This Day In U2 History

December 09

U2 History on this Day

  • U2’s first concert held in Canada. (1980)
  • On a chart dated December 9, “The Saints are Coming” peaks in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the USA at #51. (2006)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

Promotional U2 Videos Released on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1980: El Mocambo, Toronto, ON, Canada [U2]
  • 1982: Martinihal Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands [U2]
  • 1984: Music Hall, Cleveland, OH, USA [U2]
  • 1987: Omni Coliseum, Atlanta, GA, USA [U2]
  • 1993: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan [U2]
  • 1997: BC Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada [U2]
  • 2000: NBC Studios, New York, NY, USA [U2]

    U2 perform for the first time on the NBC television program, <em>Saturday Night Live</em>.

  • 2002: New York Public Library, New York, NY, USA [Bono and The Edge]

    World premiere of Gangs of New York and Bono and The Edge are on hand to sing “The Hands That Built America” after the show.

  • 2002: Home of Charlie Peacock, Nashville, TN, USA [Bono]

    At the home of Charlie Peacock, Bono leads a group in singing a traditional Christian song at the end of “The Heart of America” tour.

  • 2005: HSBC Arena, Buffalo, NY, USA [U2]
  • 2006: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii [U2]
  • 2010: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia [U2]
  • 2019: Grace Park Dining, Manila, The Philippines [Bono and The Edge]

    Bono and The Edge eat out at Grace Park Restaurant on their first night in Manila with Guy Oseary and are filmed singing “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.”