Boston In the Review Mirror, New York City Lights Ahead

Boston:   Boston Strong was the theme of U2's four night appearance. Bono and the boys had not performed consecutive shows since Elevation Tour June 2001.  The band and fans have a great love affair going on for sometime.

Daily sound checks offer possible mix ups in the set list. A bar offered a U2 experience that finally U2's twitter feed had to set the record straight. Kind of reminds us to be young NOT dumb.

One of the interesting things on the tour has been @u2bike which not many have picked up on. A member of the crew has been out around each city taking some wonderful images of the city as well as the venue. 

Social media was a buzz "I heard the Fly" " Was that the Fly" mixed in with Invisible. The Fly has not made an arrival this tour. We have go all the way back to May when we heard an acoustic version. During last nights intermission video "The Wanderer" was replaced with a video mixed by Gavin Friday and over the PA was The Fly.  ( Yea we heard that Gavin was in the house) A visual awakening with messages flashing from ZooTV.  "Gloria" made her appearance early in the evening.

Boston Strong! "No bomb can break you" U2 may have physically have left Boston however their message of uplifting hope will carry on until they return. Will they return ? Surely as the Summer turns to a Boston Winter. 

Venue Boston TD Garden July 15, 2015

  1. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
  2. Gloria / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet)
  3. Vertigo
  4. I Will Follow
  5. Iris (Hold Me Close)
  6. Cedarwood Road
  7. Song For Someone
  8. Sunday Bloody Sunday / When Johnny Comes Marching Home (snippet)
  9. Raised By Wolves / Psalm 23 (snippet)
  10. Until The End Of The World / Love And Peace Or Else (snippet)

(Intermission)

  1. Invisible
  2. Even Better Than The Real Thing
  3. Mysterious Ways / Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves (snippet)
  4. Volcano
  5. Stuck In A Moment
  6. Every Breaking Wave
  7. With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet)
  8. City Of Blinding Lights
  9. Bullet The Blue Sky / 19 (snippet)
  10. The Hands That Built America (snippet) / Pride (In The Name Of Love)

encore(s):

  1. Beautiful Day / Happy Birthday (snippet)
  2. Mother And Child Reunion (snippet) / Where The Streets Have No Name / California (There Is No End To Love) (snippet)
  3. One
  4. 40

 

** Snippet provided by U2Gigs

Bono On A Bike in NYC Video

Yep that's Bono and jimmy Fallon riding bikes outside the Rockefeller building #newyork #city

A video posted by Ron Grady (@ronnyg777) on

Bono and the boys happen to be in New York working on some skits for the Tonight show. This video was posted on instagram by Ron Grady.

It looks to be a skit where Jimmy rides up to Bono who happens to be on a bike outside of 30 Rock.

We have a couple of more images that we will post to our Facebook page.

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U2 Parties Up NY's West Villiage

The Spotted Pig is a fashionable resto and saloon in Manhattan’s West Village. Your chance of spotting a celeb there is fairly high. At around 8:30 Sunday morning, the New York Post reports, you could have seen all of U2 coming out of the place.

The boys and their entourage had been celebrating the end of their endless, $736-million-grossing world tour by having themselves quite a party, starting after 3 a.m., the paper says.

“People were doing quadruple takes when U2 came out of the bar in their rock ‘n’ roll clothes,” the paper’s eyewitness said. “There were SUVs with the drivers sleeping in the front. When the band came out, the drivers slapped themselves awake and drove off.”