This Day In U2 History

October 01

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U2 History on this Day

  • U2 kick off the October tour with a show in Norwich, England. (1981)
  • Originally U2 intended to play a show in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on this day, but the band cancelled 14 shows early in the tour to give them more time to rehearse the new material. (1984)

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U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1981: Lower Common Room, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England [U2]
  • 1987: Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada [U2]
  • 1993: Clarence Hotel, Dublin, Ireland [U2]

    The wedding of Gavin Friday has a few special wedding singers at the after party. U2 led by Larry sing “The Boys Are Back In Town” and The Edge does his rendition of “Daydream Believer.”

  • 2009: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, VA, USA [U2]
  • 2011: Davington Priory, Faversham, England, United Kingdom [Bono]

    To celebrate Bob Geldof’s 60th birthday Bono joins a number of other guests in performances.

  • 2014: St. Peter's Chapel, Nice, France [Bono]

    Bono sings “Amazing Grace” with a group of tourists while meeting with journalist Dorian Lynskey.

  • 2021: Bono's Home, Eze, France [Bono, Edge]

    Bono and Edge perform on The Late Late Show for Bob Geldof’s appearance. It airs on Oct. 1, but may have been recorded earlier.

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