Take a look back at a legendary show in Adams Morgan, Washington DC in 1979 when The Police played the Ontario Theater. Read a short review of the show, and watch a video of the band playing a West German TV show.
U2 played an emotional show in Toronto on December 8, 1980, hours after Mark David Chapman shot John Lennon in New York City. Still reeling, the band returned soon after to play small venues in Washington D.C. like The Bayou and Ontario Theater. This meta description highlights the tragic timing of Lennon's death coinciding with U2's fledgling U.S. touring days as they built towards later superstardom.