Twenty Years On: See U2 and Support World Hunger Year

2 Dec 2000
Almost twenty years to the day that U2 first played in the US, this Tuesday the band return to play New York - and, once again, they are in an intimate club setting.

It was on December 6th 1980 that U2 played their debut gig in the US at The Ritz - see our Event report on the U2.COM timeline. This Tuesday's show at the Irving Plaza will have lots in common with that first show - no stadium, no tens of thousands of fans, no high definition video screens. Just an hour of great music by a band called U2 playing all their own songs in a small NYC club.

U2.COM's competition winners will be there, along with several hundred lucky listeners to the New York radio station K-ROCK - and the station is also donating a pair of tickers to be auctioned off to the highest bidder to raise funds for World Hunger Year.

RECENT NEWS

29 Nov, 2021

… you just might bump into Edge.

3
26 Nov, 2021

40th anniversary 12" EP on Yellow Vinyl, released today for Record Store Day.

19
24 Nov, 2021

Edge has been pulling the strings with an amazing auction to support musicians in New Orleans.

1
24 Nov, 2021

… runs the lyric to Zoo Station. And at thirty years young, the time of Achtung Baby is... a timeline. 

Related Topic