"Adam was very persuasive. He had printed cards with 'Adam Clayton, manager of U2', and he was calling people. This was the post-Geldof world in which it was ok to hustle and hassle for a place at the front of the queue."
- Bono on U2's early days
The show where the Red Rocks show was recorded would originally have been postponed due to bad weather, but the band couldn't afford this because they had a film crew over. That is the reason the show happened regardless.