U2 Five Nights In Chicago

Last week U2 played FIVE nights in Chicago.

FIVE nights!

Dear Boston, if our shows sold out faster maybe we would’ve had five nights or more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Following along on social media and atu2 the shows seemed AMAZING!!!

Here’s what they played in Chicago!

06/24/2015 United Center – Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone), The Electric Co. /
Send In The Clowns (snippet) / My Kind Of Town (snippet) / I Can See For Miles (snippet), Out Of Control (snippet) / Vertigo / It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It) (snippet), I Will Follow, Iris (Hold Me Close), Cedarwood Road, Song For Someone, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet), Until The End Of The World / Love And Peace Or Else (snippet), (Intermission), Invisible, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Mysterious Ways / Young Americans (snippet), Elevation, Ordinary Love, Every Breaking Wave, Bullet The Blue Sky / Anthem (snippet), The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love), Beautiful Day / My Kind Of Town (snippet) / I Remember You (snippet), With Or Without You,
encores: City Of Blinding Lights,
Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet), I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For / People Have The Power (snippet)
comment: Larry accidentally began playing the drum beat of Out Of Control during Vertigo’s intro. Elevation was played in honour of the Chicago Blackhawks, who a few days previously won the Stanley Cup at this very venue. Pride contained a passionate reference to the recent tragic racially-motivated massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. At the end of Beautiful Day, Bono spoke of the successful Irish referendum for marriage equality before the snippet of I Remember You. Mick Jagger, Chris Rock, and Paul McGuinness were all in attendance and Bono acknowledged them before I Still Haven’t Found.

06/25/2015 United Center – Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone), Out Of Control,
Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio? (snippet) / Vertigo, I Will Follow, Iris (Hold Me Close), Cedarwood Road, Song For Someone, Sunday Bloody Sunday / When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet), Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet), Until The End Of The World / Love And Peace Or Else (snippet), (Intermission), Invisible, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Mysterious Ways / Young Americans (snippet), Angel Of Harlem, Volcano, Also Sprach Zarathustra (snippet) / Every Breaking Wave, Bullet The Blue Sky, The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love), Beautiful Day / Moment Of Surrender (snippet), Bad / Into The Mystic (snippet) / Moment Of Surrender (snippet), With Or Without You,
encores: City Of Blinding Lights,
Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet), One / Invisible (snippet)
comment: Bono sung the melody of Also Sprach Zarathustra as Edge’s piano rose onto stage for Every Breaking Wave.

06/28/2015 United Center – Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone), Gloria /
Van Morrison’s Gloria (snippet), Vertigo, I Will Follow, Iris (Hold Me Close), Cedarwood Road, Song For Someone, Sunday Bloody Sunday / When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet), Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet), Until The End Of The World / She’s A Rainbow (snippet) / A Clockwork Orange (snippet), (Intermission), Invisible, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Mysterious Ways / Young Americans (snippet), Desire / La Bamba (snippet) / Julia (snippet), Lucifer’s Hands, Every Breaking Wave, Bullet The Blue Sky / 19 (snippet), The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love), Beautiful Day / Two Hearts Beat As One (snippet), All I Want Is You, With Or Without You / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet),
encores: City Of Blinding Lights,
Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet), One / Invisible (snippet)
comment: Gloria is performed for the first time since 14 December 2005, an absence of 9 years, 6 months, and 14 days. Throughout Pride, Beautiful Day, and All I Want Is You, Bono makes reference to the recent US Supreme Court ruling in favour of marriage equality and dedicates All I Want Is You to his wife, who was in attendance. Three fans are on stage for Desire – one to film on Meerkat, one to play guitar, one to sing.

06/29/2015 United Center – Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone), The Electric Co. /
Send In The Clowns (snippet) / I Can See For Miles (snippet) / Smells Like Teen Spirit (snippet), Vertigo, I Will Follow, Iris (Hold Me Close), Cedarwood Road, Song For Someone, Sunday Bloody Sunday / When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet), Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet), Until The End Of The World, (Intermission), Invisible, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Mysterious Ways / My Sweet Lord (snippet), The Crystal Ballroom, Sweetest Thing, Every Breaking Wave, Bullet The Blue Sky / 19 (snippet), The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love), Beautiful Day / I Remember You (snippet), With Or Without You / My Kind Of Town (snippet),
encores: City Of Blinding Lights,
Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet), Happy Birthday, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For / People Have The Power (snippet)
comment: Live debut of The Crystal Ballroom. Beforehand, Bono spoke about how fans following the tour had been eagerly requesting the song. Happy Birthday sung for John Cusack.

07/02/2015 United Center – Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone), Gloria /
Van Morrison’s Gloria (snippet), Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio? (snippet) / Vertigo / God Save The Queen (Sex Pistols) (snippet), I Will Follow, Iris (Hold Me Close), Cedarwood Road, Song For Someone, Sunday Bloody Sunday / When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet), Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet), Until The End Of The World / Love And Peace Or Else (snippet), (Intermission), Invisible, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Mysterious Ways / Young Americans (snippet), California (There Is No End To Love), Ordinary Love, Every Breaking Wave, Bullet The Blue Sky, The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love), Beautiful Day / My Kind Of Town (snippet), Bad / Moment Of Surrender (snippet), With Or Without You,
encores: City Of Blinding Lights,
Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet), Adam Raised A Cain (snippet) / 40

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