This Day In U2 History

June 20

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U2 History on this Day

  • U2 are listed to play the Glastonbury Festival on the published poster for the 1982 concert, but Island Records announces this is incorrect, and the band never play the festival that year. (1982)
  • U2 launch their first attempt at a website in conjunction with MSN. (1997)
  • Due to a back injury, U2 had to cancel a planned concert for this day in Seattle, WA at Qwest Field. The date would be rescheduled in early 2011. The entire tour leg was cancelled. (2010)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1990: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio [Bono]

    Bono and Adam Clayton attend a David Bowie concert, and Bono joins on stage to sing “Gloria” (Van Morrison’s version.)

  • 1997: Tosca Cavfe, San Francisco, CA, USA [Bono and The Edge]

    Bono and The Edge go drinking with Oasis and end up singing songs at and on the way to the bar. This followed the first show in Oakland.

  • 2017: FedEx Field, Landover, MD, USA [U2]

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