U2 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

U2 360 ST. LOUIS 7.17.11

DAY 64 – JULY 16 Day 64 of my U2 360 tour across America brought me from Philadelphia to St. Louis, driving almost 900 miles in over 16 hours. It should have only taken about 14 hours, but two traffic jams in Indiana caused my delay. It was much like my drive from Miami to…

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U2 360 PHILADELPHIA 7.14.11

DAY 62 – JULY 14 – U2 360 #12 – PHILADELPHIA The U2 360 show in Philadelphia was a great show, made even better because I shared it with my old Elevation tour friends as well as couple new friends from the 360 tour, especially since it was because of U2 Elevation show in Philadelphia…

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U2 360 CHICAGO 7.5.11

DAY 52 – JULY 4 My friends Tasha and Amy and I spent the 4th of July in Chicago walking up and down Michigan Avenue. We ran into some of our U2 friends, had lunch at the Purple Pig and hung out in Millenium Park before relaxing in our room at the Hotel Monaco. We…

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U2 360 NASHVILLE 7.2.11

DAY 49 – JULY 1 After the U2 show in Miami Wednesday night, I spent Thursday relaxing in my fabulous suite in the fantastic Epic hotel. I left Miami at 6am est Friday morning and should have arrived in Nashville around 7pm cst. But because of horrible traffic around Atlanta, I didn’t make it to…

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U2 360 MIAMI 6.29.11

DAYS 45 & 46 – JUNE 27 & 28 Days 45 and 46 of my U2 360 tour across America brought me from East Lansing, Michigan to Miami, Florida – 1,426 miles bringing my miles driven over 10,500 miles and still had 8 more shows to go. I left Michigan Monday morning after the U2…

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U2 360 EAST LANSING 6.26.11

DAY 43 – JUNE 25 Day 43 of my U2 360 tour across America brought me from Maryland to Michigan for U2 360′s show at Michigan State University in East Lansing. I left my parents’ house in Ellicott City, Maryland at 10am and arrived in East Lansing, Michigan at 7:30pm – driving 578 miles stopping only twice.…

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U2 360 BALTIMORE 6.22.11

On Sunday, the morning after the second U2 show in Anaheim I left for my cross country trip to Baltimore. I had just 3 1/2 days to drive 2700 miles from California to Maryland to make it to the U2 show in Baltimore on Wednesday. It was very important that I go to the Baltimore show because…

2U plays the Maryland Irish Festival

2U, U2 tribute band from Long Island, NY, played a 15-song 90-minute set at the Maryland Irish Festival Saturday night. It was a fun show. It was better than I expected, especially after seeing the band members set up. Fake Larry was no Larry at all. He had long black curly 80s rock band hair. Fake Bono…

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U2 360 OAKLAND 6.7.11

DAYS 23&24 – June 5&6 We left Seattle just before 1pm the day after the U2 show in Seattle and after 800 miles we were in Oakland 2 days later. The first day we drove to Eugene, Oregon and spent the night at a Motel 6. It was the first time on my trip that…

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Larry Mullen Jr at FLIFF via Skype

Larry Mullen Jr attended the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival last night via Skype. He was named FLIFF’s ‘Star on the Horizon’ for his starring role in Man on the Train. He answered questions from the audience and talked a bit about the film. I learned of this event a month ago, but decided not…

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U2 360 SEATTLE 6.4.11

DAY 22 – JUNE 4 – U2 360 #3 – Qwest Field SEATTLE The U2 360 show in Seattle was better than the previous two shows I had been to in Denver and Salt Lake City. Even though it was the same set list, the audience was much more into it, the band was having…