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Mar 24, 2001 at Sunrise , FL



Tour: Elevation 1st Leg (North America) 
Venue: National Car Rental Center 
Location: SunriseFL  United States 

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Attendance: 18,984  (Capacity: 18,984)


Opening Act(s):



Releases Represented:

  1. All That You Can't Leave Behind had 6 songs
  2. Achtung Baby had 4 songs
  3. The Joshua Tree had 3 songs
  4. War had 2 songs
  5. Pop had 2 songs
  6. The Unforgettable Fire had 1 songs
  7. Boy had 1 songs
  8. Non-Album Singles had 1 songs
  9. Other U2 Songs had 1 songs

Comments: U2 opens the Elevation Tour with two sold nights in Sunrise, Florida, after about two weeks of rehearsal in nearby Miami.

The show and rest of the tour features general admission tickets on the floor for the first time at a U2 concert in the US, and will be used at all subsequent U2 tours to date.

"Elevation" opens the show after the band take the stage with the house lights still on and the Influx Mix of "Elevation" playing on the PA. The two of which will serve as the intro music and opening song at every show on the entire tour except for the October Notre Dame show.

A scary moment occurs during "Until The End Of The World," when Bono walks backward off the catwalk. He climbs back up and continues the show unscathed.

Bono plays the piano for possibly the first time at a U2 show during "The Sweetest Thing."

Bono recites parts of Psalm 116 over the beginning "Streets."

The main set ends with "The Fly," and Bono exits the stage by going through the crowd on the floor, engulfed in security.

The show features the first public performances of "In A Little While" and "Walk On." "Walk On" closes the show and will close every show on the Elevation Tour except for the July show in Turin and the  last show in New York City in October.

Notable celebrities in attendance are Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello, Christy Turlington, Helena Christensen, Rick James and members of Pearl Jam.

   

Tags: Hear us coming, Lord, Psalm 116

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  1. Fan Review by Bob Stevens
  2. Fan Review by Juan Pardo
  3. Fan Review by Dave
  4. Fan Review by Ian
  5. Fan Review by Jeff
  6. Fan Review by John Merrer
  7. Fan Review by Elise
  8. Fan Review by Lisa
  9. Fan Review by Marie Camera
  10. Fan Review by Marie Camera
  11. Fan Review by Bob King
  12. Fan Review by Marc Dickman
  13. Fan Review by Brad Morris
  14. Fan Review by Maria (aka Craziperson)
  15. Fan Review by Kumar Ramanathan
  16. Fan Review by Jacob Mathai
  17. Fan Review by John
  18. Fan Review by Laura
  19. Fan Review by deb
  20. Fan Review by Phil Romans
  21. Fan Review by Mike Gentile (yes, really :)
  22. Fan Review by Gustavo GD
  23. Fan Review by Ryan F Flaherty
  24. Fan Review by Josh Valentine
  25. Fan Review by Michael Weddle
  26. Fan Review by Marco Ferrin
  27. Fan Review by Watts
  28. Fan Review by Alison Roberts
  29. Fan Review by rmg
  30. Fan Review by Victor Noe Chavez Camera
  31. Fan Review by Sean Fenlon
  32. Fan Review by John ''Sheriff'' Harris
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  34. Fan Review by Drew
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  36. Fan Review by Jorge Chaves