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Saturday, June 29, 2013
Grillin' in Grafton
Centennial Park
1370 17th Ave

Grafton, WI
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Sound: Bruger Live Productions
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: Bruger Live Productions
Operated by Tony Riley
Assistants: Bruce Gering
and Chester Moten
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
SET 1:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Armageddon It - Def Leppard
Runaway - Bon Jovi
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Blue Collar Man - Styx
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
Hold the Line - Toto
Why Can't This Be Love - Van Halen
Round and Round - Ratt
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Jump - Van Halen
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Kiss Me Deadly - Lita Ford
Stone in Love - Journey
Paradise City - Guns N'Roses
SET 2:
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
***Star Spangled Banner***
(Sung acapella by Gianna Tarantino)
***Fireworks Begin***
We All Die Young - Steel Dragon
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
The Stroke - Billy Squier
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Shout It Out Loud - Kiss
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
A Word from Josh:
From 2004 to 2008 it was a tradition for us to play at an event called "Grafton Holidaze" at Lime Kiln Park during the week of Independence Day. That event was discontinued but now has reemerged in a slightly different form at Centennial Park as "Grillin' in Grafton." The alliterative name derives from the barbeque contest held earlier in the afternoon. The event also features a lot of music with The Katz Sass and Tim Castle & Young Southern giving healthy dose of blues and country (respectively) on the main stage before us. We took the stage at 6:00 pm under a glorious mostly-sunny sky and filled the sweet summer air with our brand of 80s pop metal into the twilight and beyond. After things got nice and dark we took a short break as a Color Guard came on stage and Menomonee Falls native Gianna Tarantino sang a rousing acapella rendition of the National Anthem to the patriotic delight of the crowd. This was followed by a spectacular fireworks show during which we continued with our show. This made for a pretty exciting combination. This also made for an awesome finale to our busy weekend. Grafton gave us a great time and we hope to be back next year.     --Josh

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

"Awesome Show!!"

"Awesome show as always!"

"I 2nd that!!! Was a blast!!"

"You were awesome! I would like to take the time to thank Josh for taking a picture with my girls.(Dori) took the picture. I would also like to thank the Bass player for taking the time to take a picture with me. Nice job cant wait to see you again. YOU ROCK!"

"Awesome night! Best night if the summer for my kids. Thanks for a great concert"

"Was thrilled to have you visit Grafton.....everything was amazing. And the best part - you kept on playing through the fireworks and played my Journey at the finale. You guys are my favorite."

CP fans:
"Awesome show!!!!!!!! One of the bands best we have seen. Nice place had sooooo much fun. The fireworks going on with the band playing-------- there isn't any words to decribe it. Hope you guys are there again next year, we will be if you are."

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