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Offline garyu2

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Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« on: July 16, 2019, 11:12:44 AM »
1) More club shows like London Astoria, Roxy Theatre or Apollo Theatre. Always red hot atmospheres at these sweaty gigs. iTunes festival would be good, again its a tight venue usually.

2) More festivals. Glastonbury was good but you feel they could really do one better.

3) A Return to Red Rocks (playing only 80s catalogue perhaps).

4) Royal Albert Hall

5) Do a rarities show and sell it as such.

6) Achtung Baby anniversary tour. No 80s stuff, just Achtung Baby, Zooropa and Pop.

7) More radio broadcast shows!



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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2019, 05:39:05 PM »
I think the only one I wouldn't care for would be a festival show, if they aren't able to have their regular stage setup. You're spot on about Glastonbury. I think newer songs don't work as well without the (amazing) visual presentation they carefully craft, and they didn't have that at Glasto.

I'd prefer the old stuff in clubs or Red Rocks.

A rarities show would be a U2 nerd's dream.  :)

Radio broadcasts are always welcome!

AB tour would be right up my alley.

Offline McSwilly

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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2019, 04:35:49 PM »
Album based -

Boy - plus a few extras.
War - plus a few extras
Unforgettable Fire, etc. etc.

Theaters or Arenas...

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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 09:25:45 AM »
I'm very happy with what they have:

Arenas
Supporting new albums
Mix of new, hits, and a few rarities

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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2019, 04:49:13 PM »
Simulcast every gig live on U2.com for paying members, $5 each, most of the proceeds going to One/RED, the rest going to Larry's botox treatments.

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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2019, 06:35:59 AM »
A mix of new countries not visited or slightly more obscure venues like Mohegan Sun arena. 
Royal Albert Hall
Exclusive fan shows in theatres/clubs and more radio performances.  There were a few of these for NLOTH (too many for the BBC as the Beeb got a little ticking off for too much bias....)

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Re: Types of gigs you wish U2 would do...
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2019, 07:08:21 PM »
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Simulcast every gig live on U2.com for paying members, $5 each, most of the proceeds going to One/RED, the rest going to Larry's botox treatments.

This! Plus maybe people that attended the concert get a code download it afterwards, of course it'd end up pirated anyway.

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Exclusive fan shows in theatres/clubs and more radio performances.

and this! Time to forget about being relevant, gaining new fans. Time to treat your loyal fans to something special! Yeah, I'm dreaming!
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