I flew out to Chicago to meet some old friends, make some new friends, share a short chat on Human Life & Dignity and enjoyed the perks of some generous friends who took a couple of us to the U2 360 World Tour. Coincidentally, their tour launched in Chicago (the night before).
My family and I really don’t have the luxury to go to big concerts… In fact, this is only the 2nd “big” show I’ve ever been to [The first being my sophomore year in high school].
Anyone care to guess who I went to see for my First Concert?
Anyway, U2 was amazing. An incredible show. Started a little slow for me but progressed into an incredible show and I particularly enjoyed them playing Amazing Grace and “Walk On” – one of my favorite U2 songs that pays tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi. Here’s the video I captured:
Watching them live reminded me again of the great, intense, contentious, and rabid debate we had on this blog about “Who is the greatest band/musical artist of all time?” That debate can rage on but how about this simple question:
You get to see one LIVE show. Who do you want to see? [And let’s qualify that the artist/band needs to be currently around]
Me? I have some regrets going to the U2 show because now, I want to go again and get prime seats to actually hear the band. But since I’ve seen them now, my answer would be: