U2 announce Manchester Arena date on upcoming tour

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Irish rockers U2 have announced they will play in Manchester on their upcoming tour. 

The band will play at Manchester Arena on 19 October, as part of their Experience and Innocence tour, with London the only other UK date.

The European tour accompanies the band's latest release, 'Songs of Experience', which follows the 'Songs of Innocence' tour in 2015.

Opening in Berlin on 31 August, Bono and Co will travel across the continent, playing shows in the UK, Portugal, Denmark and Italy, among others.

Tickets for the Manchester show go on sale 26 January.