U2 invite fan onstage in Phoenix to play ‘In God’s Country’ – watch

Fan attempted to stay on the stage for 'The Sweetest Thing' but was pushed away by Bono

U2 invited a fan on stage to play ‘In God’s Coutry’ during a gig in Phoenix last night (May 22).

The band arrived at the VENUE for the latest leg in their Innocence + Experience Tour. When a fan requested ‘In God’s Country’, first heard on 1993 album ‘The Joshua Tree’, frontman Bono invited the man up to play guitar alongside the band.

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“Are you the dude? Do you know the chords?”, Bono asked. After hugging each of the band members the fan began playing the song. After it ended he tried to stay on as the band played but was sent back to his seat by Bono.

U2 kicked off their world tour in Vancouver on May 14. The show saw guitarist The Edge falling off the edge of the stage during their final song ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’.

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Bono and co also paid tribute to late blues guitarist BB King at a show last Friday (May 15), performing their 1988 collaboration ‘When Love Comes To Town’. King passed away the day prior.