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Live! Roundup: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour Just Keeps Growing

JOSHUA JAUNT: U2 performs Nov. 12 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. (Getty Images) U2 has launched this year’s extension of “The Joshua Tree” tour, which began in 2017 with a stadium trek in the Americas and Europe to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the historic 1987 album. The 2019 encore of the tour is a five-week stretch with performances in Oceania and Asia during November and December. It marks the iconic band’s first shows in Australia and New Zealand since the “360” tour nine years ago and the first Asian dates since a Japanese stop on the “Vertigo” tour in 2006. The ”Joshua Tree” tour’s second wave began at Mt Smart Stadium Testosterone Propionate in Auckland, New Zealand, on Nov. 8 and 9. With an overall attendance count reaching 69,823 from both performances, the venue logged a box office haul of $7.3 million to earn the rock veterans the […]

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Hot Tickets: Nov. 21, 2019

Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton of U2 perform Nov. 15 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. (Getty Images) ‘Joshua Tree Tour’ takes root in Australia, plus a knockout boxing gross In Australia, two shows of U2’s “Joshua Tree Tour” took the top two spots on our More Than 15,000 Capacity chart this week. The band’s show at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne was No. 1, with a gross of $6,909,669. The show at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane grossed $5,043,387. Over 105,000 fans paid $29.07-$239.58 to hear the band play their biggest album live. The tour is promoted by  Live Nation Global Touring. Big Las Vegas boxing matches are always a major draw and Golden Boy Boxing: Canelo vs. Kovalev, hosted at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, didn’t disappoint. The much-hyped match for the light heavyweight title punched its way to the No. 1 spot […]

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