U2 is one of the biggest rock bands in the music industry today. Over the course of forty years, they have recorded many multi-platinum selling albums. They entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility in 2005. Many names have also been influenced from their music including Elevation which is a U2 tribute group. The band is known for performing U2 songs live and has played more than four hundred shows in over 187 cities so far. Elevation is now heading out on tour again and will be taking the stage in your city soon. Catch them live by booking Elevation tickets.
Almost every fan of rock music will agree to the fact that U2 is one of the most successful bands in the industry. The band has sold millions of records, sold out shows and performed at some of the most prestigious venues around the globe including New York’s Madison Square Garden. Many aspiring artists have also found inspiration from their music and among them is Elevation. They are a U2 tribute band that has been playing their hits since the early 2000s. The group is now gearing up for a tour and will be performing at The Opera House soon. You can enjoy the concert by getting your Elevation tickets in time.
Leading the rock music scene
During the mid 70s, U2 surfaced on the rock music scene and soon the world started to receive hits from the band. Their first album, ‘Boy’ was awarded platinum certification in the United States and Canada. Moreover, it also made it to the Rolling Stones’ list of ‘The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.’ After the release of their debut record, the fans of rock music started anticipating great music from the band and they were not disappointed. Their second album, ‘October’ arrived in the stores in 1981. It sold over a million copies in the US.
After 1981, U2 released a more studio records including ‘War’ and ‘The Unforgettable Fire.’ The band went on to dominate the genre by releasing back to back number one hits. Their albums, ‘The Joshua Tree,’ ‘Rattle and Hum,’ ‘Achtung Baby,’ ‘Zooropa’ and ‘Pop’ all entered the Billboard 200 at the first spot. ‘The Joshua Tree’ became their only diamond selling effort to date. The group’s last album, ‘Songs of Innocence’ came out three years ago in 2014. Apart from receiving positive reviews from the critics, the record also earned them a Grammy in the category of ‘Best Rock Album’ in 2015.
Building a legacy
U2’s music is loved throughout the world. The group has been honored with numerous accolades for entertaining the masses with their rocking hits. They have garnered twenty two Grammys, eleven Q and fifteen Meteor Ireland Music Awards. They have also been included in Rolling Stones’ list of the, ‘100 Greatest Artists of All Time.’ Moreover, U2 have also amassed record sales of over one hundred and seventy million worldwide. The group’s biggest achievement is to be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility in 2005. No wonder groups like Elevation follow them.
The Rise of Elevation
In 2002, four individuals Shawn Brady, Kevin Storm, Mick Barnard and Mullet appeared in the industry as Elevation. The quartet is immensely influenced by the legendary band, U2. They are labeled as world’s leading U2 tribute. The band began their journey by performing music around their hometown of Toronto. It wasn’t long before Elevation began playing major shows across the United States and Canada. Eventually, the group’s live performances started to attract more fans of rock music and their growing popularity led them to take the concert stage in different cities across Europe and Japan.
Elevation has now become the most successful U2 tribute band in the world. From headlining major music festivals to playing shows for some of the biggest corporations and American government agencies, the band is on a roll. Their shows has been enjoyed in almost every part of the world including cities like Chicago, Boston, Orlando, Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York City, Malta and Vancouver to name a few.
Going on tour
Elevation is now taking the show on the road and will be delivering their powerful performance in your city soon. Expect them to play some of U2’s greatest hits such as All I Want is You, One, Sweetest Thing, Vertigo and The Saints Are coming. So, if you haven’t seen U2 live in concert yet then there is no need to worry. You can catch Elevation as they perform your favorite hits by U2 live. Book your Elevation tickets today and listen to the best of rock music live.