U2 teases the launch of a four-concert broadcast on YouTube

U2 has something planned for St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow. The Virtual Road is a series of four concerts that will be available on YouTube. The audio has been remastered and the video has been upscaled to HD. Each concert will also open with new performances four other Irish acts: Dermot Kennedy, Fontaines DC, Carla Morrison, and Feu Chatterton.

The gigs are as follows:

  1. 17th March 19:30 GMT – U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle Dublin 2001 with support from @Dermot Kennedy​ – https://youtu.be/8stMaExq3as
  2. 25th March 19:30 PST –U2: Live at Red Rocks 1983 with support from @Fontaines DC​ – https://youtu.be/q3y412weZcg
  3. 1st April 19:30 CST – Popmart: Live from Mexico City 1997 with support from @Carla Morrison​ – https://youtu.be/0kLO5EKnvJg
  4. 10th April 19:30 CET – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris 2015 with support from @FeuChatterton​ – https://youtu.be/0UgekII9L6Y

Here’s a trailer.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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