YouTube streams entire U2 concert live < Streaming | Henry Villadiego

New York - Giants Stadium | U2.comThis Sunday, October 25th, U2 is playing live in your living room.  Provided you have your HDTV connected to the internet, U2ube, the clever moniker for this historic event, will allow you to take advantage of the Irish super group’s latest marketing effort in support of the current U2 360° Tour.

U2 has teamed up with YouTube to stream the band’s Los Angeles concert free of charge on Oct. 25.

The event, which takes place Sunday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, kicks off at 8:30 p.m. and will be broadcast live and made available in the U.S., England, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, Japan, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Mexico, India, Israel, South Korea and the Netherlands.

U2 to stream concert on YouTube – Entertainment News, Music News, Media – Variety

The press release on U2.com mentions that the critically acclaimed tour is “managed in partnership with” LiveNation and also that this wasn’t a spur of the moment idea.

U2 manager Paul McGuinness said, “The band has wanted to do something like this for a long time.”

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Taking a look at some of the new features that Live Nation has been rolling out

you can see that Live Nation is using a well-rounded Web 2.0 approach to leap their competition.  Time will tell if live  internet streaming will be the next step in enticing concert goers to use Live Nation’s services to enjoy their  favorite music acts.  For this weekend at least, the concert may be right in your own home.  Happy viewing.

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One Response to “YouTube streams entire U2 concert live < Streaming | Henry Villadiego”

  1. Henry Villadiego Says:

    Entire show is no longer available, but you can visit U2’s Official channel on YouTube

    http://www.youtube.com/user/U2official

    and watch “eleven of the best moments from the show.”
    Happy viewing.

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