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This article was published 26/5/2011 (3369 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
U2 frontman Bono and guitarist The Edge played on American Idol on Wednesday night — now they’re heading to Winnipeg.
The band makes a stop here Sunday at Canad Inns Stadium as part of its 360° Tour. As many as 50,000 people could jam into the home of the Blue Bombers.
But there’s talk the Irish popsters will be arriving early.
There’s a "strong possibility" Bono and the band will be using the Burton Cummings Theatre to rehearse and, possibly, to shoot portions of a documentary , a source says.
The number of trucks parked outside the venue at the corner of Smith Street and Princess Street would suggest things are a go. But a source told the Free Press the band doesn't arrive in the city until later Friday afternoon.
U2 played in front of 40,000 people Tuesday in Salt Lake City, performing for nearly two hours, 30 minutes. That included a more than half-hour, six-song encore.
The band heads to Edmonton next week.
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