Saturday November 5, 2005 Las Vegas
I love Vegas! Cindy and I arrived yesterday morning at 11am. We checked into Ballys and then had pizza at New York New York. We walked over to MGM to check out the U2 GA line situation, even though I had a seat for the show. We gambled at Boardwalk Casino, shopped at the Venetian and Alladin and had dinner at Café Lux.
I went to the U2 show (Vegas1) at the MGM Grand Arena last night, which was really great. My seat was behind the stage in the second level. Damien Marley opened. There was an Elvis impersonator on the floor, so Bono sang ‘Love and Peace’ like Elvis and then sang ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ after ‘One.’ U2 played ‘Wild Horses’! It was a really good show. I was up for over 22 hours yesterday and then only slept for 4 hours.
Today we went to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Freemont Street, Treasure Island, Mirage and the Flamingo. I’m really getting into this gambling thing. I love the slots now! We had a fantastic dinner at Paris.
I went to the U2 show (Vegas2) again tonight at the MGM Grand Arena. It was absolutely amazing! Mary J Blige sang ‘One’ with Bono. The lead singer from the Killers sang ‘In a Little While’ with Bono. U2 played ‘Zoo Station’, ‘The Fly’, ‘Until the End of the World’ and ‘Mysterious Ways’. After the show, I met up with Cindy at Paris casino to gamble some more.
Vertigo Vegas1 11.4.05 Set List: City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo, Elevation, The Electric Co. – Send in the Clowns, The Ocean, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – In a Little While, Beautiful Day, Miracle Drug, Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own, Stuck In a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of, Love and Peace or Else, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bullet the Blue Sky, Miss Sarajevo, Pride, Where the Streets Have No Name, One – Can’t Help Falling In Love, Walk On (acoustic), Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses, With or Without You, All Because of You, Yahweh, 40
Vertigo Vegas2 11.5.05 Set List: City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo, Elevation, Mysterious Ways, Until the End of the World, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, Beautiful Day – All These Things That I’ve Done, Miracle Drug, Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own, Love and Peace or Else, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bullet the Blue Sky, Miss Sarajevo, Pride, Where the Streets Have No Name, One, Zoo Station, The Fly, With or Without You, Happy Birthday, All Because of You, In a Little While, Bad.