Correction: Adam did appear for Jean Genie - but not Sweet Jane. Thanks @popartist61 and Renato M.!
Would like to extend a big thank you to Renato M. for reporting from the Gavin Friday gig today!
Set and info about members of U2 at Gavin Friday’s 50th birthday gig: http://www.u2gigs.com/ar…
Adam was not on stage for the Jean Genie cover.
Finale is cover of Bowie’s Jean Genie, lots of people on stage - Bono, Edge, Larry, Gavin Friday, Andrea Corr, Courtney Love, etc.
Edge and Larry join Lou Reed and Gav for Sweet Jane! Bono joins in for end. Others involved inc John Zorn, Shane MacGowan, Laurie Anderson.
Well, this is turning into quite the 50th birthday bash for Gavin Friday.
After finishing The Last Song I’ll Ever Sing, Bono introduces Lou Reed and then leaves the stage.
Now Bono reappears with Gav’s musicians (but not Gav himself) to sing The Last Song I’ll Ever Sing.
The song Edge played with Gavin Friday is Another Blow On The Bruise.
Edge is now on with Gavin Friday.
Dallas Schoo is tuning Edge’s guitar…
Bono watched Lady Gaga’s performance from sidestage.
Bono comes back on stage… to introduce surprise guest appearance by Lady Gaga!
U2 are now off stage again. More to come? Hope so!
King Of Trash was played by all of U2 with other musicians, but not Gavin Friday.
And the next appearance is now. They play Gav’s King Of Trash. Not sure if it is all of U2 or just some - will confirm when I can.
Via @clr, Larry’s drumkit is being assembled again… looks like the next appearance should be soon.
Members of U2 appear with Gavin Friday: Today at Carnegie Hall in New York, Gavin Friday held a concert in celebration o http://url4.eu/aP8F
2nd half of Gav gig under way; Joel Grey the first guest.
Should be more to come from members of U2.
Other guests in 1st half of Gav gig inc Courtney Love, Rufus Wainwright, Maria McKee - and a drunk Shane MacGowan.
Currently intermission at the Gav gig.
No more U2-related appearances yet at Gavin Friday’s gig.
Venue staff have tried to stop our source from updating. Hence updates may be less frequent now.
Virgin Prunes now playing! First time in a long time. Via @clr, Bono and Larry eagerly watching from sidestage.
U2 manager Paul McGuinness comes on stage, gives speech about Gavin.
Correction: Gav himself did not participate in I Want To Live. But lots of other musicians played it with U2, e.g. on cello, horn.
Members of U2 have now left stage. Should be more to come though!
Now they are playing Gav’s I Want To Live - all four members of U2 with Gavin Friday.
Bono speaks about Product Red and AIDS … Adam and Larry have come on stage now.
Bono and Edge now on stage, reportedly the song is Children Of The Revolution.
No members of U2 on stage yet, Gavin alone with his musicians to open show.
Gavin Friday gig in NYC is starting.
All 4 members of U2 appearing at Gavin Friday & Friends gig in NYC today. Will hopefully have some live reports of proceedings.
Snippetwatch: Beautiful Day in Raleigh had snip of C Moon by Wings at the end. Added to set. Thanks @Amiee360!