March 17th 2021 U2 are launching a video project on their YouTube Channel.
The project is called “The Virtual Road”.
The series is described as “YouTube Music presents U2: The Virtual Road , a series of four legendary concerts broadcast on the band’s channel for the first time to mark U2′s celebrated live journey over the last four decades. With remastered audio and enhanced high definition, each concert broadcast will open with an all-new and exclusive support performance”.
According to LouderSound.com the band said of the shows “Every show is memorable for us but these four particularly so… It’s exciting to be on the road again… Embracing all the wonder of the virtual road…”
“The series will showcase four of U2′s most legendary performances from over their four-decade career, kicking off on March 17 with the band’s 2001 concert at Slane Castle in County Meath. It will be the first time ever that three of the concerts (Slane, Red Rocks and Mexico) have been made available digitally, and they will remain available to watch online for 48 hours after their broadcast.”
Watch the trailer below and below that, the shows themselves.
25th March 19:30 PST –U2: Live at Red Rocks June 5th 1983
1st April 19:30 CST – Popmart: Live from Mexico City December 3rd 1997
10th April 19:30 CET – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris December 7th 2015