U2 go Holmes

DJ and producer David Holmes will DJ a set at U2’s after-show party for their U23D film premiere in Dublin, Holmes has told Irish music magazine Hot Press.

The band invited Holmes to DJ at their after-show party after the European launch of U23D at Cineworld in Dublin on February 20. The party will be held at the Jameson Distillery.

Read more at Hot Press

Playing Wolf

Bono and The Edge were in playful spirits at the “Peter and the Wolf” exhibit launch in Dublin last week, as these photos show. At the launch, Gavin Friday explained to the media how Bono and his daughters got involved in the Peter and the Wolf project.

“I was actually out in Bono’s for lunch and the kids were going mental as kids do on a Sunday,” said Friday. “I had a rough mix of the recording and I put it on to see if the children liked it and if they related to it — and they all loved it, especially my godchild Eve. And two months later, Bono, Jordan and Eve were painting away for the book.”

  • Photos from exhibit launch in London
  • BBC coverage (includes video)
  • Bono attends Wolf launch

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    Bono, Gavin Friday and Marie Donnelly (Irish Hospice) attended the ‘invitation only’ launch of Bono’s Peter and the Wolf paintings exhibition at City Hall in Dublin on Friday evening. Introduced by Barry Devlin, Gavin thanked everybody involved, as did Marie Donnelly. Bono then read from a prepared speech.

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