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By GENE STOUT
It isn’t hard to imagine U2 as the first band to play outer space.
Not after seeing the Irish supergroup’s rocket-powered concert Saturday night, June 4, at Seattle’s Qwest Field. They’ve conquered the world, so why not the moon and stars? They’ve certainly earned enough money from the 360 Degree Tour – the highest-grossing [...]
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By GENE STOUT
The massive, four-legged canopy of U2′s 360 Degree Tour is 90 feet tall, with a center pylon that soars 150 feet into the air.
The mega-tour’s cylindrical video screen weighs 54 tons is 14,000 square feet when opened — as big as two double tennis courts.
What’s more, the video screen is made up of [...]
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U2’s 360° tour dates in the U.S., which were postponed because of Bono’s emergency back surgery, have all been rescheduled for the spring and summer of 2011. All tickets corresponding to previous dates will be honored at the rescheduled performances.
The 2010 European tour, which has not been affected, begins as scheduled Aug. 6 in [...]
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Billboard magazine has released its list of the top 25 concert tours of 2009, and U2 is at No. 1 with more a total gross of than $311 million.
Here’s the entire list from the top music-industry trade magazine.
The rock superstar performs June 20 at Qwest Field.
Read my P-I review of U2’s current album, “No Line [...]
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