U2 cancels Paris concert set for HBO special
In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, U2 has canceled its concert there that was set to air Saturday on HBO, the band announced Friday night.
The Irish rock group was set to perform on Saturday at Paris’ AccorHotels as part of its Innocence + Experience tour, which the network was going to tape live to air delayed in the U.S. for a prime-time special.
The venue where the band was set to play is less than 3 miles from the Bataclan concert hall where gunmen opened fire during a sold-out show for the Southern California band Eagles of Death Metal, killing dozens, in one of several attacks across the French capital. About 120 people were killed in all.
All members of Eagles of Death Metal are safe and accounted for.
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