U2 Elevation Tour
Elevation Tour 3rd leg: North America
: Joyce Center - South Bend, Indiana, USA
U2: Elevation Tour Returns to the USA(published on 2001-10-11)
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "From the opening chord, it was
a towering performance by a monumental band - emotional, painfully earnest and
authentically inspirational ... " San Francisco Chronicle
"It was the type of performance that only a legendary act can deliver.
And this legendary act had just delivered big time." Oakland Tribune
U2 tonight launched the sold out third leg of their Elevation Tour with a
blistering set in Notre Dame's Joyce Center, Indiana.
From the opening chords of hit track Beautiful Day, the capacity crowd
gave a rapturous reception to the band, who went on to play an outstanding set
lasting over two hours. The concert spanned their entire career, including
early singles New Years Day and Pride and a selection of tracks from their
current, 9-million selling album All That You Can't Leave Behind.
The show was also filmed for the first concert webcast from the Elevation
tour, screened live on u2.com. For those who missed it, registered members of
u2.com will be able to view the entire concert on demand for the next seven
days, along with exclusive footage and crew interviews.
The Elevation Tour kicked off in March in Miami and closes in Los Angeles
on November 19th, by which time U2 will have played 105 shows to over
2 million people. The full list of remaining dates are:
12, Molson Centre, MONTREAL; 13, Copps Coliseum, HAMILTON; 15 & 16,
United Center, CHICAGO; 19, The Arena, BALTIMORE; 24, 25 & 27, Madison
Square Garden, NEW YORK; 28, Continental Airlines Arena, NEW JERSEY; 30 &
31, Dunkin' Donuts Center, PROVIDENCE.
2, First Union Spectrum, PHILADELPHIA; 5, Frank Erwin Center, AUSTIN; 7,
Pepsi Center, DENVER; 9, Delta Center, SALT LAKE CITY; 12 & 13, Staples
Center, LOS ANGELES; 15 & 16, Oakland Arena, OAKLAND; 18, Thomas & Mack
Arena, LAS VEGAS; 19, Staples Center, LOS ANGELES.
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