quinta-feira, 30 de abril de 2015

30 de Abril | 30 April

30.04.1983
War Tour: Brown University - Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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30.04.1985
Unforgettable Fire Tour: Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum - Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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30.04.1987
Joshua Tree Tour: Pontiac Silverdome - Pontiac, Michigan, USA

Primeiro show do U2 em estádio nos EUA. Este é o único concerto em estádio na primeira leg da Joshua Tree Tour.

U2 headline a stadium gig in the US for the first time. This is the only stadium concert of the first leg of the Joshua Tree Tour. (U2Gigs)
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30.04.1989
Abbey Theatre - Dublin, Ireland
Setlist:   
    September 1913
    Mad As The Mist And Snow

Em um evento de angariação de fundos, Bono aparece sozinho para cantar suas próprias adaptações musicais de dois poemas de William Butler Yeats em uma gravação de suporte.

At a fundraising event, Bono appears solo to perform his own musical adaptations of two William Butler Yeats poems to a backing tape. (U2Gigs)


30.04.2016
Golden Theatre, New York City, NY.

Bono assiste a peça "Eclipsed", cujo desempenho foi dedicado a duas estudantes raptadas de Chibok, norte da Nigéria.


Bono attends 'Eclipsed' to launch a dedications series in honor of abducted Chibok girls of Northern Nigeria.

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Sistine Chapel - Vatican City, Italy
Setlist:
    If It Be Your Will
    Yahweh
    Ordinary Love
    Walk On

The Edge se apresenta com um coral de jovens irlandeses.

The Edge performs with a young Irish choir.

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quarta-feira, 29 de abril de 2015

29 de Abril | 29 April

29.04.1985
Unforgettable Fire Tour: The Omni - Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Penúltima performance de Two Hearts Beat As One. Sua última aparição é em 27 de Dezembro de 1989.

Second-last performance of Two Hearts Beat As One ever. Its only subsequent appearance is on 27 December 1989.
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29.04.1987
Joshua Tree Tour: Rosemont Horizon - Rosemont, Illinois, USA
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29.04.2005
Vertigo Tour: GM Place - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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29.04.2006
Fair Grounds Race Course - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Setlist:   
    Stand By Me
    Smooth Rider

The Edge faz duas aparições no Jazz Fest, primeiro com a New Birth Brass Band em Stand By Me e, mais tarde, aparecendo com a Dave Matthews Band em Smooth Rider.

The Edge makes a couple of guest appearances at Jazz Fest, first joining the New Birth Brass Band for Stand By Me and later appearing with the Dave Matthews Band for Smooth Rider. (U2Gigs)

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29.04.2016
Hammerstein Ballroom - New York, New York, USA
Setlist:
    Pride (In The Name Of Love)
    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
    Beautiful Day
    Mysterious Ways

Bono se apresenta com Nile Rodgers depois de receber o Prêmio Humanitário da We Are Family Foundation.

Bono performs with Nile Rogers after receiving the We Are Family Foundation Humanitarian Award.

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terça-feira, 28 de abril de 2015

28 de Abril | 28 April

28.04.1978
Bill Graham escreve sua primeira entrevista com o U2 na Hot Press.

Bill Graham writes his first interview with U2 in Hot Press.

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28.04.1983
War Tour: Rochester Institute Of Technology Ice Rink - Rochester, New York, USA
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28.04.1997
PopMart Tour: Jack Murphy Stadium - San Diego, California, USA

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28.04.2001
Elevation Tour: America West Arena - Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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28.04.2005
Vertigo Tour: GM Place - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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28.04.2006
Preservation Hall - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Setlist:   
    Vertigo

The Edge comparece na reabertura de Preservation Hall, em New Orleans, que estava fechada desde o furacão Katrina. A reabertura envolve uma apresentação do Music Rising, instituição de caridade apoiada por Edge, que visa ajudar os músicos afetados pelo furacão. Durante esta cerimônia, a Preservation Hall Jazz Band executa uma versão de Vertigo do U2 com The Edge na guitarra e backing vocal.

The Edge attends the re-opening of Preservation Hall, a New Orleans music venue that had been closed since Hurricane Katrina. The re-opening involves a presentation by Music Rising, a charity supported by Edge that seeks to help musicians affected by the hurricane. During this ceremony, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs a bluesy, swinging version of U2's Vertigo with The Edge participating on guitar and backing vocals. (U2Gigs)

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28.04.2010
Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC.

Bono recebe o prêmio Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership durante o jantar do Atlantic Council Awards.

Bono receives the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership Award during the 2010 Atlantic Council awards dinner.

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segunda-feira, 27 de abril de 2015

27 de Abril | 27 April

27.04.1983
War Tour: Cayuga County Communty College Gym (Spartan Hall) - Auburn, New York, USA

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27.04.1987
U2 torna-se a quarta banda de rock a ser destaque na capa da revista Time, que declara U2 "O Ingresso mais Quente do Rock".

U2 become the fourth rock band to be featured on the cover of Time magazine, which declares U2 "Rock's Hottest Ticket".

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27.04.1989
Pink Elephant Nightclub - Dublin, Ireland
Setlist:
    We Are The Champions
    My Way

Amigo de Bono e ex-membro Virgin Prunes, Gavin Friday lança seu primeiro álbum solo e Bono junta-se a ele no palco para dois covers.

Bono's friend and former Virgin Prunes member Gavin Friday launches his debut solo album and Bono joins him on stage for a couple of cover songs.


27.04.2005
General Motors Place - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Setlist:
    City Of Blinding Lights
    City Of Blinding Lights
    Hokey Pokey
    City Of Blinding Lights
    City Of Blinding Lights
    City Of Blinding Lights
    City Of Blinding Lights
    encore(s):
    Vertigo
    All Because Of You
    Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own / No Regrets (snippet)

U2 filma o vídeo de City of Blinding Lights. A filmagem é anunciada na rádio no início do dia e alguns milhares de fãs são convidados a preencher a arena.

U2 shoot a video for City Of Blinding Lights. The shoot is announced on radio earlier that day and a few thousand fans are invited to fill the arena. (U2Gigs)
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domingo, 26 de abril de 2015

26 de Abril | 26 April

26.04.1998
Um mês após o fim da PopMart Tour, o U2 aparece no episódio 200 de Os Simpsons, "Trash of the Titans", em que Homer Simpson interrompe a banda no palco durante um show da PopMart.

One month following the conclusion of the PopMart Tour, U2 appeared on the 200th episode of The Simpsons, "Trash of the Titans", in which Homer Simpson disrupted the band on stage during a PopMart concert.
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26.04.2001
Elevation Tour: Arrowhead Pond - Anaheim, California, USA

Após o verso "your eyes make a circle" de I Will Follow, Bono acrescenta "into the heart, into the heart of a child". Além disso, Edge quebra cordas da guitarra durante Sunday Bloody Sunday e Angel Of Harlem - no primeiro, Bono canta "I won't heed the battle call/Edge broke a string, it don't mean nothing at all" e comenta que às vezes esquece Edge é humano.

After the "your eyes make a circle" verse of I Will Follow, Bono adds "into the heart, into the heart of a child". Also, Edge breaks guitar strings during both Sunday Bloody Sunday and Angel Of Harlem - in the former, Bono sings "I won't heed the battle call/Edge broke a string, it don't mean nothing at all", while after the latter, he comments that he sometimes forgets Edge is human. (U2Gigs)
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26.04.2007
New York City, NY.

Bono assiste a estreia de "We Are Together" no Festival de Cinema de Tribeca.

Bono attends the premiere of 'We Are Together' at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.

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26.04.2009
La Fenice theatre, Venice. Italy.

Bono participa do jantar de casamento de Salma Hayek e Francois-Henri Pinault.

Bono attends Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault's wedding dinner-party.

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sábado, 25 de abril de 2015

25 de Abril | 25 April

25.04.1983
War Tour: Ritchie Coliseum - College Park, Maryland, USA
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25.04.1987
Joshua Tree Tour: Cow Palace - Daly City, California, USA
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25.04.1997
PopMart Tour: Sam Boyd Stadium - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Primeiro show da Popmart Tour. O U2 erra o início de  Staring At The Sun e executa a canção novamente. No final do Please, Larry toca um trecho da percussão de Sunday Bloody Sunday. Este show marca a estréia ao vivo de Mofo, Do You Feel Loved, Last Night On Earth, Gone, If God Will Send His Angels (única vez que uma versão com a banda completa é tocada), Staring At The Sun, Miami, Please, Discotheque, If You Wear That Velvet Dress e Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me.

Popmart Tour first show. U2 botch Staring At The Sun the first time around and perform it again. At the end of Please, Larry plays a snippet of Sunday Bloody Sunday's distinctive drumming. This show features the live debuts of Mofo, Do You Feel Loved, Last Night On Earth, Gone, If God Will Send His Angels (only time a full band version is played), Staring At The Sun, Miami, Please, Discotheque, If You Wear That Velvet Dress, and Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me. (U2Gigs)

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25.04.2005
Vertigo Tour: Key Arena - Seattle, Washington, USA

Vertigo é tocada duas vezes no mesmo show pela primeira vez (apesar de ter sido tocada duas vezes em algumas aparições no How to Dismantle An Atomic Bomb Promo Tour). Esta passou a ser uma característica no setlist padrão na segunda perna da Vertigo Tour mas sendo feito raramente nas outras quatro pernas.

Vertigo is played twice in the same concert for the first time (although it had been done twice at some appearances on the How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb Promo Tour). This went on to become a standard setlist feature on the second leg of the Vertigo Tour but was only done rarely on the other four legs.
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sexta-feira, 24 de abril de 2015

24 de Abril | 24 April

24.04.1983
War Tour: Chrysler Hall - Norfolk, Virginia, USA
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24.04.1985
Unforgettable Fire Tour: The Spectrum - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Maria McKee, do Lone Justice, junta-se ao U2 em 40.

Maria McKee of Lone Justice joins U2 for 40.
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24.04.1987
Joshua Tree Tour: Cow Palace - Daly City, California, USA
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24.04.2001
Elevation Tour: Arrowhead Pond - Anaheim, California, USA
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24.04.2005
Vertigo Tour: Key Arena - Seattle, Washington, USA
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24.04.2009
St Bride's Church, London, England.

Bono comparece no funeral de Sir Clement Freud.

Bono attends Sir Clement Freud Funeral.

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24.04.2010
Village East Cinema, New York City, NY.

Bono e The Edge participam da estreia do documentário 'No Woman, No Cry', dirigido por Christy Turlington, durante o 9º Festival de Cinema de Tribeca.

Bono and The Edge attend the 'No Woman, No Cry' premiere during the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival.

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