U2 announces Beck as headliner for US leg of Joshua Tree 2017 Tour
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U2 has announced that Beck will serve as their special guest during part of the U.S. leg of the Joshua Tree tour, according to Rolling Stone on June 11. U2 initially announced that there would be seven shows featuring Beck, but on June 12, 2017 they announced that they added an additional show in New Orleans, so there will be eight shows featuring Beck. 

The Irish band U2 consists of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. They have won a total of 22 Grammy Awards, according to the Grammy website. Their first career wins were for The Joshua Tree in 1987, with the win for Album of the Year and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. 

U2 is touring to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their acclaimed album The Joshua Tree. 

U2 will be touring the U.S. through June, featuring special guests OneRepublic and the Lumineers. They have also featured Mumford & Sons and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds during The Joshua Tree tour.  

Beck became a breakthrough artist in 1994, with his single "Loser," from the album Mellow Gold, according to the Grammy website. He has won a total of five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year in 2014 for Morning Phase

Beck is headlining his own North American tour this summer. His summer tour will include a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on July 11. Tickets are available on AXS.

U2’s Joshua Tree Tour 2017 with Beck

Sept. 3 - Detroit, MI - Ford Field -Click here for tickets
Sept. 5 - Buffalo, NY -  New Era Field
Sept. 8 - Minneapolis, MN -  US Bank Stadium
Sept. 10 - Indianapolis, IN -  Lucas Oil Stadium
Sept. 12 - Kansas City, MO  - Arrowhead Stadium
Sept 14 – New Orleans, LA – Mercedes Benz Superdome
Sept. 16 - St. Louis MO - Dome at America’s Center
Sept. 22 –San Diego, CA - Qualcomm Stadium