Wonder what Lincoln would have thought… U2? Performing onstage, at his feet?

U2 performing at inaugural at the steps of Lincoln

Art leveraging politics. It’s happened over and over again (think Yanni at the Taj Mahal & the New York Philharmonic performing in North Korea last year), but I think this case in particular was in-your-face fabulousity. Point being that taking a wildly popular cultural & political icon like the Lincoln Memorial, and combining it with a wildly popular art icon, U2, well, when those two collosus meet, the earth shakes. Serendipity at the first riff …


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