U2 to play Hall of Fame 25th anniversary event

U2 are joining Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul Simon, Metallica, Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Friends and Simon and Garfunkel for a two-night concert event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

On October 29th and 30th at New York’s Madison Square Garden, these shows will feature Hall of Fame acts playing together with special guests. Crosby, Stills and Nash will share the stage with California-based artists and Metallica will lead a hard rock portion of the concerts. Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin will also each front a soul revue with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Simon & Garfunkel, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Friends, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder are confirmed for October 29th. U2 will play on October 30th, as will Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin and Metallica.

Further details on RollingStone.com