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Old 03-05-23, 11:21 PM
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

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Which is weird, because many of their live versions are improvements over their album versions.
IMHO, every song on the Under A Blood Red Sky EP is an improvement over its studio version. Bad is another song that is better live, as well.

OTOH, their live versions of Pride (In The Name Of Love) and nearly all of the songs on The Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby albums are not as good as their studio versions.


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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Regardless, U2 always puts on a great show, so I will be there!
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Yeah if anyone hears when tickets are going on sale, please post here.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Originally Posted by Damfino
Regardless, U2 always puts on a great show, so I will be there!
So true! I've seen them live, as well ...
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Go back to the place where the music began.

Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming with Dave Letterman, an Original documentary special, is streaming March 17 on #DisneyPlus.

U2’s Bono and the Edge make a return to Dublin with Dave Letterman, reflecting on their journey as musicians and friends.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Yeah that looks great!
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Yeah, I'm looking forward to seeing that ...

In addition to the other artists shown in the 'Songs you like or love' thread, Bono & The Edge appeared on Spectacle as well. They performed a mashup of Pump It Up / Get On Yer Boots with Costello & The Imposters and an acoustic version of Stay (Faraway, So Close), the latter of which feels very much in the spirit of the A Sort Of Homecoming trailer ...


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Stay (Faraway, So Close) is low-key one of my favorite songs of theirs, along with Ultraviolet (Light My Way). Both are absolutely brilliant compositions.
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Agreed. I'd add Walk On, Red Hill Mining Town, One Tree Hill, Bad, and '40' to that, as well.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

I don't get why that U2 special is not on Netflix when Letterman has a series on Netflix?
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Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca
I don't get why that U2 special is not on Netflix when Letterman has a series on Netflix?
I assume it's U2's show with their option to decide distribution, not Letterman's. He's just hired talent.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Rumor is that the dates and ticket announcements are coming tomorrow, Pre-sale starting Wednesday and general sales starting Friday. Apparently it will be Friday and Saturday shows, with the possibility of adding Wednesday night shows if ticket sales are robust. Dates look like October and November for now
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

It's happening!


'U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere', a first-of-its-kind live music experience will see the world's biggest rock band launch the world's most cutting-edge venue, Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas.


Today the following dates have been announced - Friday Sept. 29th, Saturday, Sept. 30th, Thursday, Oct. 5th, Saturday, Oct. 7th and Sunday, Oct. 8th.

Tickets for this run of shows will be in high demand, therefore Verified Fan will be used to ensure more tickets get into the hands of fans who want to go to the show, not buyers looking to resell them.


Register Now For Verified Fan Presale


Fans who previously signed up for Verified Fan for U2 are automatically registered for the opportunity to participate in the presale. Registration for Verified Fan will close Wednesday, April 26 at 10am ET. Fans who are selected to receive an access code will be able to participate in the Verified Fan presale starting Thursday, April 27.

U2.com subscriber? Your presale begins today and runs till Wednesday. (Look for the separate email with all details in your inbox.) There's still time to become a subscriber and gain first-access to tickets through Ticketmaster Request. Subscriber window presale closes Wednesday.)

You can bundle your tickets with exclusive travel and hotel packages through Vibee, which may include priority entry into the U2:UV Fan Portal and limited edition U2 memorabilia.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

I am shocked that they only announced two weekends, 5 shows. They have the vebmnue blocked out every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night in October and November. Figured they'd announce a bunch of dates. Maybe they are just going to roll this out slowly. Can't believe they would take a Super Bowl ad out for a five night engagement.
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yeah thats a bit weird, I requested 3 weekend days as a Fan Club member 250 ea for GA floor
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Originally Posted by Decker
I am shocked that they only announced two weekends, 5 shows. They have the venue blocked out every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night in October and November. Figured they'd announce a bunch of dates. Maybe they are just going to roll this out slowly. Can't believe they would take a Super Bowl ad out for a five night engagement.
They just filled out the rest of October with a bunch of shows.
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

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They just filled out the rest of October with a bunch of shows.
What shows? U2 shows or that Darren Aronofsky show?
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What shows? U2 shows or that Darren Aronofsky show?
U2: October 5, 7, 8,11, 13, 14, 18, 20, 21 & 25
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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

Do we have to change our Verified Fan Registration? Or are we able to buy tickets to any show if available?
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Do we have to change our Verified Fan Registration? Or are we able to buy tickets to any show if available?
The fan club presale requires you to resubmit a new request only if you want one of the new dates. I don't think this affects the verified fan sale. But if you are spending a grand, spending another $50 for the fan club makes more sense
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The fan club presale requires you to resubmit a new request only if you want one of the new dates. I don't think this affects the verified fan sale. But if you are spending a grand, spending another $50 for the fan club makes more sense
If I join today I get priority?
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DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, ADDITIONAL 7 DATES ANNOUNCED FOR U2:UV ACHTUNG BABY, LIVE AT SPHERE.

SEP 29 & 30. OCT 05, 07, & 08.
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OCT 11, 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, & 25.

U2.com paid subscribers may submit a new Ticketmaster Request to override their original choices, now through Wednesday, April 26 at 7AM PT. If the originally requested dates are still preferred, no additional action is required.

Fans who previously signed up for Ticketmaster Verified Fan for U2 are automatically registered for the opportunity to participate in the presale for all dates. Verified Fan registration is open through Wednesday, April 26 at 7AM PT.

VIP and hotel packages for the newly announced dates will be available beginning today, April 25 at 6PM PT.

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Re: U2 "Achtung Baby" Vegas shows

What's the range of ticket prices, BTW?
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What's the range of ticket prices, BTW?
I think standard tickets are $140 - $600.
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I go to a lot of shows, I recently bought $300 tickets to 3 different shows this past week. When placing the order for the U2 tickets for the fan presale, there are several checkboxes before you could submit your order request, one of which is that if your card is denied, you will not get tickets. For some reason, my citi card decided to decline this purchase. I have to wonder if it was clearly marked as coming from Ticketmaster (which should look like a normal purchase habit for me) or if some advanced software at the bank detected hundreds of these orders being placed at one time across many accounts, and flagged them all. Regardless, my chances of my order going through is very low at this point even though I notified them that this was not fraudulent within a couple minutes of the notification. I would have ended up with 2 GA floor tickets for $500 which wasn't a terrible price, I was actually worried about getting the first level seats which would have cost more than $1000 for the pair.


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