(CBS) – More than 50,000 will pack Soldier Field each night this weekend to watch the band U2 perform live.
In the wake of the Manchester bombing, security plans are top of mind.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek U.S. Authorization
CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.
City officials won’t say many additional officers will working this weekend, but they say you will see more police presence, not only at the U2 concerts, but also at Wrigley Field and other big events like Gospel Fest this weekend.READ MORE: Three-Car Crash In West Rogers Park Shatters Nearby Bus Stop
Also, they asking you to pay attention to your surroundings.
“It’s so sad that we need extra security, but I’d rather have it and better be safe than sorry,” concert goer Haley Russo says.
City officials say Soldier Field will be surrounded by several rings of security. That includes a 24-hour, fully staffed command center.MORE NEWS: Historic St. Paul Lutheran Church In Suburban Beecher Burns Down In Fire
Manchester is still sending shockwaves across the globe. On Friday, more than 80,000 people in Germany had to evacuate a large rock concert because of a terror threat there.