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January 09, 2017

U2 announces 'The Joshua Tree' anniversary tour with Philly stop

The Lumineers will be the night's opening act

U2 will play the entirety of its classic 1987 album, "The Joshua Tree," during a summer stadium tour, with a stop in Philadelphia to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release.

Powered by singles "With or Without You," ''Where the Streets Have No Name" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," ''The Joshua Tree" became the band's first chart-topping album in the U.S. and has sold 25 million copies worldwide.

The North American leg of the tour kicks off May 12 in Vancouver and wraps up on July 1 in Cleveland, before heading to Europe.

The tour includes a Sunday, June 18, performance at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, as well as another notable performance that month at the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee.

The Lumineers will open for U2's Philadelphia concert and will alternate openings for the North American leg of the tour with Mumford & Sons and OneRepublic.

Tickets for the Philadelphia show range in price from $35 to $280 and will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster

The Associated Press contributed to this report.