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Title: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: kevc on October 11, 2010, 02:43:04 PM
A bit of fun i guess, but interested in the thoughts of the forum.

Any snippits from the tour crew, about future plans.

I'm hoping they may squeeze in a couple of UK / Ireland shows end of summer 2011.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 11, 2010, 03:01:07 PM
I honestly don't think so but if they add KC I'll be happy to change my opinion  ;D
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
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Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 11, 2010, 03:24:24 PM
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Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on October 11, 2010, 03:44:40 PM
I was about to make almost this exact thread!

I am coming increasingly to the opinion that it will, for a number of reasons I just outlined in a thread in "News and Rumors"- if there's a new album next year, I think the chances radically go up further!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: birdlover on October 11, 2010, 07:19:57 PM
Though I'd be delighted if they just kept touring, I have a feeling they'll end it in UK and Ireland after the US shows next summer.
Though a new album might make another European tour happen. I think I'm addicted to the live feeds! ;D
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 11, 2010, 09:37:47 PM
I think there may be an Asiatic leg following the US leg next year.  That would be the logical and yes, fair way to end this tour.



Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: linasd on October 12, 2010, 04:03:13 AM
They better add some European dates!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Starman on October 12, 2010, 01:26:39 PM
As much as I would love Pittsburgh to be the last show (and trust me, I would. The tour ending here? Wow) I think a UK and Ireland leg will happen.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 12, 2010, 01:41:39 PM
I think South Africa, India, Japan, South Korea, all deserve shows before the UK and Ireland.



Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Crewboy on October 12, 2010, 11:13:48 PM
I think Glasto is going to be the only UK/European show in 2011.

The tour has already been extended into summer 2011 by the make up dates in the USA and Canada.

I don't see any more shows happening.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: bonofaninaustin on October 13, 2010, 09:18:13 PM
Do you think that it means something that U2.com states the Pittsburgh show is the final US show and NOT the final 360 Tour show? Also, Paul said earlier this year that the band would not play any other UK shows than Glasto in 2010...not anymore UK shows for the 360 tour?
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: markreed on October 14, 2010, 01:34:13 AM
Seems very unlikely now that the tour will make it to 'proper' shows in the UK & Ireland. Seems criminal to me that the band play Dublin as the 8-10th shows of the tour, than play another 110 shows in the rest in the world without coming back. If Paris could get a return show, why not Dublin?
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 14, 2010, 09:06:07 AM
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Seems very unlikely now that the tour will make it to 'proper' shows in the UK & Ireland. Seems criminal to me that the band play Dublin as the 8-10th shows of the tour, than play another 110 shows in the rest in the world without coming back. If Paris could get a return show, why not Dublin?
seems criminal to me that they won't come to Kansas City
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 14, 2010, 10:53:16 AM
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Seems very unlikely now that the tour will make it to 'proper' shows in the UK & Ireland. Seems criminal to me that the band play Dublin as the 8-10th shows of the tour, than play another 110 shows in the rest in the world without coming back. If Paris could get a return show, why not Dublin?

Because U2 have shown time and time again that they brook no sentimentality to Ireland when it comes to touring other than generously playing three stadium shows in the smallish country when they only played a total of three shows in a country the size of England.



Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: maymay on October 14, 2010, 10:58:41 AM
I have no clue (only hopes and wishes) if the 360 tour will return to Ireland next year - but for some reason I feel pretty sure that they wouldn't end 360 at Pittsburgh (no-offense Pittsburgh - I'm sure it's a lovely city).

And I don't really going to care where they will end their tour - because I WILL BE THERE.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Starman on October 14, 2010, 11:11:05 PM
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but for some reason I feel pretty sure that they wouldn't end 360 at Pittsburgh (no-offense Pittsburgh - I'm sure it's a lovely city).

 >:( :D
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on October 15, 2010, 06:45:15 AM
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Seems very unlikely now that the tour will make it to 'proper' shows in the UK & Ireland. Seems criminal to me that the band play Dublin as the 8-10th shows of the tour, than play another 110 shows in the rest in the world without coming back. If Paris could get a return show, why not Dublin?

Because U2 have shown time and time again that they brook no sentimentality to Ireland when it comes to touring other than generously playing three stadium shows in the smallish country when they only played a total of three shows in a country the size of England.





Ummm... that's quite a lot of sentimentality. Not to mention ALWAYS pulling out something special for the Dublin shows like bringing in four new songs to the setlist last year in the show just before Dublin so they could play them there (as they themselves acknowledged), playing their longest setlist ever in Dublin in 2005, describing the entire tour up to that point as rehearsals for Dublin, playing their ONLY outdoor Elevation Tour gig there, playing their ONLY out-of-stadium PopMart gig there, almost always pulling out some surprise songs there...

But if we leave all of that out, no sentimentality at all!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 15, 2010, 12:26:13 PM
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Seems very unlikely now that the tour will make it to 'proper' shows in the UK & Ireland. Seems criminal to me that the band play Dublin as the 8-10th shows of the tour, than play another 110 shows in the rest in the world without coming back. If Paris could get a return show, why not Dublin?

Because U2 have shown time and time again that they brook no sentimentality to Ireland when it comes to touring other than generously playing three stadium shows in the smallish country when they only played a total of three shows in a country the size of England.





Ummm... that's quite a lot of sentimentality. Not to mention ALWAYS pulling out something special for the Dublin shows like bringing in four new songs to the setlist last year in the show just before Dublin so they could play them there (as they themselves acknowledged), playing their longest setlist ever in Dublin in 2005, describing the entire tour up to that point as rehearsals for Dublin, playing their ONLY outdoor Elevation Tour gig there, playing their ONLY out-of-stadium PopMart gig there, almost always pulling out some surprise songs there...

But if we leave all of that out, no sentimentality at all!

Some flimsy points there TUC, I must say.  Ireland was privileged to get Elevation shows in a field? ;D  It's not even true; U2 played outdoor shows on the Elevation tour in Turin and Berlin.  I hope you get your facts straight in your essays at Oxford.  :P :D



Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on October 15, 2010, 12:40:11 PM
Sorry on the outdoor thing but I think Ireland's fairly privileged to have gotten U2's only festival in twenty years (Even if it wasn't billed as it) at a pretty phenomenal natural venue. :) Especially as either one of the - or perhaps *THE*- only bands to play Slane twice in one year.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Crewboy on October 28, 2010, 04:57:27 PM
Even if they were to return to Dublin, Croke Park would be out. 

The venue I'm told is only allowed 3 outside events per calendar year.  Take That just announced a show there.

Add to it....the neighborhood protesting all the noise from the 24 hour nonstop stage construction/breakdown...I'm sure the band took that into account as well.

Isn't there another stadium being built in the area though....I'm guessing they could play there if they decide to return to Ireland.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Line King on October 29, 2010, 09:20:54 AM
Looks like Slane is pretty much ruled out with d announcement dat kings of leon are playing slane next summer.  :(
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on October 29, 2010, 11:09:10 AM
I'd say Slane was never even remotely on the cards anyway, to be honest.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Promenade on October 29, 2010, 11:56:35 AM
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Looks like Slane is pretty much ruled out with d announcement dat kings of leon are playing slane next summer.  :(

You couldn't build the 360 stage at Slane - the ground is uneven and sloping in parts. Although not building the 360 stage would be a welcome move for u2...
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 29, 2010, 12:18:39 PM
U2 need to take some pointers from Take That in how to tour the UK.



Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: indiansummer on October 29, 2010, 02:43:58 PM
U2 looking to Take That for pointers, does anyone else feel a little queasy at that prospect.
The audience of Take That is a tad different to a U2 audience, so in terms of number of dates and demand for shows ,  they are not the same, and  I thank my lucky stars they are not the same.
In terms of returning , they do have a contract with Live Nation so you never know.
For the point of view of my wee part of the world , a lot of bands are playing Murrayfield in Edinburgh this year, a venue missed by U2 last time so I'm sure they could please their masters at Live Nation with a sell out show there and I'm sure there are plenty of other venues they could visit too with the same result.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: renno on October 29, 2010, 02:48:09 PM
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U2 need to take some pointers from Take That in how to tour the UK.





Not being funny but do you think there would be the same demand for U2 as there is for Take That in the Uk at the moment. Nobody even comes close to the concert demand of take that in the uk.

This is there tour

Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 30, 31)
City Of Manchester Stadium (June 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (14, 15)
Dublin Croke Park (18)
Glasgow Hampden Park (22, 23, 24)
Birmingham Villa Park (27, 28)
London Wembley Stadium (July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)


U2 wouldnt even come close to filling out those dates , 7 dates at wembley stadium :o
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: indiansummer on October 29, 2010, 03:14:26 PM
You're right it is daft to make any comparison between Take That and U2, they are actually not in the same markets, U2 are music artists, Take That are entertainers , and thus their appeal is from Grannies to wee lassies ! Whereas U2 appeal to music fans which is obviously a considerably smaller market.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 29, 2010, 07:34:15 PM
I don't know who the Take That are
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Crewboy on October 30, 2010, 09:40:07 PM
Plus throw into the mix that it's the first Take That tour with Robbie Williams joining the fold.

Ticket demand is going to be massive for that show in the UK.

It also makes it hard for U2 to probably book dates in the UK as well given the time frame the band needs in a venue for stage construction, performance and stage break down.

I guess they aren't kidding when they say Glasto is the only UK date for 2011.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: singnomore on October 31, 2010, 02:22:02 AM

This is there tour

Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 30, 31)
City Of Manchester Stadium (June 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (14, 15)
Dublin Croke Park (18)
Glasgow Hampden Park (22, 23, 24)
Birmingham Villa Park (27, 28)
London Wembley Stadium (July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)


U2 wouldnt even come close to filling out those dates , 7 dates at wembley stadium :o
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Ref Take That - the biggest insight here is the stadiums that may have used up their quotas - Foo Fighters are touring outside next year so I'm thinking that a UK (anyway) tour could be diminishing?
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 31, 2010, 06:30:28 AM
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U2 need to take some pointers from Take That in how to tour the UK.


I wasn't being serious.


Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: JTBaby on October 31, 2010, 11:44:37 AM
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I don't know who the Take That are

It's a regional phenomena which appeals primarily to the lower IQ masses which tend to inhabit said islands

;)

Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 31, 2010, 11:58:48 AM
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I don't know who the Take That are

It's a regional phenomena which appeals primarily to the lower IQ masses which tend to inhabit said islands

;)


ohhh thanks JTBaby ;)
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on October 31, 2010, 12:18:58 PM
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I don't know who the Take That are

Listen to Patience, Rule the World, and The Greatest Day.  You'll be a convert soon enough ;)

Don't listen to JTBaby; he probably worships at the feet of Jon Bon Jovi.




Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Miami66 on October 31, 2010, 12:27:17 PM
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I don't know who the Take That are

Listen to Patience, Rule the World, and The Greatest Day.  You'll be a convert soon enough ;)

Don't listen to JTBaby; he probably worships at the feet of Jon Bon Jovi.


But I like Bon Jovi  :-\
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: WelshGirl on October 31, 2010, 12:30:53 PM
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Plus throw into the mix that it's the first Take That tour with Robbie Williams joining the fold.

Ticket demand is going to be massive for that show in the UK.

It also makes it hard for U2 to probably book dates in the UK as well given the time frame the band needs in a venue for stage construction, performance and stage break down.

I guess they aren't kidding when they say Glasto is the only UK date for 2011.


Not sure why the Take That tour make it hard for U2 to book UK dates? The last UK Take That date is on July 9th, U2 are in the US until July 26th. Allowing for the claws to travel across the Atlantic, stage construction therefore wouldn't start until well into August. So unless Take That's stage takes several weeks to remove, no problem there.

I think someone else did mention that venues might have used up their quota of concerts with the Take That ones though, which is a whole different issue
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Falling At Your Feet on November 01, 2010, 10:25:30 AM
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Even if they were to return to Dublin, Croke Park would be out. 

The venue I'm told is only allowed 3 outside events per calendar year.  Take That just announced a show there.

Add to it....the neighborhood protesting all the noise from the 24 hour nonstop stage construction/breakdown...I'm sure the band took that into account as well.

Isn't there another stadium being built in the area though....I'm guessing they could play there if they decide to return to Ireland.

I'm not sure what the limit is on the number of Croke Park concerts per year, but it's not 3.
In 2009 Croke Park had 4 concerts , U2 did 3(July 2009), and Take That did 1(June 2009). Interesting to see that Take That have added a second gig for 2010.
Croke Park is out, not because of a limit on the number of concerts. It is out becasuse there has never been a concert at Croke Park during the months of August or September over the last 25 years. The venue is busy with sporting events during this period, and thats the most likely time for U2 to play Dublin, as they are tied up in the U.S. during all of June & July.

The Aviva is the only option for Dublin i'd say.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: aarong on November 01, 2010, 10:29:19 AM
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Even if they were to return to Dublin, Croke Park would be out. 

The venue I'm told is only allowed 3 outside events per calendar year.  Take That just announced a show there.

Add to it....the neighborhood protesting all the noise from the 24 hour nonstop stage construction/breakdown...I'm sure the band took that into account as well.

Isn't there another stadium being built in the area though....I'm guessing they could play there if they decide to return to Ireland.

I'm not sure what the limit is on the number of Croke Park concerts per year, but it's not 3.
In 2009 Croke Park had 4 concerts , U2 did 3(July 2009), and Take That did 1(June 2009). Interesting to see that Take That have added a second gig for 2010.
Croke Park is out, not because of a limit on the number of concerts. It is out becasuse there has never been a concert at Croke Park during the months of August or September over the last 25 years. The venue is busy with sporting events during this period, and thats the most likely time for U2 to play Dublin, as they are tied up in the U.S. during all of June & July.

The Aviva is the only option for Dublin i'd say.

and most probable venue
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: kevc on November 01, 2010, 12:47:38 PM
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U2 looking to Take That for pointers, does anyone else feel a little queasy at that prospect.
The audience of Take That is a tad different to a U2 audience, so in terms of number of dates and demand for shows ,  they are not the same, and  I thank my lucky stars they are not the same.
In terms of returning , they do have a contract with Live Nation so you never know.
For the point of view of my wee part of the world , a lot of bands are playing Murrayfield in Edinburgh this year, a venue missed by U2 last time so I'm sure they could please their masters at Live Nation with a sell out show there and I'm sure there are plenty of other venues they could visit too with the same result.


1st August 1987 the best U2 concert ever! what a day and what show!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Starman on November 01, 2010, 12:52:05 PM
I would hope they would play at Aviva instead of Croke Park, after all of the complaints. Plus that stadium is EPIC!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: kevc on November 01, 2010, 12:53:22 PM
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Plus throw into the mix that it's the first Take That tour with Robbie Williams joining the fold.

Ticket demand is going to be massive for that show in the UK.

It also makes it hard for U2 to probably book dates in the UK as well given the time frame the band needs in a venue for stage construction, performance and stage break down.

I guess they aren't kidding when they say Glasto is the only UK date for 2011.


Can't see U2 hitting the UK until late august / early september, i guess it would coincide with Euro 2012 qualifiers, which would make the likes of Murrayfield, Millenium stadium, Wembley stadium, twickenham, and a old trafford cricket stadium in the north as possibilities, so take that is an irrelevance in terms of dated and uk touring
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: kevc on November 01, 2010, 12:54:44 PM
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This is there tour

Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 30, 31)
City Of Manchester Stadium (June 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (14, 15)
Dublin Croke Park (18)
Glasgow Hampden Park (22, 23, 24)
Birmingham Villa Park (27, 28)
London Wembley Stadium (July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)


U2 wouldnt even come close to filling out those dates , 7 dates at wembley stadium :o

Ref Take That - the biggest insight here is the stadiums that may have used up their quotas - Foo Fighters are touring outside next year so I'm thinking that a UK (anyway) tour could be diminishing?
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Foo fighters are doing milton keynes bowl, if wembley is out, they will use twickenham
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: robbrecon72 on November 01, 2010, 01:54:24 PM
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This is there tour

Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 30, 31)
City Of Manchester Stadium (June 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (14, 15)
Dublin Croke Park (18)
Glasgow Hampden Park (22, 23, 24)
Birmingham Villa Park (27, 28)
London Wembley Stadium (July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)




U2 wouldnt even come close to filling out those dates , 7 dates at wembley stadium :o

Ref Take That - the biggest insight here is the stadiums that may have used up their quotas - Foo Fighters are touring outside next year so I'm thinking that a UK (anyway) tour could be diminishing?
[/quote]

in 2009 u2 played to 574,852 people in the UK/Ireland in only 8 shows.  that's half of Take That's tour of 25 shows to 1,000,000 people which is not bad at all considering Take That and Robbie Williams together are the two biggest UK acts of the past 20 years. 
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Springsteen82 on November 04, 2010, 02:29:37 PM
TT are bigger touring act in the UK than U2. But one must also factor in that TT are not big outside the UK and Ireland - so unlike bands such as U2 and Coldplay have the luxury of doing as many dates as they want in the UK as they don't have to work around a big schedule. It is correct however that with TT and Robbie as a joint force there is really no-one, possibly with the exception of a reformed Led Zep would could shift more tickets. 7 nights at Wembley is the same as MJ's record and more dates there are expected to be announced within days.

As far as the U2 tour coming back to the UK and Ireland. I had hoped they would headline Slane the weekend after Glasto as they would already have a non-360 show prepared for a big field. A more stripped down show. But now the KOL have Slane as early as a may U2 will not be playing. I am holding onto hope they will play the new Aviva Stadium though but I can't see them bringing the stage all the way over just to Ireland. My ideal choice would be a few intimate (by U2 standards) gigs in the O2 Arena in Dublin. Totally striped back and raw performance. One can dream. 8)
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on November 04, 2010, 05:08:41 PM
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It is correct however that with TT and Robbie as a joint force there is really no-one, possibly with the exception of a reformed Led Zep would could shift more tickets.  

No chance.

The only artist that could sell more tickets in the UK than a reformed Take That would be The Beatles, if John and George came down from the great gig in the sky.




Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on November 05, 2010, 10:11:00 AM
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It is correct however that with TT and Robbie as a joint force there is really no-one, possibly with the exception of a reformed Led Zep would could shift more tickets.  

No chance.

The only artist that could sell more tickets in the UK than a reformed Take That would be The Beatles, if John and George came down from the great gig in the sky.






For once, I agree.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Springsteen82 on November 06, 2010, 07:35:37 AM
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It is correct however that with TT and Robbie as a joint force there is really no-one, possibly with the exception of a reformed Led Zep would could shift more tickets.  

No chance.

The only artist that could sell more tickets in the UK than a reformed Take That would be The Beatles, if John and George came down from the great gig in the sky.






No chance? I think the 20 Million people who applied for tickets to their show in the O2 in London in 07 would beg to differ.  ;D   
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Tumbling Dice on November 06, 2010, 09:56:23 AM
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It is correct however that with TT and Robbie as a joint force there is really no-one, possibly with the exception of a reformed Led Zep would could shift more tickets.  

No chance.

The only artist that could sell more tickets in the UK than a reformed Take That would be The Beatles, if John and George came down from the great gig in the sky.






No chance? I think the 20 Million people who applied for tickets to their show in the O2 in London in 07 would beg to differ.  ;D   

20 Million people may have applied for 20,000 tickets to see a one off show in an arena.  That's not the same as over 1 Million people actually buying tickets to see 25 shows in football stadiums.


Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: singnomore on March 06, 2011, 11:48:46 AM
OK - so is this on or what? Who's got the inside track?
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: The Unknown Caller on March 06, 2011, 11:50:31 AM
I think we can safely call this 100% dependent on a new album this year, which in turn I think we can safely call dependent on an announcement by the start of the next leg in a few weeks.

Although if the new tour brings some interviews with "Wait and see very soon" nods- and I think we will definitely see new interviews as always- then we can postpone it for a little longer.
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: singnomore on March 06, 2011, 11:56:30 AM
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I think we can safely call this 100% dependent on a new album this year, which in turn I think we can safely call dependent on an announcement by the start of the next leg in a few weeks.

Although if the new tour brings some interviews with "Wait and see very soon" nods- and I think we will definitely see new interviews as always- then we can postpone it for a little longer.

So maybe I maybe no it sounds like
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: jayb77 on March 10, 2011, 12:08:46 PM
As the days tick by i think the chances of any dates in the UK are almost gone. The tickets for Wembley went on sale in mid march 2009 and i can't see them leaving it any longer this time around. If there's no news by the start of April then that's it for the 360 Tour!!  :(
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: Babyface1411 on March 11, 2011, 04:23:45 PM
I've just found this

http://www.hotnews.ro/stiri-esential-8383260-sorin-oprescu-stadionul-lia-manoliu-terminat-timp-aflu-vineri-seara-daca-u2-accepta-cante-bucuresti.htm

(you must use Google to translate)

Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: linasd on March 11, 2011, 04:27:05 PM
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I've just found this

http://www.hotnews.ro/stiri-esential-8383260-sorin-oprescu-stadionul-lia-manoliu-terminat-timp-aflu-vineri-seara-daca-u2-accepta-cante-bucuresti.htm

(you must use Google to translate)



:D Good sign!
Title: Re: Will the UK tour make it back to the UK, Ireland and Europe in 2011
Post by: singnomore on March 12, 2011, 01:35:15 AM
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I've just found this

http://www.hotnews.ro/stiri-esential-8383260-sorin-oprescu-stadionul-lia-manoliu-terminat-timp-aflu-vineri-seara-daca-u2-accepta-cante-bucuresti.htm

(you must use Google to translate)



:D Good sign!

Definitely sounds hopeful!