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U2 Concert: Jun 17, 2018 at Washington, DC , DC



Tour:
Venue: Capital One Arena 
Location: Washington, DCDC  United States 

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Attendance: 16,026  (Capacity: 16,026)



Releases Represented:

  1. Songs Of Experience had 8 songs
  2. Achtung Baby had 3 songs
  3. All That You Can't Leave Behind had 2 songs
  4. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb had 2 songs
  5. Boy had 2 songs
  6. Songs Of Innocence had 2 songs
  7. The Unforgettable Fire had 1 songs
  8. October had 1 songs
  9. War had 1 songs
  10. Rattle And Hum had 1 songs
  11. Pop had 1 songs

Comments: Fans entering the arena are greeted with signs that reveal tonight's show is being videotaped, confirming rumors that had been circulating for a couple days that the two shows in the U.S. capital would be recorded for a potential video release. Cameras are added in various spots throughout the venue, and camerapeople are also working amongst the fans on the GA floor.

With a host of politicians and other government-type officials at the show, tonight's "Beautiful Day" namecheck is Madeleine Albright, who served as U.S. Secretary of State for four years under President Clinton. This audience and city also has Bono thinking about the word "compromise" -- he mentions it several times during the show. During his MacPhisto speech before "Acrobat," he sarcastically praises politicians for "fighting amongst yourselves" and says, "Whatever happens, don't mention the 'C' word ... compromise!" He mentions it again during the intro to "One," saying compromise is the "one word [that] has kept our band together."

As a fan near the b-stage screams unusually loudly, Bono stops his introduction of "Staring At The Sun" and asks, "You okay?" It prompts lots of laughs from the fans who know what he's reacting to.

Tags: MacPhisto appearance

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