“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 done and I want to talk politics.  When U2 announced this tour they said sure it’s the 30th anniversary of this album and we want to celebrate that fact, but, more than that, these collection … More “If We Don’t Organize, We Agonize”: Finding the Socio-Political Messaging in U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

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, microphone to amp, guitar to wah wah pedal. But here’s the thing – U2 have earned that pedestal over the past 40 years (well, 30 years for my particular pedestal), and they keep earning it. … More Pedestals and Nector of The Rock Gods: U2 Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA May 17, 2017 

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 is grounded for two hours due to weather – I finally have time to write this post!  Now, how to put in to words all the feels from the past days??? So, maybe you don’t … More A Sort of Homecoming: U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour, Vancouver, May 12, 2017