Articles by Deena 'DeenasDays' Dietrich

About Deena 'DeenasDays' Dietrich (290 Articles)
My name is Deena Dietrich. After 3 years living in Memphis and 3 months driving across America following the U2 360 Tour in 2011, I am back home in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. Now I am making my way as a Social Media Manager and Blogger as I try to get my book about my U2 travels published. My motto is "It is better to regret something you have done, than something you haven't." So follow me on my journey as I pursue my passions in music and sports: U2, Broncos, LMP, Grizzlies, NKOTB, Orioles.

U2 Boston MeetUp featuring Joshua Tree

Our U2 Boston MeetUp was supposed to be a pre Tour and pre Jimmy Fallon celebration, but Bono had the poor judgement to go cycling (and falling off) the day before U2′s residency of the Tonight Show was to begin (now it’s cancelled due to Bono’s arm surgery). So our U2 Boston [continue reading]

November 17, 2014 // 3 Comments

U2 Song Skips

I got into a conversation on Twitter with David Franklin and Chip Swain about what songs we skip on U2 albums. I think it may have started by one of us saying we didn’t skip any songs on Songs of Innocence and then it just snowballed from there. It’s not that we don’t like these [continue reading]

November 13, 2014 // 23 Comments

October 24, 2001 – Elevation NYC1

October 24, 2001 was the first of three Elevation shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and Tasha and I had tickets to all three shows. We arrived in NYC 5:15am the morning of the first show. We were numbers 39 and 40 in the GA line. I remember being VERY excited to see Macy’s just [continue reading]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

October 25, 2001 – Elevation NYC2

For the second Elevation show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 25, 2001, Tasha and I had seats. It was quite relaxing not to have to wait in line all day and stress out about a getting a good ‘spot,’ but then we realized being in the GA line was half of the fun. We [continue reading]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

October 27, 2001 – Elevation NYC3

We had a day off between the second and third Elevation shows in New York City, so we drove up to New Jersey to check into our hotel – which we kept through the Elevation show in Jersey on October 28, 2001. The morning of the last Elevation show at Madison Square Garden on October 27, 2001, [continue reading]

November 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

October 28, 2001 – Elevation New Jersey

On October 28, 2001, U2′s Elevation Tour returned back to the Continental Airlines Arena where it had played two shows to end the first leg of the tour in June. Tasha, Paola and I drove to Jersey the night before, as soon as the third New York City show finished. We got our numbers in the GA [continue reading]

November 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

November 4, 2005 – Vertigo Vegas

My best friend, Cindy, and I arrived in Las Vegas the morning of the U2 show on November 4, 2005. We checked into Ballys and then had pizza at New York New York, who has phenomenal pizza by the way. We walked over to MGM to check out the GA line situation, even though I had a seat for the show. We [continue reading]

November 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

November 10, 1997 – PopMart Tampa

The U2 concert in Tampa, Florida on November 10, 1997 at Houlihans Stadium was my favorite show of the PopMart tour. At the time, it was actually my favorite U2 show I had ever seen, including all of ZooTv. I think I enjoyed it so much because I stood right at the B stage, rather than staying in my [continue reading]

November 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

November 19, 1991 – Achtung Baby

Achtung Baby was released on November 19, 1991. I was very excited for the release of Achtung Baby as I was now old enough at 19 to finally go to a U2 concert. My mom wouldn’t let me go to the Joshua Tree tour because I was only 14. But I was even more excited to finally have new U2 music. I [continue reading]

November 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

December 1, 2001 – Elevation Tampa

On the Thursday night, two nights before the U2 Elevation show in Tampa, Florida on Saturday December 1, 2001, I had a little pre-U2 concert gathering at my house. My traveling companions for the weekend, Tasha, Jenny and Paola came over my house and we watched U2 videos, concerts and interviews [continue reading]

November 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

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