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"People are interested in bridges. I guess I've always been more interested in what goes on underneath bridges."

-- Bono

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U2 Concert: Apr 08, 1985 at Landover , MD

Tour: Unforgettable Fire 5th Leg (N. Amer.) 
Venue: Capitol Centre 
Location: LandoverMD  United States 

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Attendance: 15,000  (Capacity: 15,000)


Opening Acts(s):

Setlist:

Main Set
  1. 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
  2. I Will Follow
  3. Seconds
  4. MLK
  5. The Unforgettable Fire
  6. Break On Through (snippet), Wire, Gimme Some Truth (snippet)
  7. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  8. Cry (snippet), The Electric Co., Wooden Heart (snippet), Amazing Grace (snippet)
  9. A Sort Of Homecoming
  10. Bad, I'm Waiting For The Man (snippet), Norwegian Wood (snippet), Ruby Tuesday (snippet), Sympathy For The Devil (snippet)
  11. October
  12. New Year's Day
  13. Pride
Encore
  1. Knockin' On Heaven's Door
  2. Gloria
  3. 40, Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet), We Are The World (snippet)
Releases Represented:
  1. The Unforgettable Fire had 6 songs
  2. War had 4 songs
  3. Boy had 2 songs
  4. October had 2 songs
  5. Cover Songs had 1 songs
  6. Non-Album Singles had 1 songs
Comments: A major incident occurs between the band and security when fans leave their seats and the security guards start to get rough. Bono gets angry and mentions the shirts security are wearing, "I don't like that word, 'crowd control.' Our audience can control themselves." Later during "Bad," when Bono starts singing "Come On Down," security and venue management see this as Bono inciting a riot. After the show, U2's tour manager, Steve Iredale, is arrested for violating the contracts he signed for the band to play at the Capitol Centre. Charges are later dropped.

After a couple tries, Bono finally finds a fan to play guitar during "Knockin' On Heaven's Door."

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