U2 360 Anaheim2 6.18.11 – the best show so far

Anaheim2 was the best show of the tour so far. U2 completely changed the set list beginning the show with 5 straight songs from Achtung Baby, including The Fly. My favorite I Still Havent Found What Im Looking For made its return tonight, and I cried like a baby. They kept Pride in the set list and took out Magnificent.

I stayed in my hotel room until I left for the stadium at 2:30. I didn’t get lost this time, so I arrived very quickly. I got my GA wristband and went around for U2 to arrive. They again arrived in 2 helicopters and again did not stop.

U2 360 Anaheim2 6.18.11

I went inside after the GA line had already went in. It was a more relaxed feel tonight. The inner circle wasn’t as crowded. I again got a soda and sat in the stands until Lenny Kravitz came on. As I walked around, I saw Cindy Crawford. She is stunning and very nice – posing for pictures.

Lenny Kravitz

Cindy Crawford

I went behind the stage and stood at the tunnel where U2 walks into the stadium. I again watched the show from behind the stage, so I could watch Larry. He smiled at me during I’ll Go Crazy. The black lighted jackets made a returned during Zooropa and City of Blinding Lights. I love Larry in that black leather jacket! There was only one encore tonight. I again went back and watched U2 leave the stadium. Larry saw me and smiled and waved and seemed like he wanted to come over, but didn’t – but he kept looking.

Larry enters

I had the best time at this show! I am SO glad I didn’t skip it just to get a head start on my cross country drive to Baltimore. Never listen to reason. Follow your passion.

Here is the great set list from Anaheim2:

Even better than the real thing
The fly
Mysterious ways
Until the end of world
One / amazing grace
Streets
I will follow
Boots / she loves you
Intros
Still haven’t found
Stuck in a moment
Beautiful day
Elevation
Pride
Miss Sarajevo
Zooropa
City of blinding lights
Vertigo
I’ll go crazy
Sunday bloody Sunday
Scarlet
Walk on / you’ll never walk alone
Ultra violet
With or without you
Moment of surrender

 

U2 enters Angels Stadium http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI5eWYuXJyA

part of The Fly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWM9_NbsgSI

LET ME IN THE SOUND http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljVjIHlOyGY

Band introductions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v5DwcIkCnk

The end of Still Haven’t Found (uploading now)

Larry I’ll Go Crazy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6meUtjd2vz4

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About Deena 'On the Road with U2' Dietrich (340 Articles)
My name is Deena Dietrich. I live in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. I am making my way as a Social Media Manager, Blogger and now Author. I have written my U2 memoir 'On the Road with U2: my musical journey' (available on amazon) about the 75 (now 90 and soon to be 100) U2 shows I have been to ZooTv to 360 and the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met along the way. 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, Elvis, Grizzlies, LMP, Orioles, NKOTB. Please connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ or you can email me at deenadietrich@gmail.com.

1 Comment on U2 360 Anaheim2 6.18.11 – the best show so far

  1. Jennifer B. // June 23, 2011 at 1:16 am // Reply

    I completely agree. Anaheim 2 was the best show! I saw it from GA in front of the sound booth. I’ll never forget that show. Larry looked at you more than once, and smiled? Lucky you!! I would have melted on the spot!! A smile from Larry is like the sun coming out after a storm…absolutely beautiful!!

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