Saturday, 27 June 2009

Stage new U2 tour revealed at Camp Nou

Yesterday, the stage that will be used for the new world tour of Irish rock band U2 was revealed to the press. U2 will open their new "360°" tour at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Tuesday 30 June.

The stage will be located in the centre of the stadium and there has been tried to create a 360º vision, which is unique in an open-top location and has involved extraordinary engineering difficulties. The stage is 78 metres wide and 50 high, weighing 180 tons in total. The stage architect, Mark Fisher said he feels honoured that the lines of his creation have been compared to Catalan architect Gaudí.


jazzy said...

wowww.. nice..

Marws said...

Just got back from barcelona. Was at camp nou when they were building this monstrous thing. Looks really awesome and will most likely be an awesome consert aswell.

per said...

Where do I recognise the name Mark Fisher? Was he the guy who designed the new Camp Nou?

hectory said...

@per - Norman Foster is the architect of new Camp Nou project

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