Complete list of details regarding U2 concert at Busch Stadium
Members of the Irish rock band U2, Bono, center, Adam Clayton, right, and The Edge perform in concert during their 360 world tour at the Azteca stadium in Mexico City, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini) By Alexandre Meneghini
Crews inside Busch Stadium are finishing last minute preparations for the U2 concert Sunday.
The massive stage for Sunday night’s concert is set and ready to go. The steel structure stands at 167-feet tall on top of a rotating stage.
Around 52,000 people are expected to attend the concert.
General Admission Field Tickets
- Fans will be allowed to start lining up at Gate 5 on Sunday morning at 7:00am - Fans with General Admission Field tickets must enter at Gate 5 - No overnight camping allowed - No open fire, glass or alcohol will be allowed in line - Concessions will be available - No blankets allowed on the field - Please be advised, the field will be very hot and proper footwear should be worn.
- Backpacks, purses, diaper bags, fanny packs and soft sided coolers that do not exceed a maximum size of 16'x16'x8 (all bags must be able to fit under your seat) - Non-alcoholic beverages including water and soda in open cups or in clear plastic bottles no larger than 2 liters - Small personal cameras
- Alcohol, bottles, cans, thermoses, hard-sided coolers, hard plastic cups/mugs, umbrellas, laser pens/pointers, fireworks, or any other item that poses a threat to other guests, stadium employees or the performers. - Professional cameras with detachable and/or large lenses. - Video and audio recorders.
All items will be inspected. Those patrons who refuse a search will be denied entrance into the stadium. Exceptions may be made for medical conditions.
Eastbound and Westbound lanes on I-44 at Jamieson will be closed Friday at 7pm until Monday at 5am. Fans are encouraged to ride MetroLink for this event.
Gratiot Ave. is completely closed at 7th street and two lanes of 7th street are closed for sewer repairs through July 21. Guest using the last Missouri exit from I-64 eastbound who normally pass through this intersection should continue straight south from the hiway exit to Chouteau to their parking location. Expect delays if you plan to use this exit. Guests traveling on 7th street should observe lane closures and shifts. Pedestrians also will need to use caution around the intersection of 7th and Gratiot.
Upon leaving the stadium guest needing to use the I-64 east bound entrance at 6th and Gratiot will need to approach the entrance ramp from Broadway on the east and 6th street on the south and west.
MetroLink will extend its hours of operation to accommodate concert goers on Sunday night. Metro will continue MetroLink service until all Downtown stations are cleared.