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U2 returns to Portugal in September

Ireland’s legendary rock band U2 is returning to Portugal for a concert at Lisbon’s Altice Arena on September 16.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 26 with a limit of four tickets per person. U2.com subscribers will have a chance to get their hands on tickets before everyone else in a pre-sale beginning Thursday, January 18 at 10am and running through Saturday, January 20 at 5pm.

The announcement was made by event promoter Ritmos e Blues.

The iconic rockers will be performing in Portugal as part of the eXPERIENCE+iNNOCENCE world tour which begins on May 2 in Oklahoma, USA and will arrive in Europe in August.

The tour aims to promote the band’s 14th studio album “Songs of Experience”.

According to promoters, the tour is a “development of the unique and innovative staging of 2015, featuring multiple performance areas, a state-of-the-art sound system, plus an all-new super high-res LED screen nine-times the resolution of the 2015 screen”.

The last time U2 performed in Portugal was in 2010, when the band held two shows at Coimbra’s municipal stadium.

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