Over 80 days ago, on May 12, 2017, U2 set out on a beautiful musical journey that would captivate their audiences with a 30-year-old album. I was lucky enough to start my own musical journey with them that day for a total of 5 shows, just now finishing in Brussels on August 1, 2017.
Tag Archive for ‘Concerts’
The Church of U2 – Congregating for Dublin shows
So July 22 was U2 The Joshua Tree Tour in Dublin at Croke Park… sigh… I’m still processing the awesomeness… It is hard to put into words the significance of going to a U2 concert in Dublin (their hometown, for anyone who might not know…), but I am going to try…
A Brief History Of Everthing: Counting Crows and Matchbox 20
Part two of my summer of concerts continues at Rogers Place, a mere four days after Duran Duran in almost the same seat, for Counting Crows and Matchbox 20 and their co-headlining tour: A Brief History of Everything.
In Search of Paper Gods. Duran Duran in Edmonton
So when the ultimate 80s synth band Rock Gods, Duran Duran, announced they were coming to my town, I jumped at the chance to see these Wild Boys live. I mean, come on, Notorious, Rio, Hungry Like a Wolf!!?? Live!? Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor in the flesh? Delivering the tunes of my hey day? How could I not go? What kind of fangirl/Searcher of Rod Gods would I be if I didn’t go???
I am Not a Robot: The 10 Commandments for Surviving Ticketmaster and Getting Your Dream Tickets Online
Ten tips and tricks for buying tickets on Ticketmaster (or other online venders) to high demand concerts and shows.
“If We Don’t Organize, We Agonize”: Finding the Socio-Political Messaging in U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2017
Ok. Time to get serious here. My first three shows for the U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 are now […]
Pedestals and Nector of The Rock Gods: U2 Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA May 17, 2017
I may have a bit of a pedestal for U2… After all, Rock Gods and pedestals go hand in hand, […]
A Sort of Homecoming: U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour, Vancouver, May 12, 2017
* Be fair warned, there be #U2TheJoshuaTree2017 concert spoilers below * Well, one thing about being on a plane that […]
Drawing Inspiration – The Tea Party, Canadian Rock Gods Extraordinaire
I told you there would be artwork… Might as well start this blog with the concert that made my sister […]