LiveDesign U2360 http://livedesignonline.com/blog/19524/feed en "This tour is run by Belgians." http://livedesignonline.com/blog/tour-run-belgians <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The band gives shout-outs to Stageco's Hedwig de Meyer and Stefaan "Smasher" Desmedt during its stop in Brussels. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/tour-run-belgians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/tour-run-belgians#comments LiveDesign U2360 Fri, 24 Sep 2010 22:56:00 +0000 19633 at http://livedesignonline.com A 360° Time Lapse http://livedesignonline.com/blog/360-time-lapse <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We know the Claws have been put in storage for the winter, but we just found a nice time lapse clip of the entire process of load-in and load-out for the tour, from the first truck in to the first truck out. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/360-time-lapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/360-time-lapse#comments LiveDesign U2360 Fri, 13 Nov 2009 21:09:00 +0000 19587 at http://livedesignonline.com The L.A. Times Interactive Graphic http://livedesignonline.com/blog/la-times-interactive-graphic <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Los Angeles Times has posted a pretty cool interactive graphic breaking down the various components of the U2 360 stage. Most of it is info you've seen or read here, but it's nice to see it laid out graphically: ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/la-times-interactive-graphic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/la-times-interactive-graphic#comments 99999: Untagged LiveDesign U2360 Thu, 22 Oct 2009 18:40:10 +0000 19570 at http://livedesignonline.com A Close-Up View of "Ultraviolet" (With Jacket and Microphone) http://livedesignonline.com/blog/close-view-ultraviolet-jacket-and-microphone <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We've posted mostly long shots of the tour that we've found on the web over the course of the tour, mainly because that gives our audience the best overall perspective of the show. But we did find this close up video clip of the song "Ultraviolet" from ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/close-view-ultraviolet-jacket-and-microphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/close-view-ultraviolet-jacket-and-microphone#comments LiveDesign U2360 Mon, 12 Oct 2009 21:50:00 +0000 19628 at http://livedesignonline.com U2 Coming to America http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-coming-america <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>U2 lighting associate Alex Murphy reports in that the U2 360˚ crew started the transfer to the US on Sunday, hauling all the gear out sea containers into trucks with the Manhattan skyline in the background. The first stop is Chicago this weekend, so stay ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-coming-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-coming-america#comments 99999: Untagged LiveDesign U2360 Thu, 10 Sep 2009 19:15:01 +0000 19676 at http://livedesignonline.com A Sheffield Birthday Surprise http://livedesignonline.com/blog/sheffield-birthday-surprise <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>During last night's show in Willie Williams' hometown of Sheffield, Bono and the band led the crowd in a rendition of Happy Birthday on behalf of  the show designer, even though his actual birthday isn't until next month.Rock stars. The U2 website ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/sheffield-birthday-surprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/sheffield-birthday-surprise#comments LiveDesign U2360 Fri, 21 Aug 2009 15:57:00 +0000 19665 at http://livedesignonline.com U2 360°, In 360° http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-360 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Photographer Ralph Larmann has been documenting the U2 360 tour at several stops in Europe, getting some pretty amazing stuff along the way. One of the tools in his kit is a panoramic camera, and he used that to take the above panoramic shot behind ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-360#comments 99999: Untagged LiveDesign U2360 Wed, 19 Aug 2009 23:30:08 +0000 19600 at http://livedesignonline.com U2 360: The Temple of Attention http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-temple-attention <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Show designer Willie Williams discusses the concept of creating a "temple of attention" in the U2 360 tour design concept. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-temple-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/u2-360-temple-attention#comments LiveDesign U2360 Mon, 17 Aug 2009 18:47:00 +0000 19637 at http://livedesignonline.com Mark Fisher On The Future Of The Claw http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-claw <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Production designer Mark Fisher discusses the future of the claw superstructure from the U2 360 tour. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-claw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-claw#comments Concerts U2 360 Tour LiveDesign U2360 Thu, 13 Aug 2009 19:44:00 +0000 19578 at http://livedesignonline.com Willie Williams on Opera, Sporting Events, and U2 http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-opera-sporting-events-and-u2 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Show designer Willie Williams shares how his vision came to fruition, drawing on inspiration from massive opera sets. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-opera-sporting-events-and-u2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-opera-sporting-events-and-u2#comments LiveDesign U2360 Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:43:00 +0000 19564 at http://livedesignonline.com Willie Williams On The 360˚ Set http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-360-set <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Production designer Willie Williams discussing the massive U2 360˚ set during rehearsals in his onsite video interview with Live Design's David Johnson. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-360-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-williams-360-set#comments LiveDesign U2360 Thu, 06 Aug 2009 18:22:00 +0000 19681 at http://livedesignonline.com Mark Fisher on The Future of Concert Design http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-concert-design <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Production designer for U2 Mark Fisher discusses the movement toward more kinetic and three dimensional design. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-concert-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/mark-fisher-future-concert-design#comments LiveDesign U2360 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 18:42:00 +0000 19544 at http://livedesignonline.com Willie From The Road: No Sleep Til Gelsenkirchen http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-road-no-sleep-til-gelsenkirchen <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Thirteen shows into the tour and the Dublin run just completed.   After our startlingly straightforward opening night, things have continued very well, perhaps even surprisingly well.  The run of hurdles which begins any tour includes: 1) Building ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-road-no-sleep-til-gelsenkirchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/willie-road-no-sleep-til-gelsenkirchen#comments 99999: Untagged LiveDesign U2360 Wed, 29 Jul 2009 20:03:12 +0000 19650 at http://livedesignonline.com Bit Of A Laugh In Barcelona http://livedesignonline.com/blog/bit-laugh-barcelona <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Willie Williams cracks wise as the video crew interrupts the interview. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/bit-laugh-barcelona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/bit-laugh-barcelona#comments LiveDesign U2360 Sat, 25 Jul 2009 06:16:00 +0000 19642 at http://livedesignonline.com Rogers Centre, Toronto: First Show http://livedesignonline.com/blog/rogers-centre-toronto-first-show <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Bless those Canadians: Vertigogo7777 posted this highlight reel from this Toronto show. Bit long at 10 minutes, but worth a look to get a sense of the whole show. ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-u2360">LiveDesign U2360</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/rogers-centre-toronto-first-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/rogers-centre-toronto-first-show#comments 99999: Untagged LiveDesign U2360 Fri, 24 Jul 2009 03:57:23 +0000 19696 at http://livedesignonline.com