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April 09, 2018
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Latest U2 Tour News & Rumors
With opening night just nine days away, U2's plans to incorporate augmented reality into the Experience + Innocence tour are becoming clearer. Tonight the band announced the availability of a new mobile app called U2 Experience that's available free for both iOS and Android devices. A U2.com email promoting the app offers the most detailed explanation of how the app will work:
#U2eiTour will see a specially curated AR scene-setter -- triggered by the 100-foot-long LED wall running the length of the arena floor -- herald the band's arrival on stage. Then check out the opening song... for a live show experience you can share with all your friends, as well as thousands of other fans at the show.
Once downloaded, the app asks for access to your device's camera and invites you to test it out by pointing the camera at any image of the Songs Of Experience album cover. When you do that, Bono's image appears as if he's coming out of the album cover and he sings a short bit of "Love Is All We Have Left." (see image above)
The band's plans to use AR on the tour first came to light a month ago when tour director Willie Williams mentioned it to Rolling Stone magazine in a brief tour preview.
U2's upcoming Experience + Innocence tour will be "the first concert tour to incorporate augmented reality." That's a quote attributed to Willie Williams in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine, which includes a preview of several 2018 tours. U2's longtime tour designer also says the E+I tour "staging takes that of its predecessor to a new level," referring not to last year's Joshua Tree 2017 tour, but the 2015 indoor Innocence + Experience tour.
Deena Dietrich tweeted the brief U2 E+I tour bit earlier today, which says U2 plans to play longer sets and tells fans to expect plenty of new songs, hits and "rarities that the band is excited to be playing live for the first time." Here's the full Rolling Stone bit from Deena's tweet.
U2 added two more dates to the North American leg of the Experience + Innocence Tour this morning: May 19 in Omaha, Nebraska and July 3 in Uncasville, Connecticut. The capacity of Uncasville's Mohegan Sun Casino arena is only 10,000, making this the smallest arena the band will be performing in for the North American leg of the tour.
General ticket sales begin March 9 for Uncasville and March 12 for Omaha at 10 a.m. local time.
For additional details, visit U2.com.
U2.com has announced a fourth night in Milan for U2's Experience + Innocence tour on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Tickets will go on general sale on Friday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. local time.
The presale for subscribers starts Wednesday, Feb. 14 (10 a.m. for eXPERIENCE group and noon for iNNOCENCE Group) and runs until Thursday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m.
U2 announced more shows for the band's European leg of the Experience + Innocence Tour:
U2.com stated for Paris ticketing: "A presale for U2.com subscribers will open this Tuesday, Feb 6th at 10am (local time), and run until Thursday Feb 8th, at 5pm. Subscribers who have not yet used their unique ticketing code in presales for U2eiTour dates may purchase up to two tickets for this show." Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. for Paris.
U2.com stated for Belfast ticketing: "A presale for U2.com subscribers to the second Belfast show will open next Tuesday, 6th February at 9am (local time), and run until Thursday 8th February at 5pm. Subscribers who have not yet used their unique ticketing code in presales for #U2eiTour dates may purchase up to two tickets with their unused codes with this pre-sale. All General Admission floor tickets will be paperless and available online or from 9am on February 9th February at the venue box office only. Reserved seating tickets will also be available to purchase from 9am on Friday 9th February both online and via Ticketmaster outlets across the country."
Ticketmaster Ireland announced two additional Dublin dates for U2's Experience + Innocence Tour. The extra shows will take place at 3Arena on November 9 and 10. Tickets will go onsale to the general public on Friday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. local time. According to Hot Press, these two dates are final for Dublin. As it stand now, Dublin will conclude the current Experience + Innocence European leg schedule.
According to U2.com, Experience fanclub members with unused presale codes can purchase tickets for the two new dates. The presale schedule for Innocence members is the same as the November 5 and 6 shows.
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