U2 to perform at Berlin Brandenburger gate, November 5

U2 are set to perform a ‘free ticketed’ gig in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate next Thursday, November 5.
The gig will be part of of the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards, as a part of it will be beamed into the awards show, held at the O2 World in Berlin.
Paul McGuinness on U2.com:
‘It’ll be an exciting spot to be in, 20 years almost to the day since the wall came down.’ said Paul McGuinness, U2’s manager. ‘Should be fun.’
Tickets to attend ‘MTV EMAs present U2 at the Brandenburg Gate’ will be free of charge and available here from 0900 (CET) on Wednesday 28 October 2009.

Berlin welcomes U2, February 09
Berlin welcomes U2, February '09

U2 live on French TV – U2log.com was there

The French TV channel Canal + had been preparing for this for a week: the welcoming of U2 as very special guests of the daily show “Le Grand Journal”. This show has become a reference for political and cultural events, a talk show offering one of the most state-of-the-art musical set.

Monday evening’s show was an exceptional event, since U2 had never done any live performance on any French television set before. Canal + was totally themed around U2 for the night, even broadcasting their advertising jingles under the colors and design of U2.

Read the full rapport by U2log.com editor Fabienne