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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Ant Hill Mob
Motorcycle Show

Manitowoc Expo Center
4921 Expo Dr

Manitowoc, WI
Alternating sets with Johnny Wad
Chris Villand filling in on bass
Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Johann Koniar
Assistant: Teri Boinski
[View all Ant Hill Mob shows]
SET 1:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Hold the Line - Toto
Fallen Angel - Poison
Round and Round - Ratt
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
SET 2:
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Animal - Def Leppard
Separate Ways - Journey
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
18 and Life - Skid Row
In My Dreams - Dokken
Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
  (Chris Villand on lead vocal)
Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Sad but True - Metallica
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
A Word from Josh:
I suppose it would come as a surprise to absolutely no one that I come from a very musical family. Grandparents, parents, brothers, aunts, uncles and cousins of mine play instruments, many of them professionally. And now both of my sons are following in those footsteps in a big way. I spent most of today in Whitewater to see my 18-year-old perform at the State Solo/Ensemble Festival held there. I was so proud to see him play three different instruments among this gathering of dozens of talented young musicians from across the state. It was certainly the highlight of my year so far and I am grateful that I was able to attend. Afterward I had to hurry to the gig in Manitowoc where I arrived with barely enough time to quickly set-up before the show. That's too bad because I missed out on the chance to hang out with the guys from Johnny Wad and to enjoy the hospitality of the event organizers. We had no idea what to expect when we came here but what we found was pretty cool. The event took place in a large ice arena (minus the ice) at the Manitowoc Expo Center. We played on a large stage set up on the north end of the building. After our first set Johnny Wad played their first set on another big stage set up across from us on the sound end of the arena. By this time the room had filled up with at least a couple thousand people, most of them wearing motorcycle attire. Pretty sweet gig. We rocked out our second set to the biggest crowd we've seen so far this year before turning the show back over to "The Wadd" who closed the evening of entertainment with another great set. Another detail of this show worth mentioning is that Chris Villand, a long time friend to John and me, played bass in place of the absent Dann. He did a great job and was a lot of fun to work with. To you triva buffs out there, Chris is the seventh different bass-player who has done at least one fill-in gig with us over the years. How many of them can you name?     --Josh

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"I had an awesome time Sat. night. It was a great break from all the homework. Great to see you guys again. Ti next time. Rock on!!!!!"

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