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"One of the most valuable things about [Bono's] lyrics is that you can adapt them to any particular situation." — Larry

U2 Concert: Jun 20, 2017 at Landover , MD

Tour: Joshua Tree 2017 Tour 1st Leg (North America) 
Venue: FedEx Field 
Location: LandoverMD  United States 

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Attendance: 49,827  (Capacity: 49,827)

Opening Act(s):

Releases Represented:

  1. The Joshua Tree had 11 songs
  2. All That You Can't Leave Behind had 2 songs
  3. The Unforgettable Fire had 2 songs
  4. War had 2 songs
  5. Achtung Baby had 2 songs
  6. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb had 1 songs
  7. Original Soundtracks 1 had 1 songs

Comments: U2 returns to the Washington, D.C. metro area for their first official concert since 2009. With a large contingent of ONE staff and DC politicians in the house, Bono name checks several of them during the show.

During “Bad,” Bono mentions the recent shooting in Alexandria and is glad that U.S. Representative Steve Scalise made it through okay.

“Still Haven’t Found" is dedicated to Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick of Washington, D.C. 

“One Tree Hill” is dedicated to Emma Oxford and her husband Michael Elliott, former president of the ONE Campaign, who passed away last year.

Later, before “Ultraviolet,” Bono thanks Congresswomen Kay Granger and Nancy Pelosi.

"Beautiful Day" features a new intro including audio of speeches from Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.

And finally, in one of the most bizarre endings to a U2 concert, after “Vertigo,” Bono brings a fan on stage. While Larry performs a drumroll, the guy performs a handstand. Afterwards, the band wave goodbye quickly and leave the stage.

ATU2's Landover photo slideshow:

U2 - Landover - June 20, 2017  

Tags: Hear us coming, Lord

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