U2’s second last show on their 360 degree tour will be streamed live this Sunday on the band’s website, CBC news reports. The concert will be viewable to fans in 16 different countries, including Canada and the U.S.
Taking place in the Pasadena Rose Bowl, California, the show is expected to draw around 96, 000 fans.
YouTube will enable the server support to handle the online screening of possibly millions of viewers. It will be available on both YouTube and U2’s official website after the show.
“A live stream of this magnitude gives us the opportunity to extend the platform and engage millions of people,” YouTube spokesman Spencer Cross said to CBC.
The move is characteristic of the Irish band’s global influence – it may be the most successful live-streamed event in history.