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U2gigs (@u2gigs)

Matt: Berlin / Ax: Wollongong / Matkin: Toronto / Chris: NY

The below is an off-site archive of all most tweets posted by @u2gigs ever

May 12th, 2018

SilRigote Due to popular demand…here is the best Bono GIF you will see today ????????. #VivaLasVegas #BonoMovesInMysteriousWayshttps://t.co/pIzn7FrFTj

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:31 PM, May 12th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

It’s relevant because it is our account’s personality. We don’t just tweet setlists, that would be boring! twitter.com/durruslad/stat…

 via TweetDeck

Rusty_Olson 21 years ago today, U2 at the Cotton Bowl for the PopMart Tour. Rage Against the Machine opened. Setlist courtesy o… https://t.co/8QkIThUZgV

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:30 PM, May 12th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

Ireland have Pakistan at 6/159! Come on lads!

For the uninitiated, the outcome of the game might not be known unti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@adammajorcsik I’m not too surprised given their difficult relationship, but oh boy if Dirty Day returned…!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to adammajorcsik

@Naomi_U2Sydney @markpeterboro @atu2 Edge is on another planet entirely. let’s be real. (And I’ve never rated Larry.)

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Naomi_U2Sydney

Ireland are doing rather well so far in their first-ever match of Test cricket, against Pakistan. So for Las Vegas… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@Naomi_U2Sydney @markpeterboro @atu2 We all know the only musician who actually matters in this band is Edge.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Naomi_U2Sydney

@mrgrahamreed @markpeterboro I would give all the money in the world for this to happen.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to mrgrahamreed

@markpeterboro @atu2 I’m assuming it’s some sort of timing in the intro. BLEA = Bono Larry Edge Adam?

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to markpeterboro

u2torrents 2018-05-04 - St. Louis - GA Joe Matrix: IEM (Receivers > Zoom H6) and Audience (Neumann AK 40 Mic Caps > Nbob KCY C… https://t.co/wbzfmOL3ei

 via dlvr.it (retweeted on 9:29 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

bethandbono Adam finds what he’s looking for in Desire #U2eiTOUR https://t.co/o7vfi7pSMu

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:08 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Here is the full setlist and our write-up for U2’s first night in Las Vegas: u2gigs.com/article1278.ht… #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

markpeterboro Setlist chart after the first Las Vegas show (5 gigs) #setlistgeek #U2eiTour #TMobileArena #U2LasVegas1 @u2gigs https://t.co/a40FMKkDAJ

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:00 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

That’s the end of U2’s first of two nights in Las Vegas. Thanks heaps to everybody who streamed! I’d like to give s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

26. Get Out of Your Calculators, it’s 13. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Bono: “I can’t believe I have kids! I still feel… I don’t know, it’s the strangest feeling.” #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

25. Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

U2tour Couldn’t agree more: thoughts and prayers are not enough. Act now and always go out and vote!
#U2 #U2eiTourhttps://t.co/pysEcOffIq

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:46 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Snippet of Invisible at the end of One. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@mvdarosa Wait and see. I wouldn’t call it dead yet. Even if it misses the rest of this leg it should be a chance f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to mvdarosa

Bono is talking about the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas last year, and praises how people took care of each oth… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

Bono gives a shout-out to his daughter Jordan for her birthday. No nod to Bono’s own yesterday! Come on Edge, bring out a cake. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

24. The encore begins with Bono’s favourite medley: Speech / One. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Bono does a very long list of thanks at the end of COBL, even longer than that at the previous shows. And that’s th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@zaharadessert A more realistic destination than Wollongong! I recall the Cake Tin being part of discussions for on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

@zaharadessert Hahaha! I swear everybody here now thinks all the big bands will come here because Elton John did.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

@zaharadessert I so wish they’d gone ahead with that 2005 plan, as it would’ve been the smallest venue they’d playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

23. City of Blinding Lights #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

TurtleDad @u2gigs I was at San Jose 1 , kept the set list a surprise ( No sneak peeks) about fell over, never imagined to hea… https://t.co/iwZdejkPFM

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:27 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@zaharadessert In 2005, when the original plan was to bring the arena Vertigo Tour production down here, they were… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

22. American Soul, and the megaphone is out again. Wonder if Kendrick will ever make a guest appearance? #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

shono360 @u2gigs Love your thinking! Given success of online campaign to get the boys to play Acrobat, maybe it’s time for n… https://t.co/rlwOSgOFzp

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:23 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

I wonder if Essendon will actually bother to turn up for the third quarter this week. Come on lads! #AFLBluesDonstwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

Bono: “out of the desert we sing: this is America. I’m told the American dream is one thing you can’t have when you… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@LeftRightBack I tipped the Eagles, so I’m definitely happier with how that game is going right now than my goddamn Essendon Bumbles.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to LeftRightBack

20. Pride, with This Is Not America snippeted via megaphone over the intro. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Got to admit it’s a bit hard to keep my focus on the show when my Essendon Bombers are playing… though if bloody… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

eyeball02 Acrobat. Speechless. Don’t let the bastards grind you down. #U2eiTour @U2 @u2gigs @atu2 https://t.co/UAvVDzZyLv

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:09 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

19. Staring at the Sun. “This from our psychedelic period in the nineties”, says Bono. “Edge has stayed a little ps… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer Oooh! Wonder if any others get 3 in a row… that’s gotta be VERY rare.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

18. The Best Thing, with Landlady snippet as the intro. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

scottgronek @u2gigs I noticed in San Jose that the headstock of each guitar at the E stage has a sticker with an up arrow (stan… https://t.co/0eldnRZcf6

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:01 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@shono360 Never mind a one-and-done York Park gig; make up for lost time with a week-long residency at the Silverdome!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to shono360

Still don’t believe I get to type this:

17. Acrobat #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

eyeball02 Hunka hunka burning love! #desire #U2eiTour @U2 @u2gigs @atu2 https://t.co/QHYpUd59lW

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:59 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

JereVenencia13 @u2gigs Edge had the wrong guitar (that’s why the intro was so long), and Dallas had to run from Stage A to B (he did run)

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:59 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

scottgronek @u2gigs There’s actually a different guitar tech handing Edge guitars at the E stage. Dallas seems to be sticking t… https://t.co/T7OIKuBDfK

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:58 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Bono has transformed into Macphisto. “Is there a dermatologist in the house? Tell them Macphisto is on fire!” #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer And on Lovetown we get some 40/MLK/AIWIY gigs. This is the first one: u2gigs.com/show778.html

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

Brief snippet of Burning Love in Desire. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer A tiny handful of JT Tour shows will have MLK/Mothers/40 in the same set, such as this one: u2gigs.com/show1060.html

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

eyeball02 It’s only rock n roll but I like it! #Vertigo #U2eiTour @U2 @atu2 @u2gigs https://t.co/ev6rZB8xok

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:53 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Bono introduces the band—and Edge’s tech. “I desire to be with The Edge when he’s playing the right guitar! I desir… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

16. Desire. Bono’s introducing it with the “who needs innocence when experience is so much more fun?” lines that he… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

Snippet of It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll at the end of Vertigo. It’s only a snippet but I like it, I like it, yes I do. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@dbnarz Aha! cc. @Forestmoss

All the more reason for this current setlist to get its arse to New Zealand.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to dbnarz

tsperkins Right now! @atu2 https://t.co/HwWSvXDP2k

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:48 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

bethandbono How long must we sing this song? SBS #U2eiTOUR https://t.co/d3E2PZfCJV

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:47 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

“Viva Mexico!” shouts Bono before the count-in to Vertigo. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Forestmoss For some reason I’m thinking it was something heavier, an Acrobat or Fly, but no idea… damnit, I used… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Forestmoss

eyeball02 Time to get Elevated. #U2eiTour @u2 @atu2 @u2gigs https://t.co/uW0qzRiEnJ

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:45 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@Maideneer Definitely not gonna include Shadows and Tall Trees or Is That All?, hahaha.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

@shono360 U2 are more than overdue a gig in Hobart or Lonny!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to shono360

14. Elevation, with the influx mix intro, opens the second set. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@tanya_az2 For me it’s one of those live beasts than I’m very happy to have in the set - but the one Achtung song o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to tanya_az2

@hangingoninquie It’s just a thing he does! No idea why. Obviously some nutty people take being hit with water as m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to hangingoninquie

Reportedly, an Achtung Baby song had its genesis in the soundcheck before one of the two Auckland Lovetown shows—bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

It’s intermission time now with the taped Gavin Friday version of Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me. Bono seemed… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer Well spotted, didn’t even think of that one! Haven’t checked them all but I suspect every night Gloria w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

@hangingoninquie At least one point most nights he turns into a fountain during UTEOTW!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to hangingoninquie

Bono during Until the End of the World: “Where’s that bass? I love you Adam Clayton, yes I do. We love you…” Lead… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

Gotta get U2 to return to Wellington one of these days. Last time they played my home city, I was two years old! An… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

13. Until the End of the World, with a snippet of Psalm 23 over the transition from Raised By Wolves. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Drea104 You keep that thematic arc if you swap the order of SFS/Cedarwood, and it avoids the awkward transition. I… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Drea104

I think that was a Johnny Comes Marching Home snippet in SBS. Anyone else catch it at the end there? #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Cedarwood Road straight into Sunday Bloody Sunday makes SO MUCH MORE SENSE than wedging Song for Someone in between. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

CBarcaQC @u2gigs Just like Scarlet on 360 being used to discuss Aung San Suu Kyi. There were performances of Scarlet where B… https://t.co/A3vuSPzG2q

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:21 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

11. Sunday Bloody Sunday #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Allow me to echo @U2_australia today and ask @guyoseary when U2 are going to finally come to Australia, because we… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

10. Bono invites the audience to “come with us now, down Cedarwood Road.” #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer I’m having real trouble thinking of another instance of 1). It’s not going to involve any of ASOH, Stree… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

For this tour The Ocean is a vehicle for Bono to introduce the theme of the show and talk about his memories of his… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer But for now enjoy your moment of U2gigs mainpage fame, haha: u2gigs.com/article1278.ht…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

8. “Baby let’s get in the water… the water… the water…” Here’s The Ocean. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer Hoo boy, both are challenges! I’ll see what I can come up with though.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

Yep, Red Flag Day sounds strong, one of the strongest of the new songs. #U2eiTour twitter.com/Naomi_U2Sydney…

 via Twitter Web Client

I’m currently listening to @U2BROTHR’s Mixlr and I think he was pretty bloody excited about this!… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

7. Red Flag Day stays in the set for its second-ever performance. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

G-L-O-R-I-AAAAaaaaAAAA, that’s your snippet of Van Morrison’s Gloria to end U2’s Gloria. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Bono does the traditional intro of the band during Gloria, as he would in the early eighties—Edge during his solo,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

6. Gloria. First time it has been performed at three consecutive shows since its run of six straight gigs, 5 to 14… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

I Will Follow has its usual snippet of Mother (John Lennon). #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

@Maideneer Gotta keep me entertained somehow! Fire away, I’ll see what I can do.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

5. “Are you ready? Are you ready? I Will Follow!” #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

“Las Vegas, miracle of glass and steel! Find your fortune!” Bono shouts over Beautiful Day’s climax. Then over outr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

4. Beautiful Day. Bono over the intro talks about it being good to wake up in the desert—and then that “just waking… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

And the last time it was a Boy song and then an October one, which is specifically what @Maideneer asked, was 9 Nov… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

So, @Maideneer asked when was the last time that a set had a Boy and an October song consecutively, not counting th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

3. “Where’s the lights? Turn your light on! Turn your light on!” Lights of Home. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Here is our mainpage article with the full setlist in progress from Las Vegas, live: u2gigs.com/article1278.ht… #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

kironcmukherjee The MRI section of #u2ietour is absolutely chilling. And somehow so beautiful.

idunno, this tour is just amazing.

@u2gigs

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:41 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

1. Las Vegas is All We Have Left #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

U2Chile Showtime in Las Vegas #U2eiTour pscp.tv/w/bcZYZzE4OTQ3…

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:38 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

atu2 Bono’s daughters Jordan and Eve are at the show tonight. #U2eiTour

 via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:35 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@Maideneer Oooh. Let me put my thinking cap on for that in a few minutes, once show’s under way and I’ve got the ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Maideneer

Winter Beats! It’s showtime. #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client

Crowd is filling up in Vegas now. Followers who are there: has it been slow to get through security, or have people… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

Do not look at the picture in the quoted tweet if you do not want tonight’s set spoiled! #U2eiTour twitter.com/atu2/status/99…

 via Twitter Web Client

@gpubols Still Haven’t Found is the one they filmed in Las Vegas. They haven’t usually made a thing out of that at past LV gigs, though.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to gpubols

@Naomi_U2Sydney No idea, I wouldn’t touch anything Uber-related with a 40 foot barge pole!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Naomi_U2Sydney

@Naomi_U2Sydney I’m now slightly regretting finishing off the only pack in the house last night.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Naomi_U2Sydney

@MarkCDarwin @hangingoninquie Also, I see your 260 concerts and raise you 72 in 2017 alone.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

@MarkCDarwin @hangingoninquie Veteran of concerts for past 15 years here in Australia, and bands are usually within… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to MarkCDarwin

@hangingoninquie Tickets say 8pm, but yeah they’ve been starting around 8:30. Also seems crowd is slow to be let in tonight.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to hangingoninquie

musingBruce Nice! Joy Division playing… https://t.co/UErJbCdi2E

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:19 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@Rodrivox @u2mp3s I haven’t seen anything on here or Interference.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Rodrivox

I’ve now eaten my sandwich and my tea has steeped, so where are you, U2? Excuse me while I drum my fingers. twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

 via Twitter Web Client

u2mp3s @u2gigs Really hoping RFD stays. Would absolutely love to get The Showman. Very apropos to Vegas. Would also love t… https://t.co/S1Q6CuDD5Y

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:15 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Love Will Tear Us Apart is playing at the venue. Don’t go looking for the song it’s usually been snippeted in live,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

postrin I’m going to try to stream again @atu2 @u2gigs mixlr.com/paul-ostrin #U2eiTour

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:11 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@auricursine @U2 “I told you last night, no! Hey, where is my band anyway… this stage is getting cold, and unused.”

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to auricursine

auricursine @u2gigs @u2 It’s 8pm. Do you know where your band is???

#ietour2018 https://t.co/aTPc1hvvCS

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:07 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Here’s hoping my sandwich toasts and my kettle boils before U2 take the stage. Yes, this is Ax in cool and cloudy W… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter for iPhone from Wollongong, New South Wales

chuckyalden @U2start #U2eiTour books onstage; Ginsberg “Howl”, Joyce “Ulysses”, Dante inferno, 2 others I couldn’t get pic of. https://t.co/K3PwVWLHEn

 via Twitter Lite (retweeted on 4:54 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@TEvansBuhr Fingers crossed for Wild Horses eh. Encore needs it back.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to TEvansBuhr

musingBruce @u2gigs T-mobile arena only 20 minutes to scheduled start time. #U2eiTour https://t.co/A0MduEBf8I

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:53 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@scobarn13 Yeah I don’t feel Lights of Home quite works as it should in that spot. Red Flag Day might do a better j… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to scobarn13

Alright folks, get in your predictions for tonight’s set (especially as I haven’t seen a spoiler setlist doing the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client

rossgperry Here’s your @U2 Mixlr channel guide for Las Vegas 1 (so far):

@BeautifulDay36 mixlr.com/beautifulday36/
@U2BROTHRhttps://t.co/UHOcxCKxOw

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:13 AM, May 12th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

@bbagga Ticket says 8PM local, actual time probably 8:30

 via TweetDeck in reply to bbagga

toolz2112 @TyTy1124 @u2gigs @atu2 I was watching acrobat on YouTube yesterday, and to me, the edges solo represents the battl… https://t.co/nYX7N3VRqF

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:38 AM, May 12th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

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