Tag Archives: U2

Bono (U2) Sings for Charity

It wouldn’t be Christmas Eve in Dublin if Bono didn’t take to the streets to sing a few songs. He started doing this in 2009 and all the money raised from passing around the hat go to the Simon Community, a homeless charity based in Dublin. Bono and friends, including Glen Hansard and Ronan Keating, went busking for charity, and among ... Read More »

U2’s TOUR MANAGER DIES IN L.A. AHEAD OF THEIR SHOWS THERE

U2’s tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, died early this morning in Los Angeles. He was 68 years old. The band’s tour manager for more than 30 years was found in his room at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood, where he was pronounced dead. He was with the band in Los Angeles for a set of U2 shows. The Los ... Read More »

U2 PERFORM ON NYC SUBWAY PLATFORM YESTERDAY

U2 seems to enjoy forcing their music on people unexpectedly, and yesterday, straphangers navigating Grand Central’s subway labyrinth were coerced into attending a concert with Bono & Friends, who performed “Angel of Harlem” by the 42nd Street S shuttle. Cute that you thought you’d be able to read in peace. Stereogum reports the surprise concert was orchestrated by (who else) ... Read More »

BONO STILL CAN’T PLAY GUITAR – 5 MONTHS AFTER BIKE ACCIDENT

It has been five months since his horrific bike accident, but Bono reveals that he is still struggling to get back to normal. The U2 frontman broke his arm in six places, as well as sustaining fractures to his eye socket, his shoulder, his elbow and his left hand, when he came off his bike while cycling in New York’s ... Read More »

U2 Performs For First Time Since Bono’s Bicycle Accident

While the band likely wished it was under better circumstances, U2 performed at the funeral service for legendary Irish radio DJ Tony Fenton on Monday (March 16th), marking the first time the band have performed together since Bono’s bicycle accident in November 2014. Per The Irish Times, Fenton was an early supporter of U2, and when he found out that ... Read More »

U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015

The band are heading out on the road again, playing indoor arenas for the first time in a decade. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour will see U2 play 19 cities worldwide next year, with pairs of shows in each city. Special shows are being planned for Dublin for the end of next year to benefit the U2-initiated Music Generation project ... Read More »

U2 Send A Sober Slash A Case Of Beer

Slash played a show in the hometown of U2 Dublin, Ireland and as a thank you the band set Slash who has been sober for about 6 years a case of Guinness. Now most recovering alcoholics would have blown up and lost their cool after receiving a gift like this but Slash totally played it cool and even thanked the band in a ... Read More »