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"Rock and roll started out as dance music, but somewhere along the way it lost its hips and became rhythmically simplistic." — Edge


U2 Concert: Apr 03, 1985 at Uniondale , NY



Tour: Unforgettable Fire 5th Leg (N. Amer.) 
Venue: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum  
Location: UniondaleNY  United States 

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Attendance: 15,000  (Capacity: 15,000)


Opening Act(s):



Releases Represented:

  1. The Unforgettable Fire had 6 songs
  2. War had 4 songs
  3. Boy had 2 songs
  4. October had 2 songs
  5. Non-Album Singles had 1 songs
  6. Other U2 Songs had 1 songs

Comments: “The first time was 1981," Bono says upon taking the stage, referencing the band’s first concert on Long Island back on the October tour.

During “I Will Follow” a fan hands Bono a letter that asks if he can be in the band.

Before, “40,” Bono thanks the crowd and local radio station, WLIR, who was a major proponent of the band since their first album.

“Be gentle with them,” Bono says as security takes away several fans who rush the stage during "40."

Bono changes the lyrics to the “Do They Know It’s Christmas” snippet to:

“…let them know it’s Easter time…”

We have 2 reviews and 0 photos from this show.

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