Finally, some shots of the stage, photos by Michael Stange and Ingo Gernandt. To get to the pictures go to the ‘Tour Review/Tour Photos’ section.

U2log.com editor Crayon mailed us the following extensive set list:

U2.com beats everyone to the punch with a gig review. ” …for The Sweetest Thing, dedicated to Bono’s wife Ali, the singer took up the piano himself – quite probably the first time this has happened in a U2 show.”…

Elevation; Beautiful Day; Until the End of the World; New Years Day; Stuck in a Moment; Gone; Discotheque / Staring at the Sun; New York; I Will Follow; Sunday Bloody Sunday/Get up, Stand up; Sweetest Thing; In a little while;…

Matt, of @U2 reports: As of 9:03 pm ET, U2 has taken the stage at the National Car Rental Center and has opened the tour with “Elevation”. U2.com have opened their Elevation 2001 area with the latest tour stories and…

The trailer for Baz Luhrman’s Moulin Rouge (U2, Bono will be featured on soundtrack) is now available from Apple.com.

Thanks to ‘bonovation’ for this link to a handful of pictures taken in Miami.

@U2 have collected details of all the rehearsals on this page.

Deutsche Grundlichheit: there are STILL tickets available for the second gig in Cologne on 01-07-13. Although the german tour sold out in 57 minutes, tickets can still be bought via credit card directly at the Cologne arena telephone hotline. Call…

We’d not heard of Nelly Furtado but she will support U2 after The Coors and before PJ Harvey. Ah, someone’s set up a weblog. Gives us an idea…