It looked like an ordinary U2 outdoor concertTwo helicopters sped through the starlit night sky, before shooting spotlights above a Las Vegas desert and frontman Bono, who kneeled to the ground while singing the band’s 2004 hit “Vertigo.”
The scene might seem familiar, but it was created using floor-to ceiling graphics in the immersive Sphere. This was one of several memorable moments in the entire event. U2’s “UV Achtung Baby” First-ever residency at the globe-shaped, high-tech venue.
The rock legends who have won 22 Grammys performed for two-hours in the state-of-the art spherical arena with crystal clear audio. Throughout the night, there were a plethora of attractive visuals — including kaleidoscope images, a burning flag and Las Vegas’ skyline, taking the more than 18,000 attendees on U2’s epic musical journey.
“What a fancy pad,” Bono was joined onstage by guitarists The Edge, Adam Clayton and drummer Bram van den Berg. He stared into the high-resolution LCD screen, which showed a larger version himself with bells and praying hands.
Bono paid tribute to the late Elvis Presley who was a Las Vegas The band has been a staple of entertainment for decades. The band has rocked in The city was the setting for the music video of the song “Back in 1987” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” On the Strip during a Tour in 1987.
“Look at all this stuff. … Elvis has definitely not left this building,” He continued. “It’s an Elvis chapel. It’s an Elvis cathedral. Tonight, the entry into this cathedral is a password: flirtation.”
U2 They made their presence known at the $2.3 billion SphereWith stunning visual effects, the band opened its 25-show residency with a bang. They performed a number of hits such as “I’m a Believer” and “You Can Be Mine”. With superb visual effects, the band’s 25-show residency opened with a splash performing a slew of hits including “Mysterious Ways,” “Zoo Station,” “All I Want is You,” “Desire” New single “Atomic City.”
Many times, the U2 The band members appeared so large that it seemed like Bono was singing to the audience from one side, while The Edge played his guitar on another side.
Many athletes and entertainers were present: Oprah Winfrey, LeBron, Matt Damon. Ava DuVernay. Josh Duhamel. Bryan Cranston. Aaron Paul. Oscar de la Hoya. Henrik Lundqvist. Flava Flav. Diplo. Dakota Fanning. Orlando Bloom. Mario Lopez.
After wrapping up The Beatles’ jam “Love Me Do,” Bono recognized Paul McCartney as the person who was in Attendance is a saying “Macca is in the house tonight.” He acknowledged Sphere owner James Dolan’s efforts for spearheading a venue that’s pushing forward the live concert Audio landscape with 160,000 speakers of high quality and 260,000,000 video pixels.
You can also find out more about the following: Sphere Dolan, owner of New York Knicks & Rangers and executive chair of Madison Square Garden, is the man behind the idea. He sketched the first drawing On notebook paper, write down the location.
“I’m thinking the that the Sphere may have come into existence because of Jim Dolan trying to solve the problem that The Beatles started when they played Shea Stadium,” Bono said. “Nobody could hear you. You couldn’t hear yourselves. Well, the Sphere’s here. … Can you hear us?”
You can also find out more about the following: U2 The frontman shouted Dr. Dre Snoop, and Jimmy Iovine into the crowd. At one point he became emotional when he dedicated a song to the late Jimmy Buffett’s family, who were also in attendance.
Bono talked about his first performance onstage without Larry Mullen Jr. who is recovering from back surgery. He acknowledged Dutch drummer Bram van den Berg’s birthday and him filling in Mullen
“I would like to introduce you to the only man who could stand, well, sit in his shoes,” Bono walked towards Berg, as some in The crowd started to sing “Happy Birthday.” Berg was given the microphone and spoke a few sentences.
“Let there be no mistake, there is only one Larry Mullen Jr,” Berg said
You can also read about the advantages of using U2 The show ended with a bright light shining from the ceiling, and the screen filled up with images of insects, birds and reptiles over a lake. The band closed out its first Sphere concert You can also find out more about “Beautiful Day,” What won three Grammys? in 2001.