U2 is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year by launching their brand new “U2: The Virtual Road” streaming concert series on their official YouTube Channel. The series will feature four concerts that will be broadcast for the first time and will be available to view for just 48 hours. Three of the shows– Slane, Red Rocks, and Mexico– have never been available digitally.
The series will kick-off on March 17th with the broadcast of U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle which celebrated the band’s return to the legendary Irish concert site on September 1, 2001. The second show in the series will be broadcast on March 25th featuring U2: Live At Red Rocks recorded on June 5, 1983, at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado on the band’s War Tour. On April 1st they will share their The PopMart Tour stop in Mexico City from December 1997 at the Foro Sol Stadium. April 10th will feature the launch of the band’s December 2015 concert where the band returned to Paris less than a month after the November 13th terrorist attacks on the city for two rescheduled shows. iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris marked the final performance on the tour.
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