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April 28th, 2006

The Edge visits the Jazz Festival @ 09:30 am

I'm currently feelin: ecstatic ecstatic
I'm currently hearin: U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

So I went to the Jazz Festival yesterday to see my second-favourite band in the world, the Dave Matthews Band.
I was lucky enough to have arrived early, and while I had to wait through a few other bands, I was lucky enough to have a front-row view of the stage when Dave Matthews showed up.
The first odd thing I noticed was that during sound-check, the tech guys were soundchecking a Music Rising guitar. Odd, I thought, because Dave doesn't usually play electric. I didn't think much else of it.
That is, until towards the end of the set, a familiar beanie-clad guitarist walked out onstage. Yup, The Edge had landed.
It was a crazy moment. I should've expected it, with all the work Edge has been doing for New Orleans, but I was just... floored.

Sadly I didn't have my camera, but it was a stunning moment that I thought I'd share, and great to see members of my two favourite bands sharing the same stage.
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Date:April 30th, 2006 04:44 pm (UTC)
i wondered if anyone here was lucky enough to be there when this happened, i've seen pics and Edge looked happy and healthy and couldnt quit smiling. I'm happy for you - what a rare treat :)
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Date:April 30th, 2006 06:11 pm (UTC)
As both a huge U2 and DMB fan- I am insanely jealous of you! Mind if I friend you since you have such great taste in music?
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Date:April 30th, 2006 07:36 pm (UTC)
Sure, but friend wish_sandwich instead; I only use this one for communities. I'll add you back!

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