U2 to perform at Vanderbilt University

The popular Irish rock group U2 will perform in the Vanderbilt University football stadium this summer.

The band will bring its U2 360 tour to Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday, July 2.

The show will begin at 7 p.m.

It will be the first time U2 has played in Nashville since 1981.

There will be a presale for members of the Vanderbilt community on Thursday. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday.

Tickets are available through http://www.livenation.com/ or by calling 1-800-745-3000.