U2 has added seven shows to its first run of “U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere” thanks to high demand of more than 1 million ticket requests. The shows mark the concert debut of the MSG-built and operated Sphere, billed as the most technologically advanced venue in the world.
As with the first round of dates, U2 fans are directed to register with Verified Fan to get in on the new onsale.
U2.com subscribers will have first access to tickets through Ticketmaster Request, open now until Wednesday, April 26 at 10 am ET. During this period, U2.com subscribers can sign into their Ticketmaster account, pick up to three shows and rank in order of preference, request up to four tickets and select the type of tickets preferred.
To complete their request, fans will enter payment details and will only be charged if the request can be fulfilled. Requests will only be fulfilled for up to one show and up to four tickets. Fans will be notified via email of their request status, and if fulfilled will be provided a link to claim their tickets.
U2.com subscribers who already selected shows from the originally announced dates are now able to go back into Ticketmaster Request and submit a new request which will cancel and overwrite their previous three choices.
If any tickets remain, they will be sold during a general onsale starting Friday, April 28 at 10 am at Ticketmaster.com. On sale times will vary, check the Ticketmaster listing for more information.
In an effort to help minimize resale and keep ticket prices at face value for fans, GA floor tickets for “U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere” will be restricted from transfer. They may only be resold at the original purchase price.
Fans will still have protection against unforeseen circumstances. Those who purchase tickets and are no longer able to attend their show will be able to sell their tickets at the price they paid using the Ticketmaster Face Value Exchange.
RED ZONE: At each U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere performance, 50 tickets to experience the show from an exclusive VIP riser will be made available for purchase benefitting (RED), the organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to fight AIDS and the injustices that enable pandemics to thrive.
“We’re so grateful once again to U2 for their generosity. And we’re very excited that each U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere performance will feature an iconic (RED) Zone, which lets fans choose (RED) and save lives while enjoying the show with an excellent view of the stage”, said Jennifer Lotito, President and COO of (RED). “Over the years, U2’s generosity has delivered nearly $23 million for (RED)’s fight to end AIDS. Thanks to U2 and U2 fans everywhere for helping (RED) make preventable and treatable disease preventable and treatable for everyone.”
VIP: VIP and Hotel packages for the newly added dates will be available starting today at 6p PT/ 9p ET through Vibee . Vibee, the new music-led destination experience company founded by Live Nation, is the exclusive Hotel Package and VIP Experience provider for U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere. Vibee has fans covered from the minute they arrive. The range of elevated hospitality packages may include premium concert seating; hotel rooms at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, the only resort attached to Sphere; priority entry into the U2:UV Fan Portal, an immersive, cutting-edge installation and pop-up shop at The Venetian; limited edition U2 memorabilia; nightclub access; bespoke concierge service and more.
Citi Cardmembers Have Special Access to Vibee VIP & Hotel Packages now through May 3 at 10pm. For complete details visit www.citientertainment.com.
For complete date, ticket and Vibee VIP & Hotel Package information visit https://u2.ticketmaster.com.
U2’s last global tour took place in 2018/2019, the band selling out venues across Oceana, Asia, Europe and North America. Highlights from the trek included a $7.2 million gross at mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on Nov. 8 and 9, a $9.5 million gross at Sydney Cricket Ground in Moore Park, Australia on Nov. 22 and 23 and more, according to reports submitted to Pollstar‘s Boxoffice.
Back in February, U2 confirmed they would perform a run of fall dates at the Sphere. An announcement for the shows also noted drummer Larry Mullen Jr. will not be participating in the shows as he will be undergoing and recuperating from surgery. Bram van den Berg will join Bono, The Edge and Adam Clayton during the run of shows. Last October, it was reported that U2 joined Full Stop, where they are managed by Irving and Jeffrey Azoff.
“U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere” dates
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25