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Live Review and Photo Gallery: U2 at United Center

Live Review and Photo Gallery: U2 at United Center

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

U2 United Center, Chicago Tuesday, May 22, 2018 A mere three years ago, U2 set up shop at the United Center for five nights to unveil its ambitious “iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE” concept, accompanied by a boundary-breaking, technologically-innovative visual assault. Bono and the boys then pressed “pause” on the project to celebrate the 30thanniversary of *The […]

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Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Soldier Field, Chicago, IL Saturday, June 3, 2017 Reviewed by Jeff Elbel Veteran Irish rockers U2 took a detour from the road to their upcoming Songs of Experience project in order to revisit the “desert songs” that put them firmly on the map. The band’s first night at Soldier Field […]

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Photo Gallery: U2 @ United Center

Photo Gallery: U2 @ United Center

| June 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Got to admit they’re feeling better…

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Digital Divide: February 2012

Digital Divide: February 2012

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Having a lot of buzz surrounding a film doesn’t always mean big box office. For all of the critical acclaim surrounding Drive, the returns didn’t match the hype. Unfortunate – as Drive is one of the best films of 2011.

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U2 live!

U2 live!

| July 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

At a Grammy Awards ceremony a decade ago, U2 frontman Bono proclaimed that his band was “reapplying for the job of the best band in the world.” In order to accomplish this Herculean task, the Irish quartet would fall back on a dependable approach, specifically aping their own sound for maximum impact. The side effects, […]

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Digital Divide: July 2010

Digital Divide: July 2010

| July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Man With No Name Trilogy MGM For a good part of film history, the western genre always seemed curiously out of place. Not because it wasn’t worthy subject matter, but because the execution never seemed right. The settings, old-timey enough to be sure, but too clean, too pristine to be believable. The heroes and […]

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U2 live!

U2 live!

| September 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Soldier Field, Chicago Saturday, September 12, 2009 For the longest time, the mega arena rock show was a tired cliche. The symbol of bloated excess reserved for a rock hierarchy that had not only lost touch with the fans, but seemed to see touring as a cash grab. However, with 1991’s Zoo TV tour, U2 […]

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File: April 2009

File: April 2009

| April 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

File 2009 Not Quite Better Than The Real Thing Under a shroud of secrecy not seen since the Bush Administration . . . O.K., that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but on Tuesday, March 11th, U2 — arguably the biggest band on the planet — were ushered onto the famed Metro’s stage. Unfortunately, […]

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