Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy

Set List of Show:

Bono Performances:

  • "Stand By Me"
  • "Happy Birthday"
  • "Over the Rainbow"

Additional Music

Snippets of Other Songs Performed by Bono:


Bono attends the wedding of Salma Hayek, and performs “Stand By Me” among other songs.

Show Details:

Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault were married a second time in Venice, after intially exchanging vows in Paris on Valentines Day in a smaller event. The celebrations after the wedding took place at the Teatro La Fenice opera house. Bono was in attendance at the wedding celebrations in Venice, and contributed to the after party, taking the stage with Hayek, and guests Charlize Theron, Damien Rice and Woody Harrelson to perform “Stand By Me”. He was also present when all the guests took part in a group singalong to “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz, lead by Woody Harrelson. Music was provided by a 14-member band.

Other performances during the night, without U2 participation included Charlize Theron and Stella McCartney taking on “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” and were joined by Hayek to do “Satisfaction”. Other guests at the wedding ceremony included Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ashley Judd, David Blaine, Anna Wintour, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Lucy Liu, Ed Norton and former French President, Jacques Chirac. 150 guests were in attendance at the event. The collected guests also sang “Happy Birthday” to Penelope Cruz who was celebrating her birthday a few nights later.

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