August 16, 1981 – Slane, Ireland – Slane Castle

With A Shout, Twilight, I Will Follow, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Gloria, Rejoice, October, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control. Encore(s): Happy Birthday, Fire, 11 O’Clock Tick Tock.
U2 participate in 1981’s Slane Castle festival in support of headliners Thin Lizzy (other bands playing in the festival included Sweet Savage, Rose Tattoo, The Bureau and Hazel O’Connor). U2 would later go on to headline Slane themselves twenty years later. Happy Birthday is sung for Aislinn, Edge’s girlfriend (and later his first wife). This show features the live debuts of With A Shout, I Threw A Brick, Gloria, Rejoice, and October.

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