Media Stop U2's Bono and The Edge - Photo Courtesy of (RED)

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Darren Paltrowitz


U2’s Bono & The Edge Are Giving Fans The Chance To Play Mini Golf And Have a Pint With Them

As released on December 1st, Songs Of Experience is the latest full-length album from legendary Irish rock band U2. The quartet is currently on tour and making the media rounds in support of Songs Of Experience, yet self-promotion is not the only thing that U2 has going on. Product Red — initially known as (RED) when co-founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 — is a charity-minded organization, providing profits to the Global Fund to battle AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Naturally, (RED) remains one of U2’s main priorities. Partners of (RED) have included Nike, Apple, Starbucks and Electronic Arts.

Anyone makes an online donation to (RED) will receive multiple entries into a contest in which the grand prize winner will have the chance to play miniature golf with all of U2 and then have “a pint” afterwards. The winner will also get to take pictures with the band. The night doesn’t end there, however, as said the winner will also be put up in a four-star hotel.

This U2 sweepstakes is being overseen by Omaze. The same site is also offering one of a kind charity-benefitting experiences with talk show host Conan O’Brien, singers Shania Twain and John Legend, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. Since then, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer. Darren's writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, Inquisitr, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World,, Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, and the Jewish Journal. Beyond being "Editor At Large" for The Hype Magazine, Darren is also the host of weekly "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz" series, which airs on dozens on television and digital networks. He has also co-authored 2 published books, 2018's "Pocket Change: Your Happy Money" (Book Web Publishing) and 2019's "Good Advice From Professional Wrestling" (6623 Press), and co-hosts the world's only known podcast about David Lee Roth, "The DLR Cast."

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