"I'd love to be able to say it was symbolic, but the truth is we needed a stadium that didn't have a football team, so we could use it for three weeks. Also, Las Vegas is a good place to work - the local crews are very experienced in setting up live shows"
- Paul McGuinness on selecting Las Vegas as opening city for Popmart, 1997
did you know
The song 'Peace On Earth' refers to the August 1998 Omagh city bombing which targeted shoppers and was planted by an extremist group known as the Real IRA.