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U2 Concert: Sep 20, 1987 at Washington, DC , DC



Tour: Joshua Tree 3rd Leg (North America) 
Venue: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium  
Location: Washington, DCDC  United States 

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Attendance: 51,016  (Capacity: 53,056)


Opening Act(s):



Releases Represented:

  1. The Joshua Tree had 7 songs
  2. The Unforgettable Fire had 4 songs
  3. War had 3 songs
  4. Cover Songs had 2 songs
  5. Boy had 1 songs
  6. October had 1 songs
  7. Other U2 Songs had 1 songs

Comments: It rains throughout the concert and as a result Bono slips and falls and dislocates his shoulder during "Exit." He is able to finish the concert, but will need to wear a sling for several weeks.

We have 2 reviews and 0 photos from this show.

Fan Reviews Media Reviews
  1. Fan Review by Tom Gately
  1. Media Review by Washington Post (Richard Harrington 09/21/1987): Sunday Muddy Sunday; Sound System, Injury Plague U2 Concert