U2’s Paris Concert and HBO Special Cancelled

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Following the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, U2 and HBO confirmed they will be cancelling the band’s scheduled Paris concert and HBO concert special, U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris. Both U2 and HBO released statements about the cancellation.

From HBO:

As a result of the ongoing state of emergency across France, the U2 Paris concert scheduled for 14th November will not be going ahead as planned. U2 and Live Nation, along with HBO who were due to live broadcast the Saturday concert, are fully resolved to go ahead with this show at an appropriate time.

Speaking from Paris the band said:

“We watched in disbelief and shock at the unfolding events in Paris and our hearts go out to all the victims and their families across the city tonight.

We are devastated at the loss of life at the Eagles of Death Metal concert and our thoughts and prayers are with the band and their fans.

And we hope and pray that all of our fans in Paris are safe.”

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Our thoughts are with the citizens of Paris at this very difficult time. Please be safe.

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