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Saturday, January 30, 2010
BuBs Irish Pub
N116 W16218 Main St
(262) 255-1840

Germantown, WI
[View all BuBs Irish Pub shows]
Sound: Sound Decision
Operated by Mark Hartzell
Lights: Sound Decision
Operated by Dominic Trovato
Assistant: Matt Wickersham
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
SET 1:
Lay Your Hands on Me - Bon Jovi
Fallen Angel - Poison
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Wanted Man - Ratt
Don't Tell Me You Love Me - Night Ranger *
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
Gimme All Your Loving - ZZ Top *
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top *
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Jump - Van Halen
Metal Health - Quiet Riot

SET 2:
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Separate Ways - Journey
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Burning Like a Flame - Dokken *
New Girl Now - Honeymoon Suite
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Love Song - Tesla
Headbanger's Ball (short version) - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Smokin' - Boston
Ah Leah - Donnie Iris
Everybody Wants Some - Van Halen *
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
Uncle Tom's Cabin - Warrant
Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica

A Word from Josh:
Promoting a 10th Anniversary Tour can really make a band feel old. But playing a show like this one has the opposite effect. We came into BuBs with a mindset to honor our past while turning a conveniently blind eye to our uncertain future. By the end of the night we had found an optimistic enthusiasm about our next 10 years. That might sound a bit naive but such was the magic of this night. This sense of rejuvenation began with a batch of new material. We debuted five songs an brought four others out of retirement. We somehow managed to play the new stuff pretty well and it went over great with the huge crowd... giving us that "oh-so-fresh" feeling. And it didn't matter when we train-wrecked on a couple of songs that we've been playing forever, the crowd remained insanely supportive throughout. At one point the bar delivered a bottle of Champaign to the stage to help us celebrate our Anniversary. John ceremoniously popped the cork (after wrestling with it for a while) to the delight of countless onlookers. Coincidentally, John's own birthday arrived at midnight. He received many loving birthday wishes from both on-stage and off-, some of them planned-ahead and others remarkably spontaneous. The overall vibe of the evening was spectacular from beginning to end. It was definitely a night that reminded us that age is just a number and the true Fountain of Youth lies within 80s Rock among friends.     --Josh

PS: According to our records, this was Cherry Pie's 499th show. That means that our show next Saturday at Kelly's II will be the big 5-0-0! We'll be loading up on our calcium supplements so that we can be sure to bring it like it ought to be brought for such a momentous occasion. So, who wants to be a part of history? 'See you next week!

Were you at this show?
Would you like to comment on it?

Donavan & Becky:
"WOW!!! You guys put on one fun show!! We know it has been a very long time since we have seen you all, but we are glad that we finally saw you guys!! The new songs were great, particularly the ZZ Top songs. (for a moment I thought you were going to play Legs!) You guys always put on a great set, and to my surprise, no fight broke out! Ha Ha! Anyway, great seeing you guys!! Rock On!! UP THe Irons!!! (P.S. Bring Back THE TROOPER!!!!!!!)"

Tracy Z:
"Was well worth the drive to get to see my favorite men :) Once again,you guys ROCKED!!"

"Great time and a great crowd! Happy Birthday John!!"

TT Boy:
"Great Show! ZZ Top brought down the house....hope to hear that again!"

"10 Years of Hair Metal!!!!!!! Great Show Guys"

"Had a great time. "Burning Like a Flame" rocked! Love ya guys!"

"Excellent show guys first time out and it rocked!"

"Hell yeah this was a show to remember! From the way CherryPie tore up the stage and put on an smoking hot performance to John, wearing an awesome shirt that showed his rock'n'roll state of mind, how he controlled the crowd and kept us rocking strong till the end. CherryPie, you always provide us with great entertainment. And last but not least, it also was a night to celebrate John's birthday. Happy Birthday to you, John, hope it was a good one for you."

"Had a good time....You guys always Rock!!"

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