Achtoon Baby cartoons

Achtoon Baby

New U2 album

New U2 Album Info

U2 Joshua Tree Tour Dates

Joshua Tree Tour 2017

"Flood is a fan of my guitar playing; he thinks I'm the only punk in the band, because I don't want to know everything about the instrument that I'm playing."

-- Bono

@U2 home page

U2 Concert: Jul 02, 2015 at Chicago , IL

Tour: Innocence + Experience Tour 1st Leg (North America) 
Venue: United Center 
Location: ChicagoIL  United States 

See more concerts in the Chicago area. 

Attendance: 19,014  (Capacity: 19,014)

Setlist:

Main Set
  1. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
  2. Gloria, Gloria (Van Morrison) (snippet)
  3. Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio? (snippet), Vertigo, God Save The Queen (snippet)
  4. I Will Follow
  5. Iris (Hold Me Close)
  6. Cedarwood Road
  7. Song For Someone
  8. Sunday Bloody Sunday, When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet)
  9. Raised By Wolves
  10. Until The End Of The World, Love And Peace Or Else (snippet)
Second Set
  1. Invisible (video)
  2. Even Better Than The Real Thing
  3. Mysterious Ways, Young Americans (snippet)
  4. California (There Is No End To Love)
  5. Ordinary Love
  6. Every Breaking Wave
  7. Bullet The Blue Sky (video)
  8. The Hands That Built America (snippet), Pride
  9. Beautiful Day, My Kind Of Town (snippet)
  10. Bad, Moment Of Surrender (snippet)
  11. With Or Without You
Encore
  1. City Of Blinding Lights
  2. Mother And Child Reunion (snippet), Where The Streets Have No Name, California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet)
  3. 40, (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding (snippet)
Releases Represented:
  1. Songs Of Innocence had 7 songs
  2. The Joshua Tree had 3 songs
  3. Achtung Baby had 3 songs
  4. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb had 2 songs
  5. The Unforgettable Fire had 2 songs
  6. War had 2 songs
  7. Non-Album Singles had 2 songs
  8. All That You Can't Leave Behind had 1 songs
  9. Boy had 1 songs
  10. October had 1 songs
Comments: U2's last of five shows in Chicago includes just the second performance of "Gloria" of this tour, and the second in the past three shows. Larry loses a drumstick about halfway through the song, but luckily it lands in his lap and he's able to continue ... pardon the pun ... while barely missing a beat. (See the 1:50 mark of our video.)

Kaylin, a young fan from Mississippi is brought on stage during "Mysterious Ways" and stays to do the Meerkat video during "California." Speaking of which, it's only the third full performance of "California" of the tour, and the first since May 26th.

The crowd, which seemed a bit mellow to this observer for much of the show, completely lets loose for "Pride" and pretty much erupts when "Bad" begins. Before "Streets," Bono praises chef Mario Batali for his work with (RED) -- Batali is at the show and watching from the Red Zone at this point with ex-R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills.

Prior to "40," a fan tosses Bono a Patrick Kane Chicago Blackhawks jersey, prompting Bono to quote a Bruce Springsteen song when he jokes, "Adam raised a Cain!" The show closes with "40," its first performance since Montreal on June 17th. Bono dedicates the song to Jerry Garcia -- the Grateful Dead's remaining original members are about to play their final three shows together in the city to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary.

U2's families are at the show, and several watch from inside the Red Zone.

61 Photos:

Fan
Photos

We have 7 reviews and 61 photos from this show.

Is one (or more) of the reviews below yours? If so, please register or login so you can claim it (and all the reviews you've already written). They'll be added to your fan profile page, where you can also list all of the U2 concerts you've seen and we'll show a list of all the songs you've heard U2 perform.

Filter by: 
Fan Reviews Media Reviews
  1. Fan Review by roachcraft
  2. Fan Review by MrTheEdge2U2
  3. Fan Review by Elvis312
  4. Fan Review by cjnemec
  5. Fan Review by Schaefman
  6. Fan Review by The Fly Guy
  7. Fan Review by Austin


Tours Navigation

All Tours Continents Login
All Concerts Countries Register
Opening Acts U.S. States User Profiles
Songs Performed Areas  
U2 Releases Cities Search
Artists Covered Venues Tours home page

Next U2 Show

May 12, 2017 , 7:00pm
BC Place, Vancouver, Canada


Opening Act(s): Mumford & Sons

Concert Details

Last 5 Shows

April 5, 2017: Oxford

April 1, 2017: Oxfordshire

January 21, 2017: Los Angeles

January 20, 2017: Anaheim

November 26, 2016: Dublin

Next 5 Shows

May 12, 2017: Vancouver

May 14, 2017: Seattle

May 17, 2017: San Jose

May 20, 2017: Pasadena

May 21, 2017: Pasadena