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Sonny Bono of hippy pop duo Sonny And Cher
writes in his diary, "It's a new year, and I think it's going to be a different year. It's time, not just for us, but for all people. For some reason I feel I have been chosen to fight for the salvation of Man."
record an appearance on the Late Late Show at RTE tv studios, Dublin, Eire.
play to an audience of eighty people in the 270-capacity Bijou Caf
New Year's Day by U2
enters the UK singles chart, where it will give them
their first Top 10 hit, peaking at No10.
Junior's Place, a celebrated juke joint in Chulahoma, Mississippi, USA, burns to the ground. Jumior's had been opened (and run for many years) by blues guitarist, songwriter and singer Junior Kimborough
. It attracted blues fans and musicians from all over the world, including members of U2
, The Rolling Stones
and The Black Keys
play at the Twickenham Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, supported by Interpol
play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play the second of two nights at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
play at Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their Vertigo tour, U2
play at GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
play at The Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
play at The Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Live8 Concert in Hyde Park, London, England, UK, is opened by Paul McCartney
performing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, followed by among others Coldplay
, Elton John
, Annie Lennox
, Scissor Sisters
, Snoop Dogg
, Joss Stone, Stereophonics, Sting, Robbie Williams
, REM, Velvet Revolver
, Bob Geldof
, The Killers
, Mariah Carey
and Snow Patrol
, before Pink Floyd
took the stage as the penultimate act of the night.
play the first of four non-consecutive nights at the Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Dahsboard Confessional.
City authorities in Barcelona, Spain, Europe, announce that they may fine U2
for excessive volume during rehearsals in the District of Les Corts for their latest world tour. The band allegedly rehearsed until midnight with sound levels measured at up to 70 decibels.
U2's 360 tour
plays the second of three nights at Croke Park, Dublin, Eire.
On their 360 Degree
play the second of two nights in Casa Arena, Horsens, Denmark, Europe, supported by Snow Patrol
Bono of U2
makes a surprise appearance, singing with Belgian-Congolese artist Baloji
, at a ranch in La Quinta, near Indio, California, USA. The occasion is the Rolling Stone Rock Room launch party for Diesel+Edun's Studio Africa, a series of events bringing African and Western musicians together.
Bono and The Edge of U2
attend the 1000th performance of the theatre show Spiderman - Turn Off The Dark" at The Foxwoods Theater, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
Bono of U2
attends the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala in Palm Springs, California, USA.
, Bono and The Edge of U2
and Sean Combs
are among the music celebrities attending The Weinstein Company And Netflix's 2014 Golden Globes After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Innocence And Experience
cancel tonight's gig at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, after a man claiming to be an off-duty police officer is discovered carrying a gun in the venue.