U2's Bono & The Edge Busked For Homeless Charity in Dublin on Christmas Eve: Watch

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U2 singer Bono greets fans outside the Chancellery after he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Aug. 28, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. 

U2's Bono and The Edge spent their Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) giving back. The singer and guitarist joined a number of fellow musicians in the annual tradition of charity busking when they turned up outside of the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin to play a few holiday songs in support of the Simon Community homeless charity. The annual event, which also featured music from organizer Glen Hansard of The Frames, Damien Rice, Imelda May and a number of other Irish musicians.

According to The Guardian, Hansard performed an upbeat version of George Michael's "Faith" and Rice played a slow cover of Radiohead's "Creep," while Bono and The Edge performed two Christmas carols -- "O Holy Night" and "Night Divine" -- before joining the rest of the musicians for a group sing-along on Darlene Love's 1963 classic "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," with Bono encouraging onlookers: "as the buckets go around, fill them with silver, fill them with hope -- [it's] the season of hope."

Check out some pictures and video of the event below.



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