Madison Square Gardens was the place to be Friday night.
Last night, U2’s Bono gave a shout out to “the 42nd president,” Bill Clinton, for helping to negotiate peace in the 1990s in the band’s native Ireland. Bono later praised the former president and Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is running for president, for their efforts in fighting AIDS.
U2 performed for more than two hours, with thousands singing along on such favourites as “Pride (In the Name of Love)” and “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” The Clintons received warm applause, but the biggest cheers came when the encore brought an old friend on stage, Bruce Springsteen, who played acoustic guitar and joined them for “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and the Ben E. King hit “Stand By Me.”
Have a look.