U2 concerts I’ve been to in October and albums released in October.
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]
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]
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]
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]
October 30, 2000 was a preamble to what would be one of the best years of my life – U2001. It was the day All That You Can’t Leave Behind was released and the wonderful Elevation Tour would follow a few months later. This album couldn’t have come at a better for Americans as its [continue reading]
The morning after the U2 Elevation show in New Jersey on October 28, I drove up to Providence, Rhode Island for two U2 shows on October 30 and 31 – the second being Larry’s 40th Birthday show and my most anticipated show of the tour. Around 3:30pm on October 29, the day before the first [continue reading]
The date was October 31, 2001. You may automatically associate that day with Halloween, but I associate with U2’s Hitman, and my favorite person I don’t actually know, Larry Mullen Jr. October 31st is Larry’s birthday, and in 2001, October 31st was Larry’s 40th birthday. [continue reading]