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U2360USA Day 17 – road trip part 1 recap

I consider this 17th day of my U2 360 tour across America the end of the first part of my road trip. My mom and aunt left today – they had been with me since the beginning. We had breakfast in our hotel and then went back to the fabulous Grand Sierra Resort to gamble…

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U2 360 Denver 5.21.11

U2 360 in Denver was a fantastic show – a great way to open this US leg of the 360 tour. It was a great set list that included Pride, All I Want is You, Stay, Zooropa, Scarlet, Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me and Even Better Than the Real Thing. It was the first…

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U2360USA Day 7 – Denver the day before the U2 show

Last night U2 performed a private concert for Special Olympics at Invesco Field at Mile High, which is right next to my hotel. But instead I was listening to U2 tribute band Under A Blood Red Sky perform at the Hard Rock in downtown Denver. Ironic? At least the anticipation will be even greater tonight…

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U2360USA Day 6 – Keystone to Denver

We left Keystone around 8:45am and it was 45 and raining. Within 10 minutes, it was snowing and 32 degrees. It snowed through South Dakota and a little in Wyoming. I never expected it to be literally freezing in mid-May. We were on state roads going through tiny towns for most of our trip, so…

On the Road with U2 – finally!

Tomorrow I leave for the U2 360 tour, a journey that I have been planning for over a year. I am so excited! For 2 ½ months I will be driving with my 2 dogs, Elvis and Cilla, across America to all 16 US shows. Along the way, meeting great people and visiting great places…