The U2 tribute band Under a Blood Red Sky played a special concert June 5, 2008 at the Gothic Theatre. For those of us who couldn’t attend, here is a summary of the performance from manager Brent Cranmer:
The show at the Gothic Theatre was amazing. We had a fantastic production with
several hundred U2 fans. Under A Blood Red Sky was introduced to the crowd
by replaying Barry Fay’s original introduction from the original Live At Red
Rocks video. With the concert under way, Under A Blood Red Sky recreated the
original Red Rocks show (complete with the original torches) to commemorate
the 1983 Red Rocks event.
As the crowd chanted to 40, original scenes from the 1983 video played on
the giant screen along with clips from Under A Blood Red Sky’s performance
of the same from our August 21, 2007 sell out at Red Rocks.
As UABRS retook the stage, the fans were treated to all of U2’s greatest
hits, including a special performance of Red Hill Mining Town with Xiren
accompanying the band on guitar and then as Bono for All I Want Is You.
Fans, young and old, were treated to a U2 concert experience of a life
Full set list:
1. Out Of Control
2. Ah Cat Dubh
4. Two Hearts Beat As
5. Sunday Bloody
6. Electric CO.
7. New Year’s Day
9. Party Girl
10. 11 O’Clock Tick Tock
11. I Will Follow
14. Beautiful Day
16. Zoo Station
17. The Fly
18. Mysterious Ways
19. Red Hill Mining Town
20. All I want Is You
21. Where the Streets Have No Name
24. Bullet the Blue Sky
25. With or Without