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U2 Concert: Oct 31, 1997 at Pontiac , MI

Tour: PopMart 3rd Leg (North America) 
Venue: Pontiac Silverdome 
Location: PontiacMI  United States 

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Attendance: 35,463  (Capacity: 40,000)

Opening Acts(s):


Main Set
  1. Mofo
  2. I Will Follow
  3. Gone
  4. Even Better Than The Real Thing
  5. Last Night On Earth
  6. Until The End Of The World
  7. New Year's Day
  8. Pride
  9. Happy Birthday (snippet), I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
  10. All I Want Is You
  11. Desire
  12. Staring At The Sun
  13. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  14. Bullet The Blue Sky, The Message (snippet), America (Stephen Sondheim) (snippet)
  15. Please
  16. Where The Streets Have No Name, The Fly (snippet)
  1. Happy Birthday (snippet), Discotheque, Love To Love You Baby (snippet), Lust For Life (snippet)
  2. If You Wear That Velvet Dress
  3. With Or Without You
Second Encore
  1. Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me
  2. Mysterious Ways, Funky Town (snippet)
  3. One, Wake Up Dead Man (snippet)
Releases Represented:
  1. Pop had 7 songs
  2. The Joshua Tree had 4 songs
  3. Achtung Baby had 4 songs
  4. War had 2 songs
  5. Rattle And Hum had 2 songs
  6. The Unforgettable Fire had 1 songs
  7. Boy had 1 songs
  8. Non-Album Singles had 1 songs
Comments: Today is Larry's birthday, and Bono sings Happy Birthday to him on numerous occasions throughout the show. A few adlibbed lyrics reference The Beach Boys' "California Girls" before One, which ends with an extended Wake Up Dead Man snippet.

Tags: Hear us coming, Lord

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