Posts Tagged ‘U2’

Bono and Michael Stipe Participate in Four–Legged Funeral March

U2‘s Bono and R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe are among over 30 artists paying homage to French artist Sophie Calle’s deceased cat. Both are contributing songs to the album Souris Calle, named for the late feline, Souris. The album accompanies an exhibit dedicated to the cat, which opened in Paris over the weekend. Bono’s contribution comes courtesy of a voicemail, played over a rock…

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Bono Soothes Crying Child in Paris Restaurant (Watch)

Moms: are you having trouble calming your crying baby? Might we suggest the soothing skills of Bono? We sure hope Bono is for hire as a babysitter, because he certainly has the magic! Bono and U2 were performing an acoustic set at a Paris restaurant called Refettorio, an upscale restaurant serving free meals to neighbors…

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Bono’s Regains Voice; U2 Tour will Go On

Good news, U2 fans! Bono has received a clean bill of health from a medical professional, and will return to the stage tonight (Sept. 4)  for the band’s show in Cologne, Germany. As 1071 The Boss previously reported, the band was in the middle of “Red Flag Day” from the latest album, Songs of Experience,…

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Breaking: U2’s Bono Loses Voice on Stage in Germany

U2 was forced to cancel a show in Berlin, Germany Saturday (Sept. 1) when lead singer Bono lost his voice mid-song. The band was in the middle of the song, “Red Flag Day,” when Bono clearly began having issues.  He immediately addressed the problem at the end of the song, telling the audience, “I think…

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U2 Announces More Reissues

U2 will reissue three more vinyl releases on July 27, the band announced today. The group put out 180 gram double LP and black vinyl editions of 1991’s Achtung Baby, the 1993 Zooropa set and the 1998 compilation The Best Of 1980-1990 . The remastered new releases are available for pre-order here, and follow the appearance in April of Wide Awake In America,Pop and All…

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Eagles, U2 and More Top StubHub Best of 2018 List

What are the hottest shows of the summer so far? According to StubHub, Eagles, U2, Journey and Def Leppard are the most sought out tickets on the secondary market. The Eagles have the most in-demand individual show of the summer, landing at No. 2 on the list. Other rock acts on the list are Foo Fighters at #5, U2 at…

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U2 Picks up Two Billboard Music Awards

Congratulations to U2! The band already picked up an award for Top Touring Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. U2’s 2017 trek celebrating the 30th Anniversary of “The Joshua Tree” was announced ahead of the Sunday night NBC broadcast of the BBMAs earlier today (May 21). The band bested nominees Guns N’Roses, Coldplay, Bruno Mars…

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Which VIPs Came to See U2 in L.A.? 1071 The Boss Knows!

If you’re a celebrity, it’s good to be a U2 fan. The VIP area at U2’s show is Los Angeles was packed with stars, according to a 107.1 The Boss source. Who was enjoying the scenery and free food and drinks? Check out this list: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Jon Lovitz, Sean Penn, Mark Wahlberg, Brad Wilk, Tom…

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U2 Kicks Off Tour in Oklahoma–Look at the Set List

U2‘s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018 kicked off last night in Tulsa, Oklahoma,  and the setlist was packed with newer material, songs from the ’90s and a surprise older song from “Boy.” The show is divided into two acts, with an intermission, according to the fan website, U2gigs. The lavish production includes a “barricage,” which allows the…

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