|Saturday, April 30, 2016
Saloon on Calhoun
17000 W Capitol Dr
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|Sound: Saloon on Calhoun
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: Saloon on Calhoun
Operated by Glenn Ottenbacher
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
Assistant: Quinton Kafahl
Photography/Video: Amanda Trash
Lay Your Hands on Me - Bon Jovi
Animal - Def Leppard
Lovin' Every Minute of It - Loverboy
Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith
I Can't Hold Back - Survivor
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Jump - Van Halen
Dreams - Van Halen
Let's Get Rocked - Def Leppard
Detroit Rock City - Kiss
Hysteria - Def Leppard
I Love Rock N'Roll - Joan Jett
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Lady - Styx
Feels Like the First Time - Foreigner
I Don't Believe in Love - Queensryche
Stone in Love - Journey
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Separate Ways - Journey
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
Sad But True - Metallica
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
I Was Made for Loving You - Kiss
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
(Steve Chmielewski on drums)
Rag Doll - Aerosmith
The Stroke - Billy Squier
Lights - Journey
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
|A Word from Josh:
I have played at the Saloon on Calhoun many times, but that was all back in the days when the stage was a small platform tucked between the bar and the southeast corner of the room. A few months ago they did some major remodeling. In the process they expanded and put in a permanent stage on the north end of the building along with a pretty ambitious sound & light system. While the new stage is considerably larger than the old one, it's still not very big. But it IS big enough to invite bands like Cherry Pie to come play on it. Our movement was a bit restricted by the close quarters but the stage did look pretty cool and we rocked it pretty good. The big story of the night was the crowd. In recent years the Saloon on Calhoun has developed quite a good reputation for quality live music and, encouraged by the vibrant personalities of owners Dave and Jennine, has built quite a following of loyal fans. Combine that with the fact the bar is located smack dab in the geographical middle of "Pie Nation" and you've got a recipe for a great night. Indeed, the place was packed beyond capacity all night. While a great many long-time Cherry Pie were in attendance, it was particularly rewarding for me to see some Saloon on Calhoun regulars experience the band for the first time. The whole night was a smashing success and we look forward to returning to the Saloon on Calhoun again this Fall. --Josh
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"Best night at the saloon with Cherry Pie"
"Had a awesome night at the Saloon, we had a great Server, great food and awesome music! Love Cherry Pie can't wait to see them at State Fair!!"
"I hated leaving early, but the heat was getting to me. See you Saturday!"
"Thanks fellas for letting this old hack up on stage with you."
"hadn't heard you guys play before last night..holy crap, you nailed every song. great time!! as a huge KISS fan, got a huge kick out of hearing detroit rock city and i was made for lovin you....great on both songs!!"
"Blair and I finished up our gig and wnet over to see our boys in Cherry Pie Faces were melted. Props to Glenn and Trevor, the production was spot on!"