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"People should be politicized, people should be angry about a lot of things and the peace-and-love thing doesn't sit comfortably with me at all. I'm serious, it doesn't come easy." — Bono


U2 Concerts with Opening Act: The Pogues

The Pogues has opened at 5 U2 concerts.

The Pogues Website

Shane MacGowan, Spider Stacy, Jem Finer, James Fearnley, Andrew Ranken, Darryl Hunt, Terry Woods

Celtic punk band that formed in London in 1982. They opended for The Clash in 1984 and released their album "Red Roses For Me" in October of that same year. They used traditional Irish instruments in their music and often had politically charged lyrics.