Author Archive | Tassoula

Reporting Live from London…

Tag, I’m it! Now that our team of @U2 staffers has safely returned home from the Dublin shows, I (Tassoula) have grabbed the relay torch to continue the Euro-reporting…this time from London, England. Over the next 24 hours, I’ll be bringing you up-to-date insight on what U.K. radio personalities are now calling ‘The Gig of […]

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Joining the Circus

Yesterday, Vancouver-based U2 fans were treated to a special surprise — around 1:30 p.m. local time, U2 fan sites and area radio stations announced that the band would be shooting a video at GM Place, where they will perform two concerts today and tomorrow. Folks wishing to be part of the live audience were instructed […]

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The Garden of Hewson

Many of you have probably seen the recent photos and stories about the new Edun clothing line. The label was created by Bono, his wife Ali Hewson, and New York Designer Rogan to provide an alternative to the socially unconscious, mass-produced fashions that saturate the industry. By using fair trade practices and natural materials such […]

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Interviews from the Red Carpet

Although U2 didn’t make their way down the red carpet last night, I was lucky enough to speak with Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty, Amy Poehler of Saturday Night Live, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Percy Sledge. What follows are transcripts of those interviews. Rob Thomas Tassoula: You just mentioned [to another […]

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Live from New York…

Hello everyone! I’m writing this blog from my cozy seat at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. At this moment, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are conducting their sound checks and I must say the drums are rocking the house (the more traditional Waldorf guests in the lobby looked up […]

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Vancouver Rehearsal Re-cap

There is something magical that happens when a U2 tour begins. In the life of a fan, it’s the time when vacations are planned, bank accounts are drained, guitar chords are learned and scores of women brush up on their belly dancing. For the media, it’s a race to get the best Bono sound bite, […]

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