Irish band Aslan has announced that U2 will participate in the “A Night for Christy” concert at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on June 21 via video from their studio in New York. They’ll perform Aslan’s “This Is.” The concert, a tribute to Aslan frontman Christy Dignam, who is recovering from cancer, will feature other artists performing the band's hit songs with Aslan. The show is sold out, but will be streamed to more than 100 venues worldwide.
A list of confirmed streaming venues is available on Aslan's website.
Along with U2, participating artists include Bressie, Danny O'Reilly (The Coronas), members of Horslips, Ryan Sheridan, Paul Brady, Shane MacGowan, Mary Black, Don Mescall, Tom Dunne (Something Happens), Jerry Fish, Steve Wall (The Stunning), Gavin Friday, Mark Feehily, Paul Walsh (Royseven), The Riptide Movement, Jedward, Gavin James and Kiera Dignam.