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U2 have added more dates to October tour

Here's what you need to know about their UK concerts.

U2 have added two more UK shows to their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour. They’ll now also be appearing at Manchester Arena on Saturday 20 October, and at London’s O2 on Wednesday 24 October 2018. They join the already on-sale shows on the 19 and 23 October.

Tickets for the new dates will go on sale at 9:00 on Friday 2 February 2018.

The UK shows form part of the massive world tour, which also sees them play venues across the United States in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and more. The band are currently celebrating last year’s new album Songs of Experience, the follow up to 2014’s partner record Songs of Innocence.

Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr last played the UK in July last year, playing two massive concerts at London’s Twickenham Stadium, joined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

The shows celebrated thirty years since the release of the iconic Joshua Tree, which included world renowned tracks I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For and With or Without You.

Their latest release, Songs Of Experience, features singles You’re The Best Thing About Me and their collaboration with Kendrick Lamar Get Out Of Your Own Way.

 

With tickets expected to go very quickly, here are some tips on how to get hold of U2 tickets for the UK dates of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour.

When are U2 playing the UK?

Here are those new dates:

20 October 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
24 October 2018 – The O2, London

When are tickets on sale?

Tickets go on general sale at 9:00 on Friday 2 February here. Definitely bookmark this link.

Grab the Ticketmaster app.

U2 tickets will be available through the Ticketmaster app. Often the fastest way to get tickets, you can store your personal and payment details for speedy one-click purchasing, and scan your card directly into the app. Perfect! For more information, and to download the app, head here.

Open your account and log in now.

Get the details out of the way before tickets go on sale by logging in and checking your Ticketmaster account ahead of time. We recommend checking passwords, delivery address and billing information now, to reduce any stress when processing your order later on. Head to Ticketmaster.co.uk and log in to your account to get started.

Don’t refresh your screen.

Stick to one window when you’re being pushed through the virtual queue and always resist the urge to refresh. Hitting the refresh button means you’ll lose your place in the queue and, as frustrating as it can get, patience is the only way to win this game.

Ticketmaster is equipped with sophisticated systems that are designed to manage and process ticket purchases as quickly as possible. The queuing system that appears on your screen is actually doing something and will place you at the front of the line as soon as possible.

Check when tickets are available – even once they’re on sale.

Keep up-to-date with the latest ticket news on Twitter. If anything changes with these U2 tickets – anything at all – our social followers will be the first to know about it.

We send real time updates as the general sales happens, including any (unlikely) technical difficulties that might occur and alerts on when new tickets become available. When we have popular shows come on sale, we try our very best behind the scenes to secure as many tickets for you as possible and here’s where you’ll know if we’ve been successful.

General sale tickets will be available from 9:00 on Friday 2 February 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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