World’s Second-Best U2 Show Comes to Wildwood Crest July 12

WILDWOOD CREST — The World’s Second-Best U2 show is due to perform in Wildwood Crest for the sixth straight summer.

Back by popular demand, 2U, a tribute band that performs all the hits of U2, one of the most popular rock bands in the world, is scheduled to perform July 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park as part of the Wildwood Crest Free Summer Music Series.

A long-running U2 tribute band based out of New York, 2U has played to rave reviews at festivals, nightclubs, college campuses, outdoor music series and corporate events up and down the East Coast for well over a decade. 2U strives to not only play the music of U2 but also to recreate a live performance by the widely successful rock band, one of the most recognizable and popular musical acts in the world. 2U performs a wide variety of U2’s hits, from Boy, the band’s first album released in early 1980s, all the way through No Line on the Horizon, U2’s most recent full release in 2009.

2U has become one of the most popular acts in the six-year history of the Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, drawing some of the largest crowds of the season to Centennial Park.

Saturday’s event is a free all-ages show. Attendees should bring a blanket or a chair.

Centennial Park is located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue.

The Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, supported by the Wildwood Crest Tourism Development Commission, consists of live music every Wed. and Sat. at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park through Aug. 30. Other upcoming entertainment includes top 100 hits of the ‘60s, ‘70s and beyond with Mother’s Worry July 16; the sounds of Elton John with Bennie & the Jets July 19; and Kick It Out, a tribute to Heart, July 23.

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