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If you’ll be in Dublin next week for the U2 shows and are looking to enhance your U2 experience, I know you’ve got a lot of choices for what to do, but may I suggest putting these on your itinerary? 1. Visit The Little Museum of Dublin. Take the highly entertaining and informative 20-30 minute […]

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U2’s History of Activism in New Book

The World and U2: One Band’s Remaking of Global Activism presents and examines the band’s evolution as activists, its influence on activism, and the critiques that have emerged in response to U2’s work. It’s by Alan McPherson, professor of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. I’ve read it and it strikes me as […]

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Steve Lillywhite Remembers Windmill Lane

As fans say goodbye to the original Windmill Lane Studios, which is being demolished this week to make way for new developments, U2’s first producer Steve Lillywhite, who recorded U2’s first three albums there, shared his farewell too, as told to @U2 a few days ago: Windmill Lane was an average rock studio at best, […]

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This is NOT a stage design for U2’s tour

If you saw a post on Facebook, or perhaps in a forum, about what U2’s stage will look like and what sort of experience to expect in the arena for this year’s Innocence + Experience tour, don’t believe it. As far as we know here at @U2, no one is sharing reliable facts just yet about what’s […]

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U2 School For The Whole Family

Here’s a great way to learn about U2 and many of the other great rock acts of all time in Jason Hanley’s new book, Music Lab: We Rock! This “Fun Family Guide for Exploring Rock Music History” has 52 labs — one for each week of the year — and concludes, most appropriately, with U2. Each lab, […]

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