U2 is returning to the concert stage later this year for the first time since 2019, but without the original quartet,
drummer Larry Mullen Jr. is on the injured list. In an ad that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday,
the band dropped a hint about their return to the biggest stage possible — and announced they'll play a show this fall to open the new MSG Sphere venue in Las Vegas.
Will run the series. The concerts would focus on the band's 1991 album, "Achtung Baby".
"We need to get back on stage and see our fans' faces again," band members Bono,
The Edge and Adam Clayton said in a statement on Sunday.
No other dates have been announced after Las Vegas, though it's unlikely the show will be built for just one city.
In 2017 and 2019, the band embarked on a worldwide concert tour based on their "Joshua Tree" album.
Mullen is arguably the founder of the band;
The four members met in their Dublin kitchen to answer an ad placed on a high school bulletin board looking for musicians.