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"We may well be the future of rock 'n' roll, but so what? When I go back to Dublin, to my girlfriend it's more of a distraction that I'm in a band than any big deal — and my old man shouts at me for not doing the dishes before I go to bed." — Bono, 1982


U2 Concerts with Opening Act: The Pretenders

The Pretenders has opened at 18 U2 concerts.

The Pretenders Website

Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Martin Chambers (drums, backing vocals, percussion), Nick Wilkinson, James Walbourne, Eric Heywood

English-American rock band formed in 1978. Their self-titled debut album was released in December 1979 and was a commerical and critical success. Their 1994 ballad "I'll Stand By You" was a Top 20 success in the US and a Top 10 hit in the UK. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2005. 


Location Concerts
England  
    Leeds  
          Elland Road Football Stadium 1
    London  
          Wembley Stadium (I) 1
France  
    Montpellier  
          Espace Richter 1
Germany  
    Cologne  
          Mungersdorfer Stadion 1
Ireland  
    Dublin  
          Croke Park 1
Italy  
    Modena  
          Stadio Alberto Braglia 2
    Rome  
          Stadio Flaminio 1
Netherlands  
    Rotterdam  
          Feyenoord Stadium 2
Spain  
    Madrid  
          Estadio Santiago Bernabeu 1
Sweden  
    Gothenburg  
          Eriksberg Shipyard Docks 1
Switzerland  
    Basel  
          St. Jakob Stadium 1
United States  
  California  
    Los Angeles  
          Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 2
    Oakland  
          Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 2
Wales  
    Cardiff  
          Arms Park 1