Electric Ballroom (1993.02.18)

MEDIA

  • Network 2 (TV)
  • Channel 4 (TV)

LOCATION OF THE SHOW

  • The Clarence Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

DATE OF RECORDING

  • 1992.12.xx (or 1993.01.xx)

DATE OF BROADCAST

  • 1993.02.18 (Network 2)
  • 1993.06.25 (Channel 4)

SETLIST

1. Wanted
2. False (never broadcast)

INTERVIEW

  • No

DURATION

  • 2 minutes

ATTENDANCE

  • +/- 30

PHOTOS

  • Venue

  • Screen Shots

  • Related Article

  • TV Listings

AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDINGS

“Wanted”

NOTES

  • “Electric Ballroom” was a 5-week music series of 5 episodes filmed in 3 weeks just after Christmas 1992. The first episode was first shown in Ireland on 11 February 1993 on Network 2 (the TV channel changed its name to RTÉ Two on 2 October 2004) and in the UK on 18 June 1993 on Channel 4. The Cranberries appeared on the episode #2, first shown on 18 February 1993 on Network 2 and on 25 June 1993 on Channel 4.
  • The show was shot on location both in London and Dublin (at U2-owned Clarence Hotel). The Cranberries recorded their performance at The Clarence Hotel.
  • The exact recording date of The Cranberries is unknown.
  • It seems the song “False” was also recorded but never broadcast.
  • Other performers on the show were L7, The Pale, Red House Painters, The Sultans of Ping FC.
  • Venue’s photos were taken in the 2010s.

CREDITS

  • Hot Press (1993.02.10) – related article “Plugging the gap”
  • The List (1993.06.18) – TV listings
  • Google Street View – venue 2

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