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Friday, August 5, 2005
Wisconsin State Fair
Budweiser Pavilion
State Fair Park
8100 W. Greenfield Ave
(414) 266-7000

West Allis, WI
[View all Wisconsin State Fair shows]
 
Sound: Clearwing
Operated by Mark Hartzell
Assisted by Bill Price
Stage Techs: Hog & Paul
 
SET 1:
Same Ol'Situation - Motley Crue
Unskinny Bop - Poison
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Down on Me - Jackyl
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Alone Again - Dokken
Wait - White Lion
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Tom Sawyer - Rush
Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
Ah Leah - Donnie Iris
Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard

PHOTOS:
SET 2:
Headbanger's Ball - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Separate Ways - Journey
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
We All Die Young - Steel Dragon
Breaking the Chains - Dokken
Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
Heaven - Warrant
Nothin' but a Good Time - Poison
Have a Drink on Me - AC/DC
Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
Cult of Personality - Living Colour
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
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Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
 
A Word from Josh:
Playing the Bud Pavilion at the State Fair has become quite a tradition for us. But this was the first time that we played here on a weekend and, quite predictably, this resulted in a packed house from start to finish. Playing here is always a mixed bag, with a Hellish load-in/set-up scenario and no light show, but the great crowd reminded us right away that it's totally worth it. This was one of those shows where the audience had it all, ranging from children to flashers and gropers. Oh, and let's not forget the silly hats. One moment of sublime absurdity came during Rico's drum solo when John and I walked out back to the alley behind the pavilion where we saw a staff member turn a hose on a guy who was relieving himself on the side of Dave's trailer. Just when you think you've seen it all'. We'll be back for more on Monday and Tuesday nights. Hey, that's a lot of Pie for one festival, I hope you guys can handle it because we'll be ready for you.     --Josh


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Bittersweeteus:
"The performance of the CP guys made it feel as if you were in the beginnings of a storm. But usually after a storm has passed by it cools off, where these guys just kept it so torrid with no relief in sight. Then there is John, with his flaming physique and attributes plus he's so full of moxie, no wonder the heat just wouldn't recede. It was so disappointing when the show was over, but, you just wanted it to continue even though it felt as if you were going to melt. Great show, guys!!"


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