U2 live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

U2

312
critic concert reviews
rock

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

86
%
Based on 
312
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
88
%
Based on 
11
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

Real Live Certified badge for artists with consistent, high quality live performances and broad critical acclaim.

Critic Consensus

U2 is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 312 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that U2 is rated as an excellent live performer. U2 concert reviews describe live shows and performances as magical, masterful, astonishing, cinematic, thrilling, stunning, and amazing.

ON TOUR

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Latest release

Atomic City (September 29, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rock
ORIGIN
Dublin, Ireland (1976 - present) (1976 – present)
BIO
U2 are an Irish alternative rock band from Dublin formed in 1976. The group consists of Bono (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), the Edge (lead guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen Jr.
HAS PERFORMED with
Mumford and Sons, Jay Z

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Chicago Tribune (USA)

December 19, 2023
%
U2 Live In Concert

AzCentral.com (USA)

October 17, 2023
%
U2 breaks all of the rules at the Sphere in Las Vegas

Star Tribune (USA)

October 11, 2023
%
Bono and the Edge were somewhat lost under the bright lights inside the new $2.3 billion venue. But so what?

Consequence (USA)

October 5, 2023
%
Las Vegas’ Sphere Is So Spectacular You Won’t Feel Anything But Overwhelmed

NME (UK)

October 2, 2023
100
%
U2 live in Las Vegas: a dazzling opening night at the $2 billion Sphere

Las Vegas Weekly (USA)

October 1, 2023
%
U2’s residency at Las Vegas’ new Sphere unites technology and showmanship

The Guardian (UK)

September 30, 2023
100
%
Playing Achtung Baby interspersed with other hits, the band use slick LED displays to eye-popping effect while remaining unpredictable

Past critic reviews published in

The Guardian (UK), Variety (USA), Los Angeles Times (USA), The Telegraph (UK), Rolling Stone India (India) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Daniel Hazard [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons