September 20, 1997 - Reggio Emilia, Italy - Festival Site

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Mofo, I Will Follow, Gone, Even Better Than The Real Thing, Last Night On Earth, Until The End Of The World, New Year’s Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love), I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, All I Want Is You, Staring At The Sun, Volare, Miami, Bullet The Blue Sky-America, Please, Where The Streets Have No Name. Encore(s): Discothèque, If You Wear That Velvet Dress, With Or Without You, Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me, Mysterious Ways, One-Wake Up Dead Man.


Over 150,000 fans attend this concert, making it the world’s largest paying crowd to a single act without support. The world record is still held to this day.

Fan Review:

By Lars Radmer

It was the best concert in my life!

I arrived at the area at 1:00 pm and was surprised, there were already thousands of people there. When the show began therewere !!!!! 150 000 !!!!! people in the place.

I travelled 1300 km (800 miles) by car to see the show again (I was also at the show in Hanover, near my hometown) and I will never regret this long way.

Two days earlier at the show in Roma a man died during the show because of a heart attack and Bono dedicated the concert to that man. Bono also seemed to be very exited about the lots of people who where there to see the show. When they played the older songs and everybody was singing it was really overwhelming.

Bono said: ” This was one of the greatest moments in my whole life. ” And at the end of the show he said : “Mille gracie Reggio, you gave four Irish boys an evening they’ll never forget!”

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