For the first time in 29 years, legendary rock band U2 will return to Nashville for a concert at Vanderbilt Stadium this coming summer! Monday, Bono and Co. announced their return to the Music City set for July 2nd, 2011. The concert will be part of their 360° Tour and sounds like it could be the “Tour of the Year.” The concert set features “a cylindrical video system of interlocking LED panels and a steel structure rising 150 feet from the floor over a massive stage with rotating bridges,” creating a legitimate 360° concert experience for everyone in attendance.
The stadium has a capacity of 50,000 but the capacity for the show will be around 45,000. Vanderbilt Stadium will be one of the smallest-capacity venues to be played on the tour, which boasts a “ground-breaking production and staging that allows for an attendance-boosting 360-degree configuration”, which is a first for a touring stadium show.
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 29th at 10am via Ticketmaster, the Vanderbilt Sarratt box office, and LiveNation.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Both reserved seating and general admission tickets will be offered, with prices set at $30, $55, $95, and $200 (plus applicable fees)
UK pop act Florence and the Machine is scheduled as the opener.
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