Beck to Open for U2's Joshua Tree 2017 Tour in September

'Modern Phase' singer to serve as special guest for nine U2 gigs following his summer tour

Beck will serve as U2's special guest this September when the singer opens for the band on seven dates of their Joshua Tree 2017 tour. Credit: Scott Dudelson/WireImage

Beck will serve as U2's special guest this September when the Morning Phase singer opens for the band on seven dates of their Joshua Tree 2017 tour.

On Tuesday, U2 announced that they are extending their trek celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, with dates in Mexico and South America to follow in October. Beck will serve as opener for the U.S. dates.

The Joshua Tree 2017 Tour has recruited an assortment of big-name opening acts so far as Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers, OneRepublic and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have all served as special guest for U2, who played their first ever North American headlining gig Friday night at Bonnaroo.

Prior to hitting the road with U2, Beck will embark on his own North American tour this summer.

Check out U2's new Joshua Tree 2017 dates with Beck below:

September 3 – Detroit, MI @ Ford Field
September 5 – Buffalo, NY @ New Era Field
September 8 – Minneapolis, MN @ US Bank Stadium
September 10 – Indianapolis, IN @ Lucas Oil Stadium
September 12 - Kansas City, MO @ Arrowhead Stadium
September 16 - St. Louis, MO @ Dome at America’s Center
September 22 - San Diego, CA @ Qualcomm Stadium