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Topic: Event

Mittwoch, 24. November 2004 The African Well Fund is pleased to have been designated recipient of all net proceeds from @U2’s Swinging to the Music pre-release listening parties which take place this Sunday, November 21st in Seattle, St. Louis and Boston. The parties are set to celebrate the release of U2’s new album How to Dismantle An Atomic Bomb. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to listen to the new album, which will be played at all three parties. [arrow more]

Samstag, 30. Oktober 2004 International U2 fan festival, inTO the Heart, is pleased to announce that proceeds from the event to be held in Toronto November 4-7, will benefit Amnesty International and local AIDS hospice, Casey House.

inTO the Heart is a non-profit event conceived by Greater Toronto Area U2 fans where fans from all over the globe can come together to celebrate U2’s music and vibe with a full weekend schedule of events including tribute concerts, U2 Idol, Special Guest BP Fallon and much more. [arrow more]

Freitag, 29. Oktober 2004 Then Toronto is the place to be next weekend, for the 'inTo the Heart U2 Fan Festival'.

'Whether you´re a casual U2 listener or you have ticket stubs dating back to 1980, join us for 'inTO the Heart' as Toronto fans welcome the world with the second annual U2 music festival by the fans, for the fans. [arrow more]

Dienstag, 26. Oktober 2004 In addition to other announcements made today, Apple has just introduced a special edition U2 iPod, as part of partnership between Apple, U2, and Universal Music Group. The new U2 iPod holds 5,000 songs (20GB) inside of a sleek black enclosure with a red Click Wheel and custom engraving of U2 band members.

"U2 and Apple have a special relationship where they can start to redefine the music business," said Jimmy Iovine, Chairman of UMG’s Interscope Geffen A&M Records."The iPod along with iTunes is the most complete thought that we’ve seen in music in a very long time."

"We want our audience to have a more intimate online relationship with the band, and Apple can help us do that," said U2 lead singer Bono. "With iPod and iTunes, Apple has created a crossroads of art, commerce and technology which feels good for both musicians and fans." [arrow more]


Mittwoch, 20. Oktober 2004 U2, ASH, ELVIS COSTELLO, DAVID HOLMES, IGGY POP and THE UNDERTONES are amongst the artists who feature in a photo exhibition opening in BELFAST today (October 20). [arrow more]

Montag, 18. Oktober 2004 Select members of the press on Monday received an invitation to to a special Apple event taking place at the California Theatre in San Jose, Calif. The theme of the event would appear to be musically-related and is capitalizing on Apple's recently unveiled iPod and iTunes Music Store promotion with legendary rock band U2, judging from the invitation received by MacCentral. "Steve Jobs, Bono and The Edge invite you to attend a special event," reads the top of the invitation. The invitation-only event is scheduled to take place at 10AM Pacific Time on October 26, 2004. [arrow more]

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