Dome open for 2nd concert in history as 60K fans rock out with U2
Web Staff, cp24.com
Published Thursday, September 17, 2009 8:23AM EDT
Wednesday night’s U2 concert is getting rave reviews this morning after the Irish band rocked a sold-out crowd at the Rogers Centre.
About 60,000 were entertained under the night sky – the second time in the building’s history that a concert was played with the dome open.
The stage took four days to build and features an elaborate spaceship-like structure, standing 30 metres high with a 20 metre pylon to top it off.
Fans were serenaded to tracks from U2’s latest album, No Line no the Horizon, as well as hits from the bands other albums.
U2 plays one more show in Toronto tonight, and some fans were camped out to enter the stadium Thursday morning after seeing last night’s show.
“Short people need to get ready to line up for the front, otherwise it’s not worth it,” says Maritza Silva, a fan for 25 years.
Standing by a sleeping bag where she’s been camping out, Silva says Wednesday night’s show was fantastic and the band played a great set list.