U2 Day Events


A listing of U2-related events around the world in celebration of the International Day of U2  (or U2 Day, for short) (September 25), including those activities specifically created for U2 Day or any happy coincidences.

International Day of U2 2020

Sept 17, 2020: The following are all the U2 events happening on or around September 25, 2020.  If you participate in any, please post about it on social media and use the hashtags #U2Day20 and #InternationalDayofU2 along with any others set up by the event. Check out my post for more details on U2 Day.

Let me know if you have any other U2 related events and I’ll post here! 

(Sept 22, 2020 – several new items added below, curtesy of https://www.u2andcoffee.com)

September 25, 2020:

Worldwide/Online:

Rattle And Hum Twitter Watch Party: Pop in your R&H dvd, press play at 4pm PST, and live tweet with the hashtags #U2getherAtHome, #U2Day20 and #InternationalDayOfU2.  Check out my post for timezone info and more details.

#U244Live: Flood the Internet with videos of your favorite live performances, post your vids and links using #U244Live! (organized by Jo – @madfl3a)

U2 Tshirt Day:  Wear your U2 tee and post a photo on social media with the hashtag #U2T0925 (and #U2Day20 and #InternationalDayOfU2 🙂 ) (Organized by Graham @joshthetree_)

Heartland by December: The magnificent band, December, is releasing their cover of U2’s Heartland in celebration of U2’s anniversary. Check out their website for ways to purchase the single.

The Garden Tarts: Tune in here for a special podcast episode by the lovely and vivacious Garden Tarts. (Organized by @the_gardentarts)

Donation/Volunteer Drive: This is my very informal annual invitation to anyone who has the means and desire to donate, volunteer, or take action in a campaign with one (or more) of U2’s favorite organizations, or your own favorite charity/NGO.  For ideas, check here for a list of 10 organizations supported by U2.  Don’t forget to share your favorite charity and donation with the hashtags #U2Day20 and #InternationalDayOfU2!

Brazil/Online:

YouTube Live Party: Tune in at 8:00 PM Brazil time to https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCHS1lhuy4eK1dCM27BQK3bg  for a YouTube live party.  DJs from a local radio station from São Paulo will play U2, a cover band will play, and people will share their U2 stories.  They will also have a qrcode for people to donate to a children with cancer hospital.  (Organized by Ultraviolet Fan Club Brazil)

September 26, 2020:

Calgary, Canada:

Acrobat: The U2 Tribute Show: Acrobat is playing a unique, COVID-responsible, U2 tribute concert on Sept 26.  The band will play their set from the indoor pool deck, while the audience watches from the safety of their hotel balconies!  Wish I could go! More information here.

Online:

A Celebration of The Unforgettable Fire Watch Party: @madfl3a and @rev_U2  are hosting a second #U2getherAtHome watch party – this one in celebration of the upcoming anniversary of the wonderous album, The Unforgettable Fire. YouTube playlist to be posted on their Twitter feeds, so go follow them now and then press play at 10am PST!  (More details on Jo’s blog here.)

Welcome to the Northside – Livestream of U2 Baby: The annual U2 party held at the Church bar in Dublin known as Welcome to the Northside will be streaming a live performance by U2 Baby.  Tune in here at 9pm London UK time. (Organized by @northside_fest and @theu2tributeuk)

International Day of U2 2019

Let me know if you have any U2 related events on or around September 25, 2019 and I’ll post here! #U2Day19 #InternationalDayofU2

Worldwide:

September 25, 2019: Donation/Volunteer Drive: This is my very informal annual invitation to anyone who has the means and desire to donate, volunteer, or take action in a campaign with one (or more) of U2’s favorite organizations, or your own favorite charity/NGO.  For ideas, check here for a list of 10 organizations supported by U2.

September 25, 2019: U2 Tshirt Day:  Wear your U2 tee and post a photo on social media with the hashtag #U2T0925 (and #U2Day19 and #InternationalDayOfU2 🙂 )

International Day of U2 2018

Let me know if you have any U2 related events on or around September 25, 2018 and I’ll post here! #U2Day18 #InternationalDayofU2

Worldwide:

September 25, 2018: Donation/Volunteer Drive – This is my very informal invitation to anyone who has the means and desire to donate, volunteer, or take action in a campaign with one (or more) of U2’s favorite organizations, or your own favorite charity/NGO.  For ideas, check here for a list of 10 organizations supported by U2.

September 25, 2018: U2Baby may do a Facebook Live of their rehearsal. Friend them on FB so you get notification!

Edmonton, Canada:

September 25, 2018: Fionn MacCool’s Pub at the City Centre Mall 5pm: A bunch of us fans are meeting up for a drinks and yummy food.  Come join us!

International Day of U2 2017

U2 Day Crowd#InternationalDayofU2 #U2Day17

Worldwide:

September 25, 2017: Donation/Volunteer Drive – This is my very informal invitation to anyone who has the means and desire to donate, volunteer, or take action in a campaign with one (or more) of U2’s favorite organizations, or your own favorite charity/NGO.  For ideas, check here for a list of 10 organizations supported by U2.

Dublin, Ireland:

September 23, 2017: U241 Welcome To The Northside – Zooropa (U2 tribute band) live – The Church

Edmonton, Canada:

September 5, 2017: Rattle and Hum – Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre) Live music performance by Cantoo @ 6:30PM. Film at 7PM.

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