46664 – The Concert

Bono, Beyonce, Dave Stewart and The Edge performed ‘American Prayer’ and ‘46664 Long walk to freedom’ at Capetown’s Greenpoint Stadium in South Africa on Saturday.


Audio at U2exit.com: American Prayer, 46664, One, Amandla

Bono introduced the initiater of the 46664 campaign, Nelson Mandela. The former president told the audience that people with AIDS “are serving a prison term for life.”

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Tour Deadlock

Is there dissension among the band regarding the format of the next tour? According to a spy for The Mirror, Bono and Larry want to do a stadium tour, whereas Adam and Edge feel an arena tour would be better. The spy told the tabloid, “Bono reckons they should stick to the stadiums playing to 70,000 people a night.”

The Boys Who Tried Wolf

It was a Friday night. And not just literally.

Three years to the day after musician and artist Gavin Friday narrated the Prokofiev classic “Peter and the Wolf” at Dublin Castle, with the orchestra from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, to benefit the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF), sixteen original paintings that were done for a companion book to Friday’s new musical version were auctioned to benefit the charity. On this spring-like November evening (Nov. 21), bidders and friends filled an intimate room at Christie’s New York in Rockefeller Center. They came to support the IHF as well as the hard work of the project’s engine.

Ruth Barohn reports for U2log.com with Christopher Conroy.

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Peter and the Wolf Auction

The night begins with Gavin. Gavin Friday is the person who conceived the “Peter and the Wolf” CD and book project to aid the Irish Hospice Foundation. His arrival at Christie’s in New York City tonight (Nov. 21) marked the beginning of the end of the project: the auction of the book’s illustrations, drawn by his friend Bono.

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