Update, 9/24/13: If you haven't heard yet, this special screening of U2's Under a Blood Red Sky has been canceled. According to the Denver Film Society, after conferring with the Feys, it was determined that any fundraising efforts would be better directed to raising funds for flood victims. All credit card purchases will be automatically refunded; refunds for tickets purchased otherwise will be available at place of purchase. A memorial screening of the film will be part of next season's Film on the Rocks series.
Original item, 11:15 a.m. 9/11/13: So we just posted an interview with Billy Bono, frontman of the U2 tribute band Under A Blood Red Sky, the subject of this week's Cover Band of the Week. Entirely coincidentally (we had already interviewed Bono when this was announced), tickets for a very special edition of Film on the Rocks in honor legendary concert promoter Barry Fey, featuring a screening of Under a Blood Red Sky, which captured U2's iconic 1983 concert performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, just went on sale.
To commemorate the concert film's thirtieth anniversary this November and in honor of the late, legendary concert promoter Barry Fey, the Denver Film Society has arranged for a screening of the movie, preceded by performances from the Samples and Madam Sin on Thursday, September 26. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Barry Fey Foundation, an organization focused on suicide prevention. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketswest.com and King Soopers locations.
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