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I'm 29......I've never been to a U2 concert.

 

That does surprise me.

 

I've been able to go to every tour since Zooropa and twice on SOI.

 

It's really expensive now to go and so I don't get how folk can go 4/5/6 times each tour.

 

  At the end of the day.....I'm content I got to buy all the U2 albums and rarities I wanted,  that I can be in here in Zootopia ....That I'm living in the same day and age as them and that, probably, they'll make one more album........ And If not.....I'm REALLY content they gave me and all of us a LOT of music to enjoy and be uplifted by....Sure, some albums are better than others but that's art, that's human nature.....Nobody's perfect and all that philosophy ...... 

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At the end of the day.....I'm content I got to buy all the U2 albums and rarities I wanted, that I can be in here in Zootopia ....That I'm living in the same day and age as them and that, probably, they'll make one more album........ And If not.....I'm REALLY content they gave me and all of us a LOT of music to enjoy and be uplifted by....Sure, some albums are better than others but that's art, that's human nature.....Nobody's perfect and all that philosophy ......

This is what being a fan is about!

 

Not how many years you've been a fan. Not whether or not you were a magazine subscriber. Not how many shows you've been to. Not whether you've met the band or not. All of that stuff is just the window dressing. If U2 is your favourite band, then you are a fan. Simple.

 

There are no diehard fans, real fans, true fans, casual fans, or so-called fans. Just fans.

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At the end of the day.....I'm content I got to buy all the U2 albums and rarities I wanted, that I can be in here in Zootopia ....That I'm living in the same day and age as them and that, probably, they'll make one more album........ And If not.....I'm REALLY content they gave me and all of us a LOT of music to enjoy and be uplifted by....Sure, some albums are better than others but that's art, that's human nature.....Nobody's perfect and all that philosophy ......

This is what being a fan is about!

Not how many years you've been a fan. Not whether or not you were a magazine subscriber. Not how many shows you've been to. Not whether you've met the band or not. All of that stuff is just the window dressing. If U2 is your favourite band, then you are a fan. Simple.

There are no diehard fans, real fans, true fans, casual fans, or so-called fans. Just fans.

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At the end of the day.....I'm content I got to buy all the U2 albums and rarities I wanted, that I can be in here in Zootopia ....That I'm living in the same day and age as them and that, probably, they'll make one more album........ And If not.....I'm REALLY content they gave me and all of us a LOT of music to enjoy and be uplifted by....Sure, some albums are better than others but that's art, that's human nature.....Nobody's perfect and all that philosophy ......

This is what being a fan is about!

 

Not how many years you've been a fan. Not whether or not you were a magazine subscriber. Not how many shows you've been to. Not whether you've met the band or not. All of that stuff is just the window dressing. If U2 is your favourite band, then you are a fan. Simple.

 

There are no diehard fans, real fans, true fans, casual fans, or so-called fans. Just fans.

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At the end of the day.....I'm content I got to buy all the U2 albums and rarities I wanted, that I can be in here in Zootopia ....That I'm living in the same day and age as them and that, probably, they'll make one more album........ And If not.....I'm REALLY content they gave me and all of us a LOT of music to enjoy and be uplifted by....Sure, some albums are better than others but that's art, that's human nature.....Nobody's perfect and all that philosophy ......

This is what being a fan is about!

 

Not how many years you've been a fan. Not whether or not you were a magazine subscriber. Not how many shows you've been to. Not whether you've met the band or not. All of that stuff is just the window dressing. If U2 is your favourite band, then you are a fan. Simple.

 

There are no diehard fans, real fans, true fans, casual fans, or so-called fans. Just fans.

Please let it be highlighted as best answer

 

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Age 47

 

1) 5-30-01, Elevation, Palace of Auburn Hills, MI
2) 10-10-01, Elevation, University of Notre Dame, IN (first show after 9-11; flew NYC firefights to ND and brought them on stage - VERY COOL)
3) 10-24-05, Vertigo, Palace of Auburn Hills, MI, first night
4) 10-25-05, Vertigo, Palace of Auburn Hills, MI, second night
5) 9-12-09, U2360, Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
6) 6-26-11, U2360, Michigan State University, MI
7) 5-22-15, U2IE, U.S. Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
8) 6-14-17, TJTT, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL (TJT first cassette I purchase in 1987 as a Junior in High School)

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Interesting post topic.  You know, because U2 isn't the hot new band, but they are also not the Rolling Stones or Eagles and this is an internet forum which didn't exist when I discovered them in 1983. So always curious of age and when people got into them.

So I am 46 fan since 1983.

Saw them in 1987 Joshua Tree

then not until 1997 Popmart

twice in 2001 - Elevation

twice in 2005 - Vertigo

2009 - 360

2011 - 360

twice in 2015 - I+E

So that makes 10 times and have tickets for Boston and NJ this summer.

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1st show was 1983 like this ticket stub shows. My daughter and I have been to 5 or 6 shows, funny I don't remember the count. I'm old and forget stuff.  Will be 76 this year. I know ..what? That's what I say. Have huge collection of U2 stuff .

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I'm 41, almost 42.

 

2/29/1992 - Lakeland, FL - Zoo TV arena leg

3/1/1992 - Miami, FL - Zoo TV arena leg

10/3/1992 - Miami, FL - Zoo TV Outside Broadcast

11/10/1997 - Tampa, FL - Popmart

11/14/1997 - Miami, FL - Popmart

12/31/1999 - Washington DC (Bono & Lanois performed One)

3/24/2001 - Sunrise, FL - Elevation

3/26/2001 - Sunrise, FL - Elevation

12/2/2001 - Miami, FL - Elevation

11/13/2005 - Miami, FL - Vertigo

11/14/2005 - Miami, FL - Vertigo

6/29/2011 - Miami, FL - U2 360

(Upcoming) 6/11/2017 - Miami, FL - JT 2017

 

(Also, I saw Rattle and Hum at the movies in 1988 and U23D about 5 times at the IMAX.... does that count?)

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