The third episode of our new podcast has just been published! This episode features host Chris Enns in conversation with Sherry Lawrence, Brian Betteridge and myself. We answer several listener questions (submitted via the #askatu2 hashtag) about the ongoing I+E tour — specifically covering topics like:
- Where’s the best place to enjoy these U2 shows?
Bono is launching a line of sunglasses in partnership with eyewear brand Revo. The initiative, called “Buy Vision, Give Sight,” aims to prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than five million people by 2020.
The campaign hopes to raise $$10 million for access to screening, eyeglasses and other assistance.
Major star power tonight both off the stage and on it, as U2 played its third of eight shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The audience was filled with celebrities and politicians, as you’d expect, but the real story was the stars that joined U2 on stage: Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show band, The Roots. We won’t get into too many details in case some of you are still avoiding spoilers, but it looked and sounded like one of the most fun moments of the entire tour.
If you do want the details, well,
As I type this, our 20th anniversary party is exactly one week away, and we’re ready to celebrate with a couple hundred of our faithful readers and fellow fans next Wednesday in New York City!
It’s happening on July 29th at 7:00 p.m. at The Cutting Room, a great venue in the heart of the city. Dinner and beverages will be available for purchase,
U2’s first two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City are in the books. Sunday’s night second show impressed longtime U2 associate/producer Steve Lillywhite, who tweeted afterward, “Very proud of the boys tonight. Amazing sound and NOT a greatest hits show.”
We have the show recap and setlist on @U2 Tours,