This Day In U2 History

April 29

U2 History on this Day

  • Bono makes a live solo outing at a fundraiser at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, singing his own adaptation of two poems by William Butler Yeats, “September 1913” and “Mad as the Mist and Snow”. (1989)
  • On a chart dated April 29, “When Love Comes to Town” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #68. (1989)
  • U2 do a photoshoot in Portugal at various locations for the new album, and Joe Edwards shoots a video for a remix of “Vertigo“ at the same time. (2004)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1983: Farrell Hall Gym, Delhi, NY, USA [U2]
  • 1985: Omni Coliseum, Atlanta, GA, USA [U2]
  • 1987: Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, IL, USA [U2]
  • 2005: General Motors Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada [U2]
  • 2006: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA, USA [The Edge]

    The Edge appears at Jazz Fest in New Orleans, performing with the New Birth Brass Band and the Dave Matthews Band.

  • 2006: Banks Street Bar & Grill, New Orleans, LA, USA [The Edge]

    The Edge joins a local band on stage, it is his third guest appearance with other artists that day.

  • 2006: Maple Leaf Bar, New Orleans, Louisiana [The Edge]

    The Edge joins Trombone Shorty for a performance at the Maple Leaf Bar.

  • 2016: Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY, USA [Bono]

    Bono receives the We Are Family Foundation Humanitarian Award, and performs with Nile Rogers.

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