U2 360 Sheffield, August 20, 2009

U2’s Sheffield concert at Don Valley Stadium will be broadcast live on various radio stations around the UK and online at QThemusic.com, and – for subscribers – at U2.com. There will a pre-show interview with the band, a reveal of a Top 10 U2 chart (the band’s best loved songs as voted for by listeners) and live reports from the gig. Starts at 7pm GMT.

Check out this set on Flickr for a view of the stage as it was being built in Don Valley.

  1. Breathe
  2. No Line on the Horizon
  3. Get On Your Boots
  4. Magnificent
  5. Beautiful Day (snippet: Blackbird)
  6. Elevation
  7. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
  8. Happy Birthday
  9. Stuck in a moment you can’t get out of
  10. Unknown Caller
  11. The Unforgettable Fire
  12. City of Blinding Lights
  13. Vertigo
  14. I’ll go crazy if I don’t go crazy tonight (remix)
  15. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  16. Pride
  17. MLK
  18. Walk On
  19. Where the streets have no name
  20. One
  21. Mysterious Ways
  22. Ultra Violet (light my way)
  23. With or without you
  24. Moment of surrender

Bono and The Edge on Absolute Radio

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Thanks to Absolute Radio UK for the heads up on their video of Bono and The Edge’s recent interview with them. And you can download the full audio podcast too.

U2 at the Beeb for their Live Lounge session

U2 arrive at BBC Radio 1

U2 are special guests at BBC Radio including a special Live Lounge session on BBC Radio 1.

The band will be performing three tracks for a Radio 1 Live Lounge session in Jo Whiley’s daytime show from 10.00am. Later today on BBC Radio 2, Chris Evans will play host to U2 on his drivetime show at 5.00pm, interviewing all four members of U2 about the secrets of their success, from their formation in Dublin in 1976, to nine number one albums in the UK and 22 Grammy Awards.

A number of lucky Radio 1 listeners will be able to watch the band live at the BBC Radio Theatre. U2log.com hopes to be able to bring you a special report from inside the theatre.

Update: The band played Get On Your Boots, Beautiful Day und Breathe on the Jo Whiley show. They also recorded Magnificent for another show. See also U2tour.de twitpics.

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