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Offline redapple129

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #180 on: May 12, 2018, 11:01:35 AM »
23 years old, been to:

7/20/11 360 East Rutherford, NJ
6/28/15 I+E Chicago, IL
6/29/15 I+E Chicago, IL
6/20/17 JT30 Washington, DC
6/18/18 E+I Washington, DC (upcoming)

Had been hoping to schedule my PhD qualifying exam for the day of E+I so I could celebrate full-force with the show, but oh well... I'll have to take it easy so I can take the exam two days after :P

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #181 on: May 12, 2018, 12:26:01 PM »
Here we go...at 47 years old, the memory is not what it used to be:

1985 Houston - Unforgettable Fire (age 14)
1987 Houston - JT1
1992 Dallas - Achtung
2001 Phoenix - Elevation (this was right after 9/11 and was one of the most emotional events I've ever attended. Astonishing)
2005 Denver - Vertigo
2005 Denver - Vertigo (went twice in Denver, and 4 times total on this tour. It's nice to start making some $)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (wow)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (super wow)
2011 Denver - 360
2011 SLC - 360
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 NYC - I&E (2nd to last night of tour. Paul Simon, Bill Clinton, et al. showed up for the last night. Dammit...)
2017 LA - JT2
2017 LA - JT2
2017 Phoenix - JT2
2018 LA - E&I (in 3 days)
2018 LA - E&I (in 4 days)

I think that makes 18 times total after this Wednesday night. Seeing them in Ireland is on the bucket list!

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #182 on: May 12, 2018, 06:32:34 PM »
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Here we go...at 47 years old, the memory is not what it used to be:

1985 Houston - Unforgettable Fire (age 14)
1987 Houston - JT1
1992 Dallas - Achtung
2001 Phoenix - Elevation (this was right after 9/11 and was one of the most emotional events I've ever attended. Astonishing)
2005 Denver - Vertigo
2005 Denver - Vertigo (went twice in Denver, and 4 times total on this tour. It's nice to start making some $)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (wow)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (super wow)
2011 Denver - 360
2011 SLC - 360
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 NYC - I&E (2nd to last night of tour. Paul Simon, Bill Clinton, et al. showed up for the last night. Dammit...)
2017 LA - JT2
2017 LA - JT2
2017 Phoenix - JT2
2018 LA - E&I (in 3 days)
2018 LA - E&I (in 4 days)

I think that makes 18 times total after this Wednesday night. Seeing them in Ireland is on the bucket list!

So why didn't you go to the Popmart Tour?

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #183 on: May 12, 2018, 06:53:15 PM »
I'm 65 and Tulsa was my 38th show.  I won't list them all, but Zoo TV in Washington, DC was my first.  I was so overwhelmed that I started to travel to see them. Philly,
Pittsburg, NYC, Toronto, Paris, Miami, Tampa, Sunrisre (Ft. Lauderdale), Atlanta, Nashville, Seattle, Charlotte, & Charlottesville.  Most shows was for Vertigo Tour (10). Least was Zoo TV and SOI at 2 each. I've been retired for a few years and believe it or not, it's harder to find time in my schedule now to see U2 than when I was working.  Too busy with other travel plans.  Will see my 39th and 40th show in DC.  So if you see an old lady in GA, that's probably me.

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #184 on: May 12, 2018, 11:22:47 PM »
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Popmart Salt Lake
Elevation Phx, Denver, Salt Lake (Best Concert I've ever seen hands down)
Vertigo Phx, Salt Lake
360 Vegas, Salt Lake
I&E Denver

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #185 on: May 13, 2018, 05:54:00 AM »
32, moved to US four years ago.
2015 Chicago 3 and 4, Boston (2 shows, don't remember which)
2017 Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philly, San Diego
2018 LV2, Long Island, Last NYC and possibly last US show in CT

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #186 on: May 13, 2018, 06:00:11 AM »
30 years old, 7 shows so far

10/8/05 New York
7/14/11 Philadelphia
7/26/11 Pittsburgh
7/10/15 Boston
7/27/15 New York
6/7/17 Pittsburgh
9/5/17 Buffalo

Adding three more nights to my list this year! (2 shows in Philly and 1 in D.C.)

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your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #187 on: May 13, 2018, 08:55:25 AM »
47 and 7 shows so far.
One show from each US tour since JT outdoor leg, except for PopMart because I was a poor grad student at the time.
This time (show #8 ) I have GA for the first time and my youngest daughter is going to the show. She likes the 2 most recent albums so she should be in for a treat.


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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #188 on: May 13, 2018, 03:54:44 PM »
OK, aged 48 and have seen U2...

1984 - Sydney, Under Australian Skies
1989 - Sydney, Lovetown
1993 - Brisbane, Zoomerang
1998 - Sydney, PopMart
2006 - Sydney, Vertigo
2010 - Sydney, 360
2017 - Santa Clara, The Joshua Tree 2017

Highlight was the Zoomerang show, particularly the end with Love is Blindness being played in a tropical thunderstorm to finish the show. The screens were showing a slow moving starfield until everything got turned off and the visuals were provided by the lightning going off above us. Still right up there as possibly the greatest rock show I've ever been part of.

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #189 on: May 13, 2018, 06:00:01 PM »
Here we go....48 years young

1987 - Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA
1992 - Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA
2001 - Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, CA
2005 - Opening Night, San Diego, CA
2009 - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
2015 - Forum, Inglewood, CA
2017 - Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
May 15, 2018 - Forum, Inglewood, CA

Offline Ron2112

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #190 on: May 14, 2018, 10:57:27 AM »
51 years old:

12/11/81  Ontario Theater, Washington DC  (with 150 of my closest friends :)
10/21/92  Mile High Stadium, Denver, CO  (large gap due to series of unfortunate events)
6/14/01    Verizon Center, Washington, DC
10/20/05  Verizon Center, Washington, DC
9/29/09    FedEx Field, Landover, MD
6/17/17    FedEx Field, Landover, MD

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #191 on: May 14, 2018, 11:26:49 AM »
45 years -

8/18/1992 - Saratoga Raceway
6/3/1997 - Giants Stadium
6/17/2001 - MSG
6/19/2001 - MSG
10/24/2001 - MSG
10/27/2001 - MSG
11/22/2004 - Brooklyn Bridge
3/14/2005 - Waldorf Astoria
10/7/2005 - MSG
10/8/2005 - MSG
9/23/2009 - Giants Stadium
9/24/2009 - Giants Stadium
6/28/2015 - United Center
7/2/2015 - United Center
6/16/2017 - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, KY
7/1/2017 - First Energy, Cleveland, OH
9/3/2017 - Ford Field, Detroit, MI

on deck -
6/29/2018 - Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

the winner -
6/17/2001 was one of the best shows I've seen by U2 or anyone, period. And I've seen a lot!

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #192 on: May 14, 2018, 01:10:16 PM »
I'm 43 and I've seen 18 shows and adding two more on this tour.

3/30/92 - Minneapolis
9/13/92 - Madison
4/25/97 - Las Vegas
6/25/97 - Madison
6/27/97 - Chicago
10/29/97 - Minneapolis
5/1/01 - Minneapolis
5/12/01 - Chicago
6/6/01 - Boston
5/12/05 - Chicago
9/23/05 - Minneapolis
10/8/05 - New York
9/12/09 - Chicago
7/23/11 - Minneapolis
6/24/15 - Chicago
6/25/15 - Chicago
6/25/17 - Foxborough
9/8/17 - Minneapolis
5/19/18 - Omaha*
7/1/18 - New York*

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #193 on: May 14, 2018, 05:13:24 PM »
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Here we go...at 47 years old, the memory is not what it used to be:

1985 Houston - Unforgettable Fire (age 14)
1987 Houston - JT1
1992 Dallas - Achtung
2001 Phoenix - Elevation (this was right after 9/11 and was one of the most emotional events I've ever attended. Astonishing)
2005 Denver - Vertigo
2005 Denver - Vertigo (went twice in Denver, and 4 times total on this tour. It's nice to start making some $)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (wow)
2005 Chicago - Vertigo (super wow)
2011 Denver - 360
2011 SLC - 360
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 Phoenix - I&E
2015 NYC - I&E (2nd to last night of tour. Paul Simon, Bill Clinton, et al. showed up for the last night. Dammit...)
2017 LA - JT2
2017 LA - JT2
2017 Phoenix - JT2
2018 LA - E&I (in 3 days)
2018 LA - E&I (in 4 days)

I think that makes 18 times total after this Wednesday night. Seeing them in Ireland is on the bucket list!

So why didn't you go to the Popmart Tour?

Those were troubled, impoverished times, my friend. Really the only answer I can give you.

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Re: your age and all the U2 shows you've been to
« Reply #194 on: May 14, 2018, 06:54:26 PM »
U2 Shows
5-17-2005 - East Rutherford NJ - Vertigo
8-11-2005 - Madrid - Vertigo
9-17-2005 - Toronto - Vertigo
10-10-2005 - MSG - Vertigo
11-22-2005 - MSG - Vertigo
9-23-2009 Giants Stadium = 360
7-22-2015 - MSG - I+E
6-28-2017 - Metlife Stadium = JT
5-8-2018 - San Jose  - E+I

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