U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to Australia later this year, including Optus Stadium on Wednesday 27 November. Special guest Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is confirmed as support for the tour dates in Australia. With what promises to be very special concerts from “the biggest band in the world”, this is a much-anticipated return by the band to Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010. The Joshua Tree Tour is a celebration of the original album and tour of the same name undertaken by U2 in 1987 and features the complete album played in sequence along with a selection of highlights from U2’s extensive catalogue of songs. The innovative staging includes a specially commissioned series of haunting and evocative films from Dutch photographer, film-maker and long-time collaborator Anton Corbijn – whose iconic photography accompanied the original recording – in brilliant 8k resolution on a 200 x 45 foot cinematic screen, the largest high-res LED screen every used in a touring show.