This Day In U2 History
U2 History on this Day
- U2’s first concert in England. (1979)
- A message for World AIDS Day features the Edge, speaking about the disease and condom use. (2000)
- DirectTV starts their “U2 Month” programming, including documentaries and live concert footage. (2001)
- On a chart dated December 1, “Walk On” peaks on the Official UK Charts at #5. (2001)
U2 Album and EP Releases on This Day
All Releases Containing U2 on This Day
Promotional U2 Videos Released on This Day
U2 Shows on This Day
- Moonlight Club, London, England (1979) [U2]
- Hammersmith Palais, London, England (1980) [U2]
- Agora Ballroom, Atlanta, GA, USA (1981) [U2]
- Tiffany's, Glasgow, Scotland (1982) [U2]
- Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, USA (1984) [U2]
- Osaka Castle Hall, Osaka, Japan (1989) [U2]
- Lancaster Park, Christchurch, New Zealand (1993) [U2]
- Ice Palace, Tampa, FL, USA (2001) [U2]
- Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln, NE, USA (2002) [Bono] On the opening night of "The Heart of America" tour Bono performs "American Prayer" and "God Bless America".
- TV Asahi Studio, Tokyo, Japan (2006) [U2]
- Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia (2010) [U2]
- Julian Schnabel's Apartment, New York, NY, USA (2013) [Bono and The Edge] Bono and The Edge perform at a small private memorial for Lou Reed.
- Times Square, New York, NY, USA (2014) [U2 Minus 1 (U2 Minus Bono)] Bono is injured and cannot make this performance, so Larry, Adam and the Edge perform five songs with guest vocalists.
- Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA (2015) [Bono and The Edge] Six songs are performed at "A Night of Music: Celebrating 10 Years of ONE and (RED)" and Bono and the Edge are joined by Hozier, Jessie J., and Miley Cyrus.
- Below the High Line Park, New York, NY, USA (2017) [U2] U2 appear in a surprise show in New York City, performing one song which is broadcast on Facebook Live.
- Unknown Venue, New York, NY, USA (2017) [U2] U2 perform in an elevator in New York City. The performance is captured and shared on Guy Oseary's Instagram account.
- National Stadium, Singapore, Singapore (2019) [U2]
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