U2 extend ‘Vertigo 06’ jaunt

More dates added

U2 have announced some new dates for their ‘Vertigo 06’ tour.

The Irish rock giants play the Nacionale Stadium in Santiago, Chile on February 26.

They then play a special date at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on April 8. It’s the first time they’ve played in Hawaii since 1985. The band have also revealed they’ll be playing the Nissan Stadium, Yokohama in Japan on April 4.

Tickets for the Chile and Hawaii dates are on sale now. Tickets for the Japanese show are on sale from Saturday (January 21).

U2 had already announced shows for 2006 Mexico, Japan and South America, as as their first Australasian shows in eight years.

Full dates for 2006 are as follows:

Monterrey Estadio Tecnologico (February 12)

Mexico City Estadio Azteca (February 15/16)

Sao Paulo Morumbi (20)

Santiago Estadio Nacional (26)

Buenos Aires River Plate Stadium (March 1/3)

Auckland Ericsson Stadium (March 17/18)

Brisbane Queensland Sports & Athletics Centre (21)

Melbourne Telstra Dome (24/25)

Adelaide AAMI Stadium (28)

Sydney Telstra Stadium (31/April 1)

Yokohama Nissan Stadium (4)

Honolulu Aloha Stadium (8)