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Friday, January 13, 2006
Badger Bowl
506 E Badger Rd
(608) 274-6662

Madison, WI
[View all Badger Bowl shows]
 
Sound: Sound Decision
Operated by Mark Hartzell
Lights: Sound Decision
Operated by Andy Brown
Assisted by James Clark
Stage Tech: Hog
 
SET 1:
Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Photograph - Def Leppard
Round and Round - Ratt
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Dream Police - Cheap Trick
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
We All Die Young - Steel Dragon
Tom Sawyer - Rush
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Ah Leah - Donnie Iris
Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Paradise City - Guns N'Roses

PHOTOS:
SET 2:
Headbanger's Ball - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Separate Ways - Journey
Down On Me - Jackyl
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
White Wedding - Billy Idol
Coming of Age - Damn Yankees
Same Ol'Situation - Motley Crue
Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
Don't Stop Believing - Journey *
Heaven - Warrant
Nothin' but a Good Time - Poison
Have a Drink on Me - AC/DC
Bottom's Up - Van Halen
Lick It Up - Kiss
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
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You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

*Impromptu
A Word from Josh:
This show took place on a Friday the 13th AND under a full moon. So, how would this confluence of evil manifest itself? Fortunately, it did not have a negative impact on our equipment or our performance. But it did seem to affect a few people in the crowd. Security reported more fights during the course of the evening than on any other single night in the history of the Badger Bowl. One such melee occurred in the middle of the dance floor as we finished playing "Home Sweet Home". John did a good job of publicly ridiculing the guilty parties as they were subdued and led away. Fortunately, such behavior did not seem to have a negative impact on the rest of the crowd that filled the room's every nook and cranny. Indeed, in what seemed a repeat of our last show here, the place was packed and, as a result, the temperature rose to uncomfortable levels, especially on the stage under the lights. But, of course, we were as undeterred as everybody else who came out to have a good time with their favorite 80s music. Speaking of which, we did something a bit unusual when we played most of Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" by request. Actually, I was just goofing around when I started playing it. But the crowd responded so strongly and sang along with it so loudly that the rest of the band soon joined in and it just kept on going. "We've never played that song before," explained John to the appreciative audience. "But it's definitely going into the rotation!"     --Josh


VOICES FROM THE CROWD:
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Juli Reff:
"What a GREAT show! You guys are awesome!"

ROCKIN REED:
"Once again Cherry Pie gives an All Star performance. The Badger Bowl was rockin like it was 1999. Great show to kick off 06 in Madison. This will be the year of the PIE. Keep up the great work and thanks for keeping the 80's alive."

Mar:
"Never been to a PIE show... I want another piece... You guys SOO rock!!! Will see you guys again... Peace!!!"

Bittersweeteus:
"Admidst the brawls brought about clashing egos and air that was so full of moisture, you'll find the hard rockn' coverband, CherryPie. The guys know how to bring the animal out of the fans like no one else can. By using their awestruck performance. John was able to keep the fans the majority of the night focused on the band and to the music. All in all, it was a great night despite a few bad distractions."


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