The First U2 Concert in Australia

I’m surely not the first to do this, but I want to keep my own record of all the U2 Concerts in Australia. There were never many (particularly in Adelaide), so it’s amazing to find many photographs or articles.

Here is the First U2 Concert in Australia. I, unfortunately due to financial constraints, did not make it to the 1993 concert. I remember selling my camera gear, used in 1992 at the Adelaide Grandprix, to get the funds – but didn’t raise enough. Thankfully there were more concerts…


Tour: Zoo TV Zoomerang
Venue: (Allianz) Sydney Football Stadium
Location: Sydney, Australia
Date: 26 November 1993

Main Setlist:

  • Zoo Station
  • The Fly
  • Even Better Than The Real Thing
  • Mysterious Ways
  • One, Unchained Melody (snippet)
  • Until The End Of The World
  • New Year’s Day
  • Numb
  • Tryin’ To Throw Your Arms Around The World
  • Angel Of Harlem
  • Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
  • Satellite Of Love
  • Dirty Day
  • Bullet The Blue Sky
  • Running To Stand Still
  • Where The Streets Have No Name
  • Pride

Encore

  • Daddy’s Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car
  • Lemon
  • With Or Without You
  • Love Is Blindness
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love

Releases Represented:

  • ‘Achtung Baby’ had 8 songs
  • ‘Zooropa’ had 5 songs
  • ‘The Joshua Tree’ had 4 songs
  • ‘Cover Songs’ had 2 songs
  • ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ had 1 songs
  • ‘War’ had 1 songs
  • ‘Rattle And Hum’ had 1 songs

This information was extracted from https://tours.atu2.com/concert/aussie-stadium-sydney-nov-26-1993.

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U2 Concert, Adelaide, 2006

One of eleven photographs from the Adelaide U2 Concert on November 16th 2006. Taken by a friend who was about one metre from the stage and got some decent shots from a mobile phone. Yes, they are all bit blurry. Bono did ask the crowd to get out the mobile phones to text makepovertyhistory.org. Seems some phones had cameras…I cropped this selection down to 1024×768. Enjoy.

Songs @ the Adelaide U2 Concert, 15.Nov.2006

The most fantastic night of my life was U2 in Adelaide, 15th November 2006. It was definitely a concert worth waiting to see live!

Listening to Bono‘s amazing vocals and The Edge‘s melodic guitar-riffs, Adam‘s bass guitar, all laid over Larry‘s drumming skills, made this playlist flow so easily:

Encore #1

Encore #2