Posts Tagged ‘Sydney’

Manic Street Preachers (Wales)

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The final match in the British and Irish Lions tour was preceded by the final show in the Manic Street Preachers‘ own tour, as the lads took to the stage at Sydney’s Hordern Pavillion on the eve of the 3rd Test. 


U2 360 – Sydney 2

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  After teasing fans with soundchecks of All I Want Is You and Love Rescue Me at both Brisbane and Sydney shows, it was time for the band to deliver.


U2 (Ireland) – Vertigo 2006

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U2′s Vertigo juggernaut travelled throughout Australia and New Zealand in 2006.


U2 Vertigo – Sydney 3

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“Three nights here. Never been done before. They say it will never be done again. But they also don’t think we’re coming back” As Bono spoke to the 3rd sold out night at Sydney’s Telstra Stadium, it’s hard not to think that the Irish folk quartet  would have happily been back for 4th and 5th [...]


U2 Vertigo – Sydney 2

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Pasty skin, bare legs and little to no sunscreen in Brisbane were replaced by a hat (courtesy of some friendly Queenslanders in Brisbane), buckets of blockout and jeans. Smart choice. The lineup itself was a shambles, queues at least 10 people wide and random moments when security would have us all “bunch up together”. The [...]


U2 (Ireland) – Popmart 1998

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U2 brought their Popmart monolith to Australia in February 1998, playing Waverley Park in Melbourne and the Sydney Football Stadium in Sydney.