An Evening with Bill Carter

The United Music Museum in Austin, Texas will host its inaugural event, “The Power of Music in conflict,” next month at the Google Fiber Space located at 201 Colorado Street. Documentarian/humanitarian/author Bill Carter will be the featured guest. He’ll share a screening of his film Miss Sarajevo, tell the story of his time in the Bosnian War and explain how […]

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Want to see Bono’s Super Bowl jacket?

Couldn’t make it to Cleveland for #U240? Good news: there’s still a chance to see Bono’s 2002 Super Bowl jacket. It’s now being shown at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. as part of the “Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics” exhibit. On display through the end of July, the collection also features iconic guitars from […]

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These U2 college classes would be a Beautiful Day in school

Imagine being able to take a college course on U2. Some fortunate students at Colorado State University – Pueblo don’t have to, because in this Spring 2017 term they are taking U2: Mediated Discourse and Invention from Professor Sam Lovato in CSU-P’s Mass Communications Department & Center for New Media. The course description is: This offering […]

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Dream Out Loud Film Hopes To Tell U2 Fan Stories

U2 fan Dave Barry is calling out for fellow fans and funds to help him make Dream Out Loud, a film for “telling the story of U2’s fans extraordinary connection to the music, the band and each other.” His Kickstarter campaign to raise $40,000 just launched and he’s looking for fan stories as well as the […]

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Memories of U2 gigs in benefit book for Syrian refugees

Updated 01.24.17 with a full-length excerpt from In Concert by Billy McGrath, 1st University College Dublin Ents Officer, Students Union 1975/76; Manager of the Atrix and Stagalee; RTE television producer and documentary maker. McGrath was a key figure in the development of the U2-era Irish rock scene. He worked for the 1980 Sense of Ireland festival in London at […]

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Taste And See That The U2 Feast Is Good

Gary Stevenson wants you to eat Lucifer’s Hands. They will taste like chicken – devilishly delicious Korean-spiced chicken – but he’s hoping they send you on a journey from mouth to head to heart. You’ll start with Cedarwood Road. Along the way he’ll offer you a McPhisto Hot Lemon Tonic. You’ll end, sweetly, with Streets. […]

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For the love of money, money, money

Friday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, U2 opened with a fiery version of “Desire.” Halfway through the song, confetti cascaded down from the rafters on a delighted and energized audience. The last time we saw a confetti drop at a U2 show was during “Until The End Of The World” on the […]

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Video (Exclusive): Bono recalls the big idea in “Sunday Bloody Sunday” as being “a bit of a trip”

At the center of the Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics special exhibit currently showing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, is U2 and its long-standing interest in using the power of rock to change the world. The exhibit greets visitors with a video of Bono talking about his motivation for […]

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