U2 to stream concert live on YouTube

Bono of U2 (Photo: U2)

Bono of U2 (Photo: AP)

Rock superstars U2 has announced that their Los Angeles concert at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Sunday will be streamed live on YouTube. The band’s manager Paul McGuinness said that U2 had “wanted to do something like this for a long time”.  “Fans often travel long distances to come to see U2 – this time U2 can go to them, globally”, he said.

On Sunday October 25, the band will play live in Los Angeles. The webcast will begin at 8:30pm Los Angeles time. For more information, visit the bands official YouTube channel.  YouTube.com/U2

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U2, Kid Rock, Rhianna To Appear at Grammys

U2, Kid Rock, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, and Rihanna are the latest performers announced for the 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards. They join previously announced performers Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne, Paul McCartney (with special guest drummer Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters), Katy Perry, Radiohead, T.I. and Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West in a special performance of their hit single “Swagga Like Us.” Actor Simon Baker (CBS’ “The Mentalist”), actor/musician Jack Black, current three-time GRAMMY nominee Duffy, current nominee Josh Groban, three-time GRAMMY-winning jazz musician and current nominee Charlie Haden, actor Samuel L. Jackson and Academy Award®-winning actress and current GRAMMY nominee Gwyneth Paltrow will appear as presenters. The music industry’s premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 8, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, on Twitter at “theGRAMMYs,” on Facebook at “The Recording Academy,” on YouTube at “51stGRAMMYs,” and on Last.fm at “the51stgrammys.” Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.

souce: business wire