Larry Mullen

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

Happy Birthday Larry Mullen Jr!

Happy Birthday Larry Mullen Jr! And Happy Anniversary of the night we shared a drink – the Elevation Providence show on Larry’s 40th birthday 10.31.01. Here is what I wrote about that night: October 31, 2001 Providence 2 Larry’s 40th Birthday This was the best show ever! There will [continue reading]

October 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

U2 “Songs of Innocence”

Larry is the only band member on the cover of U2’s new album, and his tatoo is prominently featured. A rendering of his tatoo is on the cd and the record. The Larry Mullen Band indeed! Actually, it is Larry and his son Aaron Elvis (who now just goes by Elvis which is so fantastic!) are on the [continue reading]

October 15, 2014 // 6 Comments

Happy 30th Unforgettable Fire

30 years ago today U2’s fourth full album The Unforgettable Fire was released. Larry described UF as, “‘Bringing light, shade & experimentation to the music.” I couldn’t agree more. I have always loved UF. Tracks “Pride,” “Bad” and [continue reading]

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Pittsburgh 360 – my U2 Concerts A to Z

The U2 360 show in Pittsburgh on July 26, 2011 is one of my favorite concerts. It was my final U2 360 show, my 16th of that leg of the tour, my 24th of the 360 tour and my 75th U2 show overall. This last U.S. show ended on amazing high note, more than I could have hoped for, more than I imagined [continue reading]

April 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Oakland 360 – my U2 Concerts A to Z

The U2 360 show in Oakland, California at McAfee Coliseum on June 7, 2011 was an easy pick for my favorite ‘O’ U2 concert. But not because it was an amazing concert. It wasn’t. It had the same set list as the previous three shows. What made Oakland one of my favorite U2 360 shows [continue reading]

April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Jersey1 Elevation – my U2 Concerts A to Z

The first show in New Jersey on Elevation was one of my favorites of the tour. It was at that concert I had my first encounter with Larry Mullen Jr. I would have two more great encounters with Larry on the Elevation tour, but you always remember your first. I can’t really remember the actual [continue reading]

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Baltimore Elevation – my U2 concerts A to Z

My favorite U2 concert that begins with B is without a doubt Baltimore Elevation on October 19, 2001. It is probably one of my top ten favorite concerts ever. The Baltimore show was my hometown show, which is always special, and it was my first Elevation show that leg of the tour. The concert was [continue reading]

April 2, 2014 // 8 Comments

The ELEVATION Tour is officially a teenager

Thirteen years ago today I was in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for the start of U2’s Elevation Tour. Although I knew this show was going to be special because I had never been to the very first show of a U2 tour before, I had no idea I was about to embark on the greatest musical journey of my [continue reading]

March 24, 2014 // 3 Comments

My Favorite U2 Tours

Since I ranked my favorite U2 albums and songs, I thought I would continue my ranking with tours, eras, lyrics and whatever else I can think of. Today’s post is about my favorite U2 tours, those that I have attended – ZooTv, PopMart, Elevation, Vertigo and 360. I thought about ranking [continue reading]

March 17, 2014 // 2 Comments

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