Tag: The Joshua Tree

Watch: U2 performs ‘Achtung Baby’ deep cut ‘Acrobat’ live for first time ever at tour opener

Watch: U2 performs ‘Achtung Baby’ deep cut ‘Acrobat’ live for first time ever at tour opener

U2 opened its North American iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour in Tulsa, Okla., last night, debuting a number of songs off its latest album Songs of Experience — as well as, at long last, fan favorite “Acrobat,” the one song of 1991’s Achtung Baby the band never had played live. See video here.

U2 extends The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 with new dates in U.S., Mexico and South America

U2 extends The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 with new dates in U.S., Mexico and South America

With U2 now about halfway through the initial U.S. leg of its The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, the Irish megaband today announced the trek will continue into fall, adding a short second American leg as well as dates in Mexico and South America following its European run this summer.

New releases: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ and Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’ expanded, plus Erasure EP

New releases: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ and Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’ expanded, plus Erasure EP

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include deluxe expanded reissues from U2 and Bob Marley, plus an Erasure remix EP.

U2 announces ‘Joshua Tree’ 30th anniversary edition with 1987 live set, new remixes

U2 announces ‘Joshua Tree’ 30th anniversary edition with 1987 live set, new remixes

U2 today marked the 30th anniversary of the release of The Joshua Tree by announcing a new expanded, multiformat reissue of the 1987 album that will include B-sides, outtakes, a concert recorded that year at New York’s Madison Square Garden and a set of newly commissioned remixes.

Milestones: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ is 25 today; watch full 1987 ‘Save the Yuppies’ concert

Milestones: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ is 25 today; watch full 1987 ‘Save the Yuppies’ concert

Twenty-five years ago today, U2 cemented itself as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s giants, releasing its epochal album ‘The Joshua Tree.’ To celebrate this milestone, we present the band’s infamous “Save the Yuppies” concert from Nov. 11, 1987, when U2 set up in Justin Herman Plaza at San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center for a free concert.

Video: U2 plays ‘Joshua Tree’ B-side ‘Spanish Eyes’ for first time in nearly a decade

Video: U2 plays ‘Joshua Tree’ B-side ‘Spanish Eyes’ for first time in nearly a decade

Tonight in San Sebastian, Spain, U2 dusted off fan favorite “Spanish Eyes” — the B-side to “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” — for the first time since 2001, and only the third time since ‘The Joshua Tree’ tour in 1987.