After an extraorindarily long hiatus from blogging (sorry about that), I am back to tell you I went to the coolest concert ever last night! Chris got floor tickets on Monday for Houston’s U2 concert at Reliant Stadium (never been to a stadium tour,by the way).
I (very reluctantly) got talked into going at 5pm so we could try to get into the pit (although U2 calls it the “inner circle”). I must also confess that I have never quite understood Sarah and Brian’s fascination with the pit – until last night.
The opening band, Muse, was like an old school British 80s rock band – right down my alley. So the night was off to a good start. And our mediocre position in the inner pit improved greatly when the bathroom weenies left between Muse and U2. We went from say 3 o’clock to 5:30 baby. It was great. We also moved back a bit, so we were 1 person deep from the outer stage (and those people were so short!!!).
The bridges from the main stage to the outer ring move around and were 4-6 feet away at least three times…it was so a-w-e-s-o-m-e! It almost pains me to write it cause I sound so much like Sarah writing about Springsteen. 🙂
So here are some pictures – no slide show from me (sorry, don’t know how and Sarah is busy with work so she won’t fix me this week either); no page jump either. It’s low tech week at the Garden 🙂
And before I go, if U2 hasn’t come to you yet – pay for the babysitter and pony up for the floor – its sooooo worth it!!!
PS. I hurt from head to toe (especially toes – heels are necessary for added height but not good for the jumping and dancing 😉 How does Bono do it at 49, and Bruce at 60?