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

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

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

  • New York Public Library, New York, NY, USA (2002) [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.

  • Home of Charlie Peacock, Nashville, TN, USA (2002) [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.

  • HSBC Arena, Buffalo, NY, USA (2005) [U2]
  • Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii (2006) [U2]
  • Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia (2010) [U2]
  • Grace Park Dining, Manila, The Philippines (2019) [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.”