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U2 has invited the world to the kick-off the third leg of its Elevation tour on Wednesday (Oct. 10) in South Bend, Ind., for a Webcast via RealNetworks and European Internet communications company Tiscali. Set to begin at 9 p.m. ET, the free Webcast will feature cameras that follow each member of the band, and be accessible to U.S. fans through the band's official U2.com Web site and RealNetworks' real.com site.
European fans can watch the show via Tiscali's Webcast hub at http://u2.tiscali.com. Tiscali will also rebroadcast the show the next night at 9 p.m. CET through each of its 15 European portal sites.
Tiscali subscribers and RealNetworks' GoldPass members will be able to have access to special Webcast features, including an interactive 360-degree "spin cam," as well as "making of" concert footage and interviews with the band and tour crew. Those premium subscribers will also have on-demand access to the concert for 21 days following the event.
-- Barry A. Jeckell, N.Y.