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U2 Back In The U.S.A.

U2 kicked off the second North American leg to their 30th anniversary tour celebrating their 1987 classic album, The Joshua Tree, on Sunday night (September 3rd) at Detroit’s Ford Field. The band peppered the 21-song show with snippets of tunes from Simon & Garfunkel, the Rolling Stones, and David Bowie — with Patti Smith guesting on a version of her 1988 favorite, “People Have The Power.” The band’s nine-date stadium run wraps on September 22nd at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium.

U2 ‘s setlist on  September 3rd, 2017 at Detroit’s Ford Field – via Setlist.FM:

“Sunday Bloody Sunday”
“New Year’s Day”
“Bad” (featuring Simon & Garfunkel‘s “America”)
“Pride (In The Name Of Love)”
“Where The Streets Have No Name” (with a snippet of “California (There Is No End To Love)”)
“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”
“With Or Without You”
“Bullet The Blue Sky”
“Running To Stand Still”
“Red Hill Mining Town”
“In God’s Country”
“Trip Through Your Wires”
“One Tree Hill”
“Exit” (with a spoken passage from Flannery O’Connor‘s Wise Blood)
“Mothers Of The Disappeared” (with a snippet of Patti Smith‘s “People Have The Power”) — with Patti Smith

Encore:

“Beautiful Day” (with a snippet of Patti Smith‘s “People Have the Power”)
“Elevation”
“Vertigo” (with a snippet of David Bowie‘s “Panic in Detroit”)
“Mysterious Ways” (with a snippet of The Rolling Stones‘ “Miss You”)
“Ultraviolet (Light My Way)”
“One” (with “Hear Us Coming” verse)

U2 North American tours dates — with special guest Beck (subject to change):
September 5 – Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
September 8 – Minneapolis, MN – US Bank Stadium
September 10 – Indianapolis, IN – Lucas Oil Stadium
September 12 – Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium
September 14 – New Orleans, LA – Mercedes Benz Superdome
September 16 – St. Louis, MO – The Dome At America’s Center
September 19 – Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium
September 22 – San Diego, CA – Qualcomm Stadium

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