June 13, 2018 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Wells Fargo Center – Tours

Opening Act(s): None

Setlist:

  1. Love Is All We Have Left
  2. The Blackout
  3. Lights of Home
  4. I Will Follow
  5. Gloria – Gloria (Van Morrison)
  6. Beautiful Day
  7. The Ocean
  8. Iris (Hold Me Close)
  9. Cedarwood Road
  10. Sunday Bloody Sunday – When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  11. Until the End of the World – Introduction
  12. Intermission (Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me)

  13. Elevation
  14. Vertigo – Rebel Rebel
  15. Desire (Hollywood Mix)
  16. Acrobat
  17. You’re the Best Thing About Me (Acoustic)
  18. Staring at the Sun (Acoustic)
  19. This Is Not America – Pride (In the Name of Love)
  20. Get Out of Your Own Way
  21. American Soul
  22. City of Blinding Lights
  23. Encore(s):

  24. Women of the World – One – Invisible
  25. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
  26. 13 (There Is a Light)

Remarks:

The first of two shows in Philadelphia featured a predictably similar setlist to the previous show except for the inclusion of “Gloria” early on in the main set. Bono gives a shout out to the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team for winning the Superbowl during “Beautiful Day”. Former tour manager Dennis Sheehan is honored when Bono dedicates “13 (There Is a Light)” to him to conclude the show.

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Concert Review: U2 Mesmerize With Intimate Show at Harlem’s Apollo Theater – News

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By Jem Aswad, Variety

When a stadium-sized artist does a “club show,” they usually play an acoustic-ish set or a scaled-down (i.e. intimate but incomplete) version of their usual headlining concert. Sometimes, they do something special.

For their concert at Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater on Monday night — presented by and broadcast on SiriusXM — U2 truly did something special, delivering a unique, carefully curated show, mixing classics and new songs with several deep cuts, including an encore set with the 13-piece Sun Ra Arkestra that featured three rarely played, Harlem-centric songs from their 1988 album “Rattle and Hum.” There were none of the dazzling special effects that have become a hallmark of their big-room shows; just lights, a stage, and one of the greatest live rock bands in history at full throttle, roaring through 20 songs from their nearly 40-year catalog.

The show promised to be a special one even before the band took the stage. The Apollo, which the band feted in the song “Angel of Harlem,” is probably one of the last remaining extant venues U2 longed to play but never had, and the seats had been removed from the venue’s main …read more

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June 11, 2018 – New York, New York – Apollo Theater – Tours

Opening Act(s): None

Setlist:

  1. I Will Follow – Walking on the Moon
  2. The Electric Co. – Send in the Clowns – I Can See for Miles
  3. Out of Control
  4. Red Flag Day
  5. All Because of You
  6. Vertigo – 1969
  7. Elevation
  8. Beautiful Day
  9. Pride (In the Name of Love)
  10. Get Out of Your Own Way
  11. American Soul
  12. Encore(s):

  13. Angel of Harlem – Into the Mystic (with Sun Ra Arkestra)
  14. Desire (with Sun Ra Arkestra)
  15. When Love Comes to Town – Romeo had Juliette (with Sun Ra Arkestra)
  16. Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of (with Sun Ra Arkestra)
  17. Every Breaking Wave (Bono and the Edge)
  18. Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
  19. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way

Remarks:

A special concert occurs tonight at Harlem’s Apollo Theater in NYC. U2 performs in front of 1,500 people that included contest winners and specially invited guests. The show, the first U2 has ever performed at the Apollo Theater, was set to broadcast on June 13 on SiriusXM. The venue’s seats on the floor were removed for the first time ever to accommodate standing room GA tickets. U2 performed a mix of old and new songs that contained an 11 song main set as well as a 1-2-3 punch of Rattle & Hum songs to start off the encore (“Angel of Harlem”, …read more

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June 9, 2018 – Uniondale, New York – NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum – Tours

Opening Act(s): None

Setlist:

  1. Love Is All We Have Left
  2. The Blackout
  3. Lights of Home
  4. I Will Follow
  5. The Electric Co. – Send in the Clowns – I Can See for Miles
  6. Beautiful Day
  7. The Ocean
  8. Iris (Hold Me Close)
  9. Cedarwood Road
  10. Sunday Bloody Sunday – When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  11. The Garden of Love – Until the End of the World – Introduction
  12. Intermission (Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me)

  13. Elevation
  14. Vertigo – Rebel Rebel
  15. Desire (Hollywood Mix)
  16. Sympathy for the Devil – Acrobat
  17. You’re the Best Thing About Me (Acoustic)
  18. Staring at the Sun (Acoustic)
  19. Pride (In the Name of Love)
  20. Get Out of Your Own Way
  21. American Soul
  22. City of Blinding Lights
  23. Encore(s):

  24. One – Invisible
  25. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
  26. 13 (There Is a Light)

Remarks:

U2 returns to Long Island and the formerly known Nassau Coliseum for the first time in 26 years. The tour debut of “The Electric Co.” premieres tonight and is one of 3 songs performed from the Boy album.

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