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U2 Joshua Tree Tour 1987 Leg I
North America

04/02/1987 Arizona State University Activity Center - Tempe, Arizona, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet) / Three Little Birds (snippet), Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit, In God's Country, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / School's Out (snippet) / Cold Turkey (snippet), Bad / Oh Happy Day (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: People Get Ready, 40
comment: First live performances of I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, Bullet The Blue Sky, and Running To Stand Still.

04/04/1987 Arizona State University Activity Center - Tempe, Arizona, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / Old McDonald Had A Farm (snippet) / Cold Turkey (snippet), Bad / John I'm Only Dancing (snippet) / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Candle In The Wind (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, People Get Ready
comment: Live debut of With Or Without You. This show was originally scheduled for the 3rd of April rather than the 4th, but was postponed a day to allow Bono to recover from recent vocal problems.

04/05/1987 Community Center - Tucson, Arizona, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit, In God's Country, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / Cold Turkey (snippet), Bad / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (snippet) / Norwegian Wood (snippet), October, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Lucille, People Get Ready, 40

04/07/1987 The Summit - Houston, Texas, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Bad, October, With Or Without You / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, People Get Ready, 40, Trip Through Your Wires, Southern Man
comment: Until 17 May 2005, this was the only show during which 40 was played in full and did not close. It was meant to conclude the show, but the applause and chant of "how long" were so enthusiastic that U2 returned for an impromptu second encore even though the post-show Clannad music was playing, the house lights were up, and some of the audience were already departing the venue. Although this performance of Trip Through Your Wires was its tour debut, it had already been played twice, with the first performance occurring over a year ago in January 1986!

04/08/1987 The Summit - Houston, Texas, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Don't Let Me Down (snippet), October, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Trip Through Your Wires, 40
comment: After this concert, U2 went to a nightclub and played a short impromptu set there.

04/10/1987 Pan American Center - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), Gloria, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, People Get Ready, Trip Through Your Wires
comment: Only time a concert has ever been closed by Trip Through Your Wires. This show was originally planned for El Paso, then Albuquerque, but ultimately takes place in Las Cruces and is U2's only show to date in New Mexico.

04/12/1987 Thomas And Mack Arena - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Gloria, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: Trip Through Your Wires, People Get Ready, 40
comment: The video for I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For is filmed after the show. This is the only concert of the entire first leg that does not sell out.

04/13/1987 San Diego Sports Arena - San Diego, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Gloria, Bad / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You, I Shall Be Released, 40

04/14/1987 San Diego Sports Arena - San Diego, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God's Country, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You, Gloria, I Shall Be Released, Mothers Of The Disappeared
comment: I Shall Be Released is performed with Maria McKee of Lone Justice. Mothers Of The Disappeared makes its live debut.

04/17/1987 Sports Arena - Los Angeles, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Gloria, Bad / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), I Shall Be Released, 40

04/18/1987 Sports Arena - Los Angeles, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / School's Out (snippet) / Cold Turkey (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, People Get Ready, 40

04/20/1987 Sports Arena - Los Angeles, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet) / Three Little Birds (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / School's Out (snippet) / Cold Turkey (snippet), Bad / Candle In The Wind (snippet) / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, I Shall Be Released, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, 40
comment: I Shall Be Released and Knockin' On Heaven's Door are performed with Bob Dylan. Both Bob and Bono improvise lyrics in an extended performance of the latter.

04/21/1987 Sports Arena - Los Angeles, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Bad, October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, Sunday Bloody Sunday, 40

04/22/1987 Sports Arena - Los Angeles, California, USA
Stand By Me, MLK, Pride (In The Name Of Love), Trip Through Your Wires, I Will Follow, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, The Unforgettable Fire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, The Electric Co. / Light My Fire (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Gloria, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet),
encores: Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), 40
comment: First time U2 covers the classic Stand By Me. It was being played over the PA, the house lights were still up, and roadies were still preparing the stage when Bono suddenly appears on stage and starts singing to the tape. The rest of the band appear as the tape fades out and they take over the song live. This show features the Joshua Tree Tour debut of The Electric Co.; this is the first time since November 1980 it is performed without the mini-song intro of The Cry.

04/24/1987 Cow Palace - Daly City, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, 40

04/25/1987 Cow Palace - Daly City, California, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Electric Co. / Light My Fire (snippet), Bad / Candle In The Wind (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: Mothers Of The Disappeared, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), 40

04/29/1987 Rosemont Horizon - Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: Mothers Of The Disappeared, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, 40
comment: This show has been immortalised in the famous bootleg Rock's Hottest Ticket, titled after a Time magazine headline about U2 from earlier in 1987. This is one of the most popular unofficial U2 releases.

04/30/1987 Pontiac Silverdome - Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, 40
comment: U2 headline a stadium gig in the US for the first time. This is the only stadium concert of the first leg of the Joshua Tree Tour.

05/02/1987 The Centrum - Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, 40

05/03/1987 The Centrum - Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky / America (snippet), Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, C'mon Everybody, Bad / Candle In The Wind (snippet) / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You, 40
comment: C'mon Everybody is covered for the first time in eleven months and it's a rough, energetic performance. At the end, Bono remarks that it's "another classic trashed by U2".

05/04/1987 The Centrum - Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Stand By Me, Pride (In The Name Of Love), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, The Electric Co. / Light My Fire (snippet) / Break On Through (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Gloria, Bad,
encores: Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, With Or Without You / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet) / Shine Like Stars (snippet), 40

05/07/1987 Civic Center - Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), People Get Ready, Trip Through Your Wires, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town (snippet) / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, C'mon Everybody, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, Sunday Bloody Sunday, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), Gloria, 40
comment: People Get Ready is played for Bono's brother Norman.

05/08/1987 Civic Center - Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Riders On The Storm (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, C'mon Everybody, Bad, October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love), Mothers Of The Disappeared,
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), Gloria, 40

05/09/1987 Civic Center - Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Stand By Me, Pride (In The Name Of Love), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town (snippet) / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), The Electric Co. / Light My Fire (snippet) / Break On Through (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Gloria, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet),
encores: Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), 40

05/11/1987 Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Riders On The Storm (snippet) / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, C'mon Everybody, Bad / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Ruby Tuesday (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), Gloria, 40

05/12/1987 Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For / Exodus (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Riders On The Storm (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Electric Co. / Fight For Your Right (To Party) (snippet) / Light My Fire (snippet) / Break On Through (snippet), People Get Ready, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), 40
comment: This is the first U2 concert attended by Edge's daughter Hollie, and Bono dedicates People Get Ready to her.

05/13/1987 Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, A Sort Of Homecoming, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, Bad, October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), 40

05/15/1987 Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Trip Through Your Wires, People Get Ready, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Exit / Riders On The Storm (snippet), In God's Country, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Maggie's Farm / Cold Turkey (snippet) / School's Out (snippet), C'mon Everybody, Trip Through Your Wires, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love),
encores: With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet), Gloria, 40
comment: Bono felt that Trip Through Your Wires was performed so badly the first time that he got the band to do it again later in the main set.

05/16/1987 Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
Stand By Me, Pride (In The Name Of Love), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit / Van Morrison's Gloria (snippet), In God's Country, Trip Through Your Wires, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, The Electric Co. / Light My Fire (snippet) / Break On Through (snippet), Springhill Mining Disaster, New Year's Day, Gloria, Bad,
encores: Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, With Or Without You / Shine Like Stars (snippet) / Love Will Tear Us Apart (snippet), 40


More detailed listings from this tour can be found here.

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