This Day In U2 History

October 22

U2 History on this Day

  • U2 play at the Cork Opera house, and the show is recorded for broadcast by the RTÉ (this date is widely misreported) (1979)
  • Originally U2 intended to play a show in Toulouse, France on this day, but the band cancelled 14 shows early in the tour to give them more time to rehearse the new material. (1984)
  • U2 planned on playing tonight in Sydney, Australia as part of the LoveTown tour, but this show and three others were cancelled due to Bono developing laryngitis, they were rescheduled for November 17, 18, 19. (1989)
  • On a chart dated October 22, “All Because of You” peaks on the Official UK Charts at #4. (2005)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Cork Opera House, Cork, Ireland (1979) [U2]
  • University College, Dublin, Ireland (1983) [Bono] Bono joins the Alarm on stage for one song.
  • Patinoire de Mériadeck, Bordeaux, France (1984) [U2]
  • Assembly Hall, Champaign, IL, USA (1987) [U2]
  • Estádio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil (1997) [U2]
  • Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2005) [U2]
  • Beach in Bray, Bray, Ireland (2013) [U2] U2 perform "Desire" in the rain, on a beach. Yes, we're jealous of the passersby who saw this one too.

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