In a Tremendous Bowl business final night time, Irish rock band U2 introduced that their return to reside music will coincide with the extremely anticipated opening of the MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas.
After a four-year absence, U2 is taking the stage this fall for U2:UV Achtung Child Reside on the Sphere as the primary act to carry out on the new 17,500-seat venue. Though actual dates for the residency haven’t been introduced, followers can register now to be the primary to seek out out about present dates and ticket info by way of Reside Nation’s Verified Fan.
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Becoming a member of Bono, the Edge, and Adam Clayton at MSG Sphere, Bram van den Berg will sit in for drummer and founding member Larry Mullen Jr. whereas he undergoes surgical procedure this yr.
In a press launch, U2 addressed their followers as “the fifth member of the band” and expressed how a lot they didn’t need to allow them to down. “Backside line, U2 hasn’t performed reside since December 2019 and we have to get again on stage and see the faces of our followers once more,” the assertion continued. “And what a novel stage they’re constructing for us on the market within the desert…. We’re the proper band, Achtung Child the proper album, and the Sphere the proper venue to take the reside expertise of music to the following stage.”
On Sunday, U2 followers additionally acquired to listen to a brand new rendition of the 1991 Achtung Child track “One” (which can be on their forthcoming 40-track LP Songs of Give up — out March 17) in the course of the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Yr presentation.
Watch U2’s Full Residency Announcement Video
About MSG Sphere at The Venetian
With roughly 17,500 seats and a scalable capability as much as 20,000 visitors, MSG Sphere at The Venetian will grow to be the venue of alternative for all kinds of content material, together with Sphere experiences, live performance residencies, product launches, and marquee occasions. Along with the world’s highest decision LED display screen, MSG Leisure has developed a multi-layered audio system – Sphere Immersive Sound – geared up with hundreds of audio system that make the most of beamforming know-how to ship focused, crystal-clear and constant audio to each seat in the home. The venue can even function 4D multi-sensory applied sciences akin to immersive seating, evocative scents and altering temperatures, to take experiential storytelling to a wholly new stage. The impactful exosphere, exterior display screen contains a totally programmable show, the most important LED display screen on Earth. MSG Sphere on the Venetian is scheduled to open Fall 2023.