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  1. Where you there? Following along in the live threads or elsewhere online, or been catching up with all the shows news? Post up your reviews, images, videos for all to enjoy & share Don;t worry if you already posted them elsewhere (in the Zoo or beyond) - just add here too, or links to your offline blogs & sites Which was your favourite song(s) of each night (don't forget to add your votes to the topic poll..) What was the defining special moment?
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    U2 NYT April 2015

    From the Article in New York Times in April 2015 : U2’s Flight to Now (Turbulence Included).
  3. Chegg and the One Campaign launch student contest to win tickets to see the band on tour. View the full article
  4. Many of us are very familiar with fan site U2Wanderer.org - and they are 20 years old this week. To mark the moment, U2.com talked to Aaron Sams who set out on his online journey 2 decades ago, and he has written a great article for the Zoo which you can read over here : 'It's twenty years to the week since Aaron J Sams decided to make a 'U2 Web Page'. Part of a University class project, that webpage became U2Wanderer.org and with long-running collaborator Carl and other contributors, the site is still going strong. We asked Aaron for five tips on running your own U2 fan site. Here's what he told us - including how the late, great Johnny Cash sent him his thanks and his autograph. 'Truly one of the most memorable moments I’ve had working on Web sites.'" -------- READ THE FULL ARTICLE
  5. The Deluxe version of Songs of Innocence arrives on vinyl next week, an exclusive for Record Store Day. View the full article
  6. A sixth and final show has been confirmed for London's O2 in November. View the full article
  7. Sing 'Song For Someone' ? We'll be showcasing some of the performances. Recently fans have been posting online some beautiful, personal versions of 'Song For Someone'. Over the next ten days we're on the lookout for performances being uploaded by fans all over the world. Want to get involved? View the full article
  8. Introducing Aoife McArdle’s Every Breaking Wave: 'a short film based on the U2 song of the same name' View the full article
  9. A fifth show in London and a third in Barcelona have been added to this year's iNNOCENCE & eXPERIENCE Tour. View the full article
  10. 11 Films of Innocence airing for 24 hours ... plus 12th, special to U2.com subscribers. Some of the world's most acclaimed urban artists have created a unique series of films inspired by Songs of Innocence. Taking the political murals of Northern Ireland as a reference point, U2 wanted to celebrate the unique democratic power of urban art. The collection, Films Of Innocence, goes on sale tomorrow on iTunes and Amazon but for 24 hours from today, the eleven films are being premiered on 11 different platforms. See below for details on where to see the films. A 12th film is inspired by 'The Crystal Ballroom', one of the bonus tracks on the album. This film was made by Conor Harrington and today we're airing it exclusively for subscribers to U2.com. View the full article
  11. UPDATE TO EARLIER STORY. Thanks for your patience. Ticketmaster has informed us that issues experienced in presales in North America earlier are resolved. Pre-sale tickets are still exclusively available for U2.com subscribers. Once again, apologies for the inconvenience.
  12. http://www.u2.com/news/title/u2-innocence-experience-tour-2015 U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 The band are heading out on the road again, playing indoor arenas for the first time in a decade. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour will see U2 play 19 cities worldwide next year, with pairs of shows in each city. Special shows are being planned for Dublin for the end of next year to benefit the U2-initiated Music Generation project and details will follow once they are finalised. “We are going to try to have a completely different feeling from night one to night two,” said Bono, “and have some fun playing with the idea of innocence and experience. More to be revealed!” Tickets for all shows go on general sale next Monday - December 8th - but presales to paid U2.com subscribers begin tomorrow, Thursday December 4th. (Read about the new U2.com subscription offer and ticket presales here.) Songs Of Innocence, gifted by Apple to over half a billion iTunes Music Store customers, has now been streamed 81m times and downloaded by 30m fans. "The anticipation for a U2 tour is always extraordinary, as it should be," said Arthur Fogel, President, Global Touring and Chairman, Global Music. "Following the record-setting 360° Tour I'm amazed that they still want to be ground-breaking, this time on a more intimate scale." More news as soon as we get it - if you're a U2.com subscriber look out for your ticket presale email, containing your unique code to use when buying tickets. NORTH AMERICA 2015 May 14th Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena May 15th Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena May 18th San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose May 19th San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose May 22nd, Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Center May 23rd, Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Center May 26th, Los Angeles, CA, Forum May 27th, Los Angeles, CA, Forum May 30th, Los Angeles, CA, Forum May 31st, Los Angeles, CA, Forum June 12th, Montreal, QC, Bell Centre June 13th, Montreal, QC, Bell Centre June 24th, Chicago, IL, United Center June 25th, Chicago, IL, United Center July 6th, Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre July 7th, Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre July 10th, Boston, MA, TD Garden July 11th, Boston, MA, TD Garden July 18th, New York, NY, Madison Square Garden July 19th, New York, NY, Madison Square Garden July 22nd, New York, NY, Madison Square Garden July 23rd, New York, NY Madison Square Garden EUROPE / UK 2015 Sep 4th, Turin, Italy , Pala Alpitour Sep 5th, Turin, Italy, Pala Alpitour Sep 8th, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ziggo Dome Sep 9th, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ziggo Dome Sep 16th, Stockholm, Sweden, Globe Sep 17th, Stockholm, Sweden, Globe Sep 24th, Berlin, Germany, O2 World Sep 25th, Berlin, Germany, O2 World Oct 5th, Barcelona, Spain, Palau Sant Jordi Oct 6th, Barcelona, Spain, Palau Sant Jordi Oct 13th, Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis Oct 14th, Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis Oct 17th, Koln, Germany, Lanxess Arena Oct 18th Koln, Germany, Lanxess Arena Oct 25th, London, UK O2 Oct 26th, London, UK O2 Oct 29th, London, UK O2 Oct 30th, London, UK O2 Nov 6th, Glasgow, UK, The SSE Hydro Nov 7th, Glasgow, UK, The SSE Hydro Nov 10th, Paris, France, Bercy Nov 11th, Paris, France, Bercy
  13. Songs Of Innocence is inspired by the band's earliest days in Dublin – the gigs they went to, the places they hung out in, the friends they made. That story of U2's emergence in the late 1970's is nowhere captured better than in North Side Story, the special Hot Press publication for U2.com subscribers. Here's some of the ways in which Songs of Innocence and North Side Story are a perfect combination. View the full article
  14. recorded on 16th october, aires on 17th October 2014
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