Bono Announces Book Tour For ‘Surrender’ Memoir


Bono will hit the stage next month in North America "for an evening of words, music and some mischief" as he promotes his new memoir Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story, which will be published on November 1st. On this side of the Atlantic, Bono is set for theatre chats in New York City, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Nashville, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

In Europe, Bono has book dates booked in London and Manchester, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France; and Madrid, Spain.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 7th at 10 a.m. local time — with a copy of the book included with every ticket sold.

Bono explained that at the end of the day it's the connection between his music and the listeners that makes it matter: ["That is, y'know, (laughs) my drug of choice. That's for me, the thing. I cannot believe you hear this melody line in your head and you, sort of, take it down and you find words for it and arrangement for it — and the next thing y'know, you can be in a car in Tokyo, and it's on the radio. That's really my, my drug of choice. And songs are everything, really, to us."] SOUNDCUE (:21 OC: . . . really to us)

JUST ANNOUNCED: Bono's North American 'Surrender' book tour dates (subject to change):

November 2 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
November 4 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre
November 6 – Toronto, ON – Meridian Hall
November 8 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
November 9 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
November 12 – San Francisco, CA – Orpheum Theatre
November 13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Orpheum Theatre

Bono On Songwriting :