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. U2 announced Jan. 9, 2017, that it will play the entirety of its classic 1987 album “The Joshua Tree” at each stop during a summer stadium tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)

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Rock giants U2 will headline the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

The band revealed its 2017 tour plans Monday, which include a stop at the Manchester, Tenn., music festival, taking place June 8-11. It's celebrating the 30th anniversary of its landmark album, "The Joshua Tree," and each show will feature a full performance of the album — including at Bonnaroo.

Bono and company last performed in Middle Tennessee in 2011, when their 360 tour made a stop at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville. Bonnaroo will mark the band's first-ever headlining gig at a U.S. festival.

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