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Saturday, October 12, 2013
Badger Bowl
506 E Badger Rd
(608) 274-6662

Madison, WI
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Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Johann Koniar
Assistant: Tennessee Love
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
SET 1:
Lay Your Hands on Me - Bon Jovi
Born to Be My Baby - Bon Jovi
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Raise Your Hands - Bon Jovi
Never Say Goodbye - Bon Jovi
Have a Nice Day - Bon Jovi
In and Out of Love - Bon Jovi *
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Blaze of Glory - Jon Bon Jovi
Blood on Blood - Bon Jovi *
I'll Be There for You - Bon Jovi
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Wild in the Streets - Bon Jovi *
Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Someday I'll Be Saturday Night - Bon Jovi *
Who Says You Can't Go Home - Bon Jovi *
That's What the Water Made Me - Bon Jovi
Always - Bon Jovi *
Keep the Faith - Bon Jovi *
In These Arms - Bon Jovi
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
SET 2:
Rock You Like a Huricane - Scorpions
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Separate Ways - Journey
Hysteria - Def Leppard
Why Can't This Be Love - Van Halen
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Animal - Def Leppard
Round and Round - Ratt
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica

A Word from Josh:
Tonight was the first of our three special "Bon Jovi Tribute" shows. If you didn't know that coming in, then you apparently don't follow us on FaceBook or our website or our email announcements; we've been pushing it pretty hard. Anyway, the idea of doing a Bon Jovi tribute goes way back. We've always done a lot of Bon Jovi songs as part of our regular format and I can recall comments made years ago along the lines of "I bet we could do Bon Jovi songs all night and still be just as successful, maybe even more so." So, this year we finally decided to act on that idea. Specifically, the first set was all Bon Jovi and ran for almost two hours. The hype did seem to draw a larger than average Badger Bowl crowd. The Jovi set went pretty well but was not without some loose moments. I was impressed by how many people in the crowd sang along to even the more obscure songs. Indeed, this show brought out the most ardent Bon Jovi fans. However, hard to believe as it seems, not everybody is a big Bon Jovi fan. For the Bon Jovi impaired the second set of "Non Jovi" seemed to be just what the doctor ordered. This was the only Bon Jovi Tribute Show we plan to do in the Madison area. We do plan to do it again at Rooters on November 9th which will be the only Milwaukee area performance of the tribute. As we have said countless times over the years... Thanks for a great time Madison!     -Josh

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

"Was a big disapointment!"

"Not a big Bon Jovi fan----all though what was done was very good---too many ballads. The second set rocked!!! John can sing anything and make it sound good. Had a great time-see ya again real soon!"

"Loved it! Great job guys!"

"Although we got there a lil later than anticipated..............It was a great show & had a great time w/ some great friends - THANK YOU!!!"

"Loved the new songs!!"

"Loved the Pie Jovi night! Would love to have it again"

"It was Ah-mazing!! Loved it! So glad I was in town!"

"Bon Jovi never sounded so good, and I never doubted the set to be a failure, however it exceeded my expectations by leaps and bounds!!! Keep up the good work my friends!!!"

"Great show. Can't wait til your back in town."

"Great show. Not a big bon jovi fan. Loved the 2nd set and of course the encore!"

"Best show!! You were great! As ALWAYS!!!"

"Outstanding show as always guys. You made some mediocre Bon Jovi tunes worth while. Can't wait to have you back at Badger Bowl again."

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