Check Out Some Stats from U2’s Record-Setting 360 Tour
U2 just completed their insanely successful “360” tour on Saturday night in Canada. And it wasn’t just U2’s biggest tour ever… it may be THE biggest tour ever.
Billboard.com says it will go down “as the biggest tour ever, both in terms of box office gross and attendance.” The tour kicked off in June of 2009, and in just over two years, U2 played 110 concerts in front of 7.1 million fans in 30 countries.
Here are some other stats from the tour:
134 crew members
11 babies born to crew
2 crew weddings
12 bus drivers
126 truck drivers
53 gigs attended by a single fan
9,760 guitar strings utilized.
92,270 meals fed to working staff and guests
29,000 T-shirts given to local stagehands
400 tons: The weight of the fully loaded “claw” stage
10 million people watched a live stream of U2 360 at the Rose Bowl on YouTube in October of 2009.
320,000 fans saw 360 in Mexico City