share
Bono and Edge performed with Pearl Jam tonight, part of the Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne.

A capacity audience of 20,000 at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl saw Edge and Bono join Pearl Jam for Neil Young's Rocking in the Free World - Edge turning in a particularly scintillating performance.

'To the Make Poverty History campaigners, we salute you,' said Bono. 'Keep on rocking in the free world.
Politicians have to do what you tell them to do.'

The G-20 - finance ministers from twenty nations who represent two-thirds of the world's population - are meeting in Melbourne this weekend. Campaigners are demanding that rich countries deliver on the agreed UN target of allocating 0.7% of gross national income to international aid.

Next month the two bands will be together on stage again - when Pearl Jam join U2 for the final date of Vertigo 06 in Honolulu.

Recent News all news

24 Mar, 2015
Sunday, June 7 - second and final show in Denver. Tickets on sale Monday.
23 Mar, 2015
A sixth and final show has been confirmed for London's O2 in November.
19 Mar, 2015
Sing 'Song For Someone' ? We'll be showcasing some of the performances.
17 Mar, 2015
Denver, Colorado has been added to the iNNOCENCE & eXPERIENCE Tour.

Related Topics