2017-05-21 - Pasadena, California - Rose Bowl

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show attendees: 44

15 users from California:
CMLuke, Chrisedge, Edge_Orchestra, Gman68, U2jen, allad1nsane, brianjones, desertrat, hoserama, landochia, mrsdobbler, robertito525i, sschwartz40, tarbalien, zoobonneau

4 from Mexico: U2DMacotela, elevationhippie, serch_73, yutero
3 from Nevada: U2Gat, dghickey, u2fan1977
3 from Arizona: DesertDog, jgrfans, malamute
2 from Australia: bradperth, jenkins000
2 from Canada: commodore, nunomoreira1
1 from Texas: Molykote
1 from Colombia: felcheve
1 from Massachusetts: tbornot2b
1 from Brazil: marciniak
1 from Spain: Forrest
1 from Washington: elizabethseattle
1 from Oklahoma: chadd787
1 from Netherlands: Remy
1 from Florida: TDarby719
1 from Minnesota: Newfdaddy
1 from France: le_poulpe
1 from Philippines: cleopatra
1 from Russian Federation: bonoman83

review by bushido529

4 months ago


This is my 6th U2 show overall and they were on fire! Bono voice was great that night. Edge guitar playing was phenomenal as usual. Heart punching bass by Mr. Clayton. Don't forget the beast of rhythm, Larry. All instruments were on point and the band's timing. They performed like it wasn't just a job. They performed like it was their first gig again. It had passion.


It's a very listenable bootleg. All the instruments and Bono are well balanced in the recording.
Recording: "U2 May 21 2017" - 3.5 stars


The audience around were bad. I was in GA near the rails next to Larry's drum kit from the Tree Stage. There was pushing, shoving, cutting in line to get further. My friend and I were getting pumped up when Larry walked to the drum kit before Sunday Bloody Sunday, This one guy shoved us and claimed his "family" was there and went ahead of us but was lying at the end. He had 2 tall people with him blocking our view. We were getting pissed so we moved left a little bit and the show started. That incident faded away and we were rocking out. 1 minute into show nothing but phones were blocking out view, so we couldn't see the band like 75% of the time, I'm a short person myself. Alot of the people around were being drunk idiots trying to hit on girls and not enjoying the concert. I think the best audience engagements were the 1st half of the show, but slowly gets worst. Worst audiences I've seen at all my 6 shows.


I really loved the show. Although there was little things i didn't like and I'm not planning on talking about it. It was a great treat to see The Joshua Tree album played in full and sequence. Especially Red Hill Mining Town. Also seeing them perform a unreleased track from their forthcoming album. What makes it special is that the song may be completely different when it's officially released. I give this show a 4 out of 5. The reason I took a star out was due to U2 dropping A Sort of Homecoming. Like come on, there wasn't a valid reason. Yet Elevation stays. And the horrible audience my friend and I was around with. Jeez these people were buzz kills.

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  • Recordings available: 3
  • Show downloads: 949

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"U2 May 21 2017"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: ijwthstd (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Tascam DR-2D (Audio recording device), AT831 (Microphone)
  • Lineage: AT831 > battery box > DR-2d > Soundforge > FLAC + fre:ac & foobar for mp3
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  • Downloads: 820
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"Zoom H2n - Built-in XY capsules"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: tapeman2016 (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Zoom H2n (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: Zoom H2n (Built-in XY capsules) > WAV 24/96 > Avid Pro Tools 10 > Waves L2 Ultramaximizer > FLAC (16/44.1)
  • Downloads: 54
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Bit rate: 224, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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"The V.U. for Record Level"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: The V.U. (Audio Taper), schizo (Uploader)
  • Equipment: iPhone 4s (Audio recording device), TASCAM iM2 (Microphone)
  • Lineage: iPhone 4S > TASCAM iM2 Stereo Condenser Microphones > TASCAM PCM Recorder MKII (app) > WAV (44.1 kHz/16-bit/Mono) > Audacity [mono-to-stereo, amplification, fade-in/out] > CD Wave Editor [track splits] > FLAC + mp3
  • Downloads: 162
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photos by Remy (27)

View entire set | added: 4 months ago | shot with camera: ILCE-6300 | copyright: Creative Commons
  1. Exit
  2. One Tree Hill
  3. Band

photos by unknown (9)

View entire set | added: 4 months ago
  1. Rose Bowl night 2
  2. Rose Bowl night 2
  3. Rose Bowl night 2

photos by Sandy Da Silva (7)

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  1. Bono raising his arm during Pride
  2. Rose Bowl, Pasadena Show 2, Joshua Tree Tour 2017

photos by Bushido529 (4)

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  1. Underneath The Joshua Tree
  2. Underneath The Joshua Tree
  3. Underneath The Joshua Tree