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U2 are set to kick off their brand new 360° world tour with the first of two concerts at Barcelona’s Nou Camp Stadium on Tuesday (June 30).

U2, who have just released their tenth studio album No Line On The Horizon, will visit 14 European cities, including London, Glasgow, Sheffield and Cardiff in the UK in August.

The band’s first stadium tour since the Vertigo Tour in 2005/ 2006 will then go onto North America. Support on the dates include artists like Elbow, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, Glasvegas and Black Eyed Peas.

You can take a virtual tour of the exclusive 360° stage set here, as well seeing exclusive footage of U2 preparing and rehearsing for the new tour here.

The U2 European live dates in 2009 are:

Barcelona, Camp Nou (June 30, July 2)
Milan, San Siro (July 7, 8)
Paris, Stade De France (11, 12)
Nice, Parc des Sports Charles Ehrmann (15)
Berlin, Olympic Stadium (18)
Amsterdam, Arena, (20, 21)
Dublin, Croke Park (24, 25, 27)
Gothenburg, Ullevi Stadium (31, August 1)
Gelsenkirchen, Veltins-Arena (3)
Chorzow, Slaski Stadium (6)
Zagreb, Stadium Makimir (9, 10)
London, Wembley Stadium (14, 15)
Glasgow, Hampden Park (18)
Sheffield, Don Valley Stadium (20)
Cardiff, Millenium Stadium (22)

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