This Day In U2 History

March 02

U2 History on this Day

  • U2, still known as The Hype, make their first appearance on television on RTÉ‘s Young Lines, which aired on Thursdays at 5:30pm. The band perform “Street Mission.” (1978)
  • At the 30th annual Grammy Awards U2 win their first Grammy Awards including Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Album of the Year for The Joshua Tree (1988)

Promotional U2 Videos Released on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • RTÉ Television Centre, Dublin, Ireland (1978) [The Hype]
  • Garden Of Eden, Tullamore, Ireland (1980) [U2]
  • Lancaster University, Lancaster, England (1983) [U2]
  • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA, USA (1985) [U2]
  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY, USA (1999) [Bono]

    Bono joins an all-star group of performers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction to perform “People Get Ready.”

  • House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada (1999) [Bono]

    Bono joins Bob Dylan on stage for a performance of “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.”

  • River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2006) [U2]
  • Ed Sullivan Theatre, New York, NY, USA (2009) [U2]
  • Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2014) [U2]

    U2 perform “Ordinary Love” at the Academy Awards. The song is nominated but does not win.

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