This Day In U2 History

December 31

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World Events

  • New Year’s Eve

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1976: The Hamlet, Johnstownbridge, Ireland [Edge, Larry Mullen]

    The Edge and Larry Mullen play with The Drifting Cowboys, a country act, and this is the first time either get paid for performing.

  • 1986: Home of The Edge, Dublin, Ireland [The Edge and Larry Mullen]

    The Edge and Larry join other musicians at a New Year’s Eve party at the home of The Edge for a song.

  • 1989: Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland [U2]
  • 1995: Club Fis Bock, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina [Bono]

    Bono joins a local band for three songs as part of New Year’s Eve festivities in Sarajevo.

  • 1999: Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, USA [Bono]

    Bono performs “One” at “America’s Millennium Gala”

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