This Day In U2 History

December 18

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U2 History on this Day

  • U2 is forced to end their concert in Amsterdam early when Bono struggles with voice problems, as well as cancelling two other concerts completely. The shows are rescheduled for January in Rotterdam. (1989)
  • Four days are spent filming the mini-film for “Every Breaking Wave“ in Belfast. U2 are not present. (2015)

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1979: The Venue, Victoria, England, United Kingdom [U2]
  • 1980: Leisureland, Galway, Ireland [U2]
  • 1982: City Hall, Cork, Ireland [U2]
  • 1983: Apollo Victoria Theatre, London, England [U2]

    U2 play a show for nuclear disarmament, performing seven songs. The show is called “The Big One.”

  • 1987: KUPO Studios, Tempe, AZ, USA [Bono and The Edge]

    Bono and The Edge are interviewed on radio, and play a couple of songs including “Lost Highway”.

  • 1989: RAI Europahal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands [U2]
  • 1992: RTÉ Television Centre, Dublin, Ireland [Adam Clayton]

    Adam Clayton joins Sharon Shannon and a group of other musicans on The Late, Late Show.

  • 2010: Patersons Stadium, Subiaco, Australia [U2]

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