planning for U2011 Across America

I woke up this morning after a great, full night’s sleep with no plans except to go out tonight. I realize it is July 13th, which is the 25th anniversary of the Live Aid concert, which pretty much made U2. I get an email saying the Chicago U2 concert has been rescheduled for July 5, 2011. Then I start seeing facebook posts and tweets about other dates being rescheduled. Then I get more emails about other dates being rescheduled. I go to u2.com and there it is – the U2 360 North American rescheduled tour dates!!!

Now the tour starts off in Denver on May 21st! It may be a little cold in Denver, it may even snow, but I’m very excited the tour will start in Denver – home of my Broncos (even if it will be baseball season). The rest of the US tour is as follows: May 24 Salt Lake City, June 4 Seattle, June 7 Oakland, June 17 & 18 Anaheim, June 26 East Lansing, June 29 Miami, July 5 Chicago, July 14 Philadelphia, July 20 New Jersey and July 23 Minneapolis. I didn’t list the 4 Canadian shows because I don’t have tickets to those and wasn’t planning on attending.

The tour is a year away, so who knows what will happen between now and then, but I already have tickets, so I thought it best to book hotels just in case. I can always cancel them if something comes up. So I spent the entire day, and I mean the entire day, booking hotels for all the tour dates. I couldn’t book Philadelphia, New Jersey or Minneapolis yet because they are more than a year away. If all goes well and I can swing it, I still plan to take the dogs, see all the US sites and make a documentary of my travels. But like I said, it is a year away and anything can happen.

Please watch my video of U2’s I’ll Go Crazy in Atlanta 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9uj53NKcgc

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About Deena 'On the Road with U2' Dietrich (547 Articles)
My name is Deena Dietrich. I live in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. I am making my way as a Social Media Manager, Blogger and now Author. I have written my U2 memoir 'On the Road with U2: my musical journey' (available on amazon) about the 75 (now 90 and soon to be 100) U2 shows I have been to ZooTv to 360 and the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met along the way. My motto is “It is better to regret something you have done, than something you haven’t.” So follow me on my journey as I pursue my passions in music and sports: U2, Broncos, Elvis, Grizzlies, LMP, Orioles, NKOTB. Please connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ or you can email me at deenadietrich@gmail.com.

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