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Old 07-07-2016, 01:25 PM   #1
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U2 to headline Dreamforce in San Francisco, October 2016!!

My company, Salesforce (we sponsored the Innocence & Experience Tour) announced this morning that U2 will be headlining our Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. Dreamforce 2016 will be October 4-7, and it's the largest technology conference in the world. Melinda Gates will be speaking this year, and past speakers have included Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, and Bill Clinton.

The Dreamforce concert is a charity fundraiser for Benioff Children's Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland. As you know, U2 very rarely agrees to corporate-type events, but given our core commitment to philanthropy and our 1-1-1 model, we've been able to team up with them to do something very special.

So happy to finally be able to share this news!
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You can now call it the "1-1-1 Campaign"!
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Does this mean they'll play One three times? Ax will be thrilled.


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...trying to remember: has U2 done any other corporate affiliations before, other than Apple? Like, where they played an event as a band? I think they agreed to do Apple only because it was to benefit the One Campaign and for RED. Once again, this is for charity.

Have there been any others?
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You can now call it the "1-1-1 Campaign"!

And you thought 1 was good. 1-1-1 is going to be even bigger. In fact, it's so big we had to skip 1-1.
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I want to know with over 100K attendees, (over 150k?)...how will you choose who gets in the 11k seat venue!
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I want to know with over 100K attendees, (over 150k?)...how will you choose who gets in the 11k seat venue!

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U2's people will pick the prettiest attendees. The unlucky, unwashed conference attendees can sit down in protest.
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Does this mean they'll play One three times? Ax will be thrilled.
Oh boy, what a show that would be! I hope that it's the karaoke IE Tour version!

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...trying to remember: has U2 done any other corporate affiliations before, other than Apple? Like, where they played an event as a band? I think they agreed to do Apple only because it was to benefit the One Campaign and for RED. Once again, this is for charity.

Have there been any others?
Not that I can recall, but then I am both sleep deprived and hungover right now so I expect to be wrong.
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Oh boy, what a show that would be! I hope that it's the karaoke IE Tour version!

Actually, rumour has it that it will be an Adele-like piano version.


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Just when you think U2 had hit rock-bottom on the awareness scales, they find a way to plummet even further.
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Dreamforce sounds a post-1995 Rush song


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Did Salesforce name themselves after an LCD Soundsystem lyric?
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God dammit. I'm in California for a week in September. So close yet so far.
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