Wide Awake U2 Tribute is a tribute band from Phoenix, Arizona that specializes in playing the music of U2. Use this site for information about events, current media and booking.

Wide Awake U2 Tribute Press Kit

Contact Information

Primary Contact: Alan Garcia

Phone: (760) 519-0940

Email: wideawakeinmesa@gmail.com

Website: www.wideawakeu2.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/phxwideawake


*All information of EPK (excluding videos and photos) can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking button below.


Band Bio

Wide Awake U2 Tribute is a band that is passionate about bringing the music of U2 to audiences throughout the world. The members of Wide Awake are Alan Garcia (Bono), Daniel Dumire (Larry Mullen Jr.), Heather Wannlund (Adam Clayton/Anna Clayton) and Joseph Hughes (The Edge). Wide Awake is known for playing the music of U2 with energy, passion and faithfulness to the original sound. This band is a must-see for any U2 fan or lover of music.


Wide Awake U2 Tribute began in September 2014 in Mesa, Arizona. Since then, Wide Awake has played regularly around the Phoenix area, playing over 40 shows in 2017 alone at venues ranging in size from small neighborhood pubs to large outdoor festivals. Regardless of the venue, Wide Awake always delivers an unforgettable U2 experience which is indicated by a 5 star rating on Facebook. Wide Awake is continually pushing to be one of the best U2 Tributes in the world, capturing the music, drama and greatness of U2 for local venues and beyond.


Notable Shows/Venues

Ahwatukee Concerts in the Park, October 9, 2016

Ahwatukee Festival of Lights, November 16, 2016

Fibber Magees St. Paddy’s Day Party, March 17, 2017

Pranksters Too, March 31, 2017

Odysea Aquarium, June 24, 2017

Joe’s Grotto, July 22, 2017

Cactus Jacks, September 15, 2017

Desert Ridge Marketplace, October 20, 2017

Tempe Marketplace, October 21, 2017

Westgate Entertainment District, November 18, 2017



Song list

The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) // I Will Follow // Vertigo // Cedarwood Road // City of Blinding Lights // Electric Co // Bad // Unforgettable Fire // Beautiful Day // All I Want is You // 40 // Sunday Bloody Sunday // New Year's Day // Pride // Where the Streets Have No Names // Still Haven't Found // With or WIthout You // Bullet the Blue // Running to Stand Still // Red Hill Mining Town // In God's Country // Trip Through Your Wires // Even Better Than the Real Thing // The Fly // Until the End of the World // You're the Best Thing About Me // Desire // Angel of Harlem // Mysterious Ways // Elevation // Out of Control // One // Love is Blindness // Magnificent // The Sweetest Thing // Stay // Ultraviolet (Light My Way) // Walk On // The Little Things That Give You Away // When Love Comes to Town // Christmas Baby Please Come Home (U2 Version) // All Along the Watchtower (U2 Version) // Every Breaking Wave (Piano Version) // Ordinary Love (Acoustic) // Stuck in a Moment (Acoustic) // Electric Storm (Acoustic)




Wide Awake U2 Tribute Promo

Single Song Clip- With or Without You

Single Song Clip- Electric Co

Single Song Clip- 40

Live Video with Multiple Extended Clips




Basic Stage Set-Up

  1. Lead Vocals- SM58 wireless microphone, straight stand, (XLR input, center stage front)

  2. Backing Vocals 1- Wired Microphone, boom mic stand (XLR input, stage left)

  3. Backing Vocals 2- Wired Microphone, boom mic stand (XLR input, stage right)

  4. Lead Guitar- Vox AC15 amp, SM57 microphone, small mic stand (XLR input, stage right)

  5. Bass- Bass amp with Direct Input capability (XLR input or DI, stage left)

  6. Keyboards- 2 Keyboards, 2 DI boxes, also able to run direct signal from Roland KC150 Keyboard amp into DI (1-2 DI’s, stage left)

  7. Drums- Mic placement dependent on venue, at minimum a kick and overhead mic (multiple XLR inputs, center stage back)

  8. Monitors- 4 stage wedges minimum, one for each band member

  9. Power Supply- 4 outlet spaces minimum (if we are providing PA), preferably a power source for each band member on stage

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