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Robert 06-02-2010 08:52 PM

Bon Jovi -- East Rutherford, NJ -- May 26th, 27th, 29th 2010
 
So since no one else posted this yet, i figured i would... Yeah, it's not really what most of you were waiting for...:eyes: but hey, a friend called and said he had an extra ticket for me,... for free so I said....Sure there's beer right? ($10 draught beer, $8 plastic bottles) CAN'T WAIT :hecho: but hey, i've seen the new giants stadium from the inside.
The first thing i noticed is that it's just as much a pain in the ass to get inside as before!! escalator up, walk around the concourse, finally to my section,...what's this... a BAR? yes a big 25 foot long rectangle bar with draught beer stations. only thing is, you can't see the field from there. its 2 steps down from the last row, so as to not have fans over congregating and clogging the aisles down to the seats. unlike the new yankee and mets stadiums where you CAN walk around and see the field. At new Giants stadium you can NOT. you must go to your seat. BUT when you are there, you can see the entire floor unobstructed. i think they raised the angle of the bowl a little so everyones eyesight goes directly over the person in front of them. There are HUGE and i mean 4 HUGE, color LED screens in each corner, each is the size of an endzone, they are massive, not Dallas Cowboy massive, but pretty dang big. anyway it rained early in the evening and the concert was delayed due to lightning. Bon Jovi finally got going about 9:15 and finished 11:35ish. I went the second night, which for me seems the best setlist of the 3, since they do rotating song spots ala Metallica (you never quite know what you gonna get). Now Bon Jovi isn't really hair metal anymore (if they ever were), but I do like a few of the older records, I don't know their new material. The only other time I saw Bon Jovi was back in Jan '89 with Tesla opening, me and my college roomate were the only people rocking to Tesla. So I was curious to see the modern Jovi show. There's no doubt... Jon's still a star, he commands a stadium, he still sings great and puts on a good show for the ladies... WHOA the ladies... all ages, all sizes, all colors. From pre-pubescent teenie boppers to botox milf mamma's, they were all there. Anyway enough of my rambling...

here's the set lists for the curious.

Bon Jovi Concert at The New Giants Stadium at The Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ, USA, May 26, 2010
1. Blood on Blood
2. We Weren't Born to Follow
3. You Give Love a Bad Name
4. Whole Lot Of Leavin'
5. Born to Be My Baby
6. Lost Highway
7. Raise Your Hands
8. Runaway
9. When We Were Beautiful
10. Superman Tonight
11. We Got It Goin' On
12. Bad Medicine
13. It's My Life
14. Love's the Only Rule
15. Lay Your Hands on Me (Richie Sambora on vocals)
16. Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen cover)
17. I'll Be There For You
18. Something For The Pain (Acoustic)
19. Someday I'll Be Saturday Night
20. Have a Nice Day
21. Work for the Working Man
22. Who Says You Can't Go Home
23. Keep the Faith
Encores:
24. Dry County
25. Wanted Dead Or Alive
26. Livin' On A Prayer

May 27, 2010
1. Blood on Blood
2. We Weren't Born to Follow
3. You Give Love a Bad Name
4. Whole Lot Of Leavin'
5. Born to Be My Baby
6. Lost Highway
7. We Got It Goin' On
8. Have a Nice Day
9. When We Were Beautiful
10. Superman Tonight
11. Captain Crash & the Beauty Queen From Mars
12. Bad Medicine (w/ segue into “Bad Case Of Loving You”)
13. It's My Life
14. Love's the Only Rule
15. Lay Your Hands on Me (Richie Sambora on vocals)
16. (You Want To) Make A Memory
17. Bed of Roses
18. Never Say Goodbye (Acoustic)
19. Something for the Pain (Acoustic)
20. Someday I'll Be Saturday Night
21. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
22. Work for the Working Man
23. Who Says You Can't Go Home
24. Keep the Faith
Encore:
25. Always
26. Wanted Dead or Alive
27. Livin' on a Prayer

May 29, 2010
1. Who Says You Can't Go Home
2. We Weren't Born to Follow
3. You Give Love a Bad Name
4. In These Arms
5. Born to Be My Baby
6. Just Older
7. We Got It Goin' On
8. Raise Your Hands
9. When We Were Beautiful
10. Superman Tonight
11. Captain Crash & the Beauty Queen From Mars
12. Bad Medicine (w/ Jumpin' Jack Flash)
13. It's My Life
14. Love's the Only Rule
15. Lay Your Hands on Me (Richie Sambora on vocals)
16. Living In Sin
17. I'll Be There For You
18. Something for the Pain (Acoustic)
19. Diamond Ring Acoustic
20. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
21. I'd Die for You
22. Work for the Working Man
23. Someday I'll Be Saturday Night
24. Keep the Faith
Encore:
25. Dry County
26. Wanted Dead or Alive
27. Livin' on a Prayer

Maiden33 06-02-2010 09:00 PM

Gotta be honest, they definitely give you your money's worth - even if it's a retardedly over-priced amount of money to begin with.

Really cool to see songs like In These Arms, Blood on Blood, Something For the Pain, Born to Be My Baby, Just Older, and Dry County in there though.

Maybe if they ever decide to play These Days tracks like Something To Believe In, Hey God, and the title track, I'd think about paying the money to go see them. Otherwise, no way. Not on my budget. Still, my hat is off.

maidenpriest 06-02-2010 11:07 PM

yeah i agree. they put on amazing shows and make some great setlists but not one of the bands i would be like omg i have to see them! if i had the money to spare i would defniitely go though. loved old bon jovi as a kid (watching old MTV videos :) )

Blackened12 06-03-2010 12:27 PM

Not complaining about the set, but I wish they would play Last Man Standing again, love that song

JLRedWing13 06-03-2010 01:29 PM

Not going to lie, I'd like to see them at least once. That being said, I don't want to see them so bad that I would dish out that much money.

girnny777 06-03-2010 02:07 PM

ctrl+f - "let it rock"

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:(

Travis The Dragon 06-03-2010 06:49 PM

Even though it was a solo song, Blaze Of Glory would be SWEET to see live.

Blumpkin King 06-04-2010 03:24 AM

I actually think the set list sucks. They said they were going to do older stuff this tour. I thought they were talking about stuff from the first two albums, not New Jersey old. For that much money I'll pass.


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