This Day In U2 History

November 17

U2 History on this Day

  • U2 are listed on the posters for a concert for Cambodian aid at the Teach Furbo hotel in Connemara but end up playing their own show for Cambodia earlier in the week and don’t make it to the aid concert. (1979)
  • The Edge visits New Orleans between dates on the Vertigo tour to see first hand the damage done by Hurricane Katrina. (2005)
  • U2 are due to play a five night stand on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, including tonight, but the residency is cancelled due to Bono’s bike accident in November. (2014)

U2 Single Releases on This Day

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • Belfield, University College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (1978) [U2]
  • Dandelion Car Park, Dublin, Ireland (1979) [U2]
  • Center Stage Concert Hall & Lounge, Providence, RI, USA (1981) [U2]
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA, USA (1987) [U2]
  • Entertainment Center, Sydney, Australia (1989) [U2]
  • Ambassador Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (2002) [The Edge]

    The Edge joins Wyclef Jean and his band on stage for two songs.

  • Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA (2005) [U2]
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia (2006) [Bono and The Edge]