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Friday, August 24, 2007
McCoy's
Building 1571
(608) 388-2065

Fort McCoy, WI
[View all McCoy's shows]
 
Sound: Sound Decision
Operated by Mark Hartzell
Lights: Sound Decision
Operated by Sean Floeter
Assistant: Josh Treweek
 
SET 1:
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Cult of Personality - Living Colour
Any Way You Want It - Journey
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Slide It In - Whitensake
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Goodbye - Night Ranger
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Jump - Van Halen
All I Want - Saigon Kick
White Wedding - Billy Idol
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
 
SET 2:
Headbanger's Ball - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Mr Brownstone - Guns N'Roses
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Separate Ways - Journey
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
We All Die Young - Steel Dragon
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Breaking the Chains - Dokken
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [Excerpt] - Metallica
 
A Word from Josh:
This was certainly different. As a bar, McCoy's looks very typical of many we've played, probably nicer than most. However, this bar happens to be on a restricted military base. A few days before the show we were reminded that the facility is not open to the general public, so we could not encourage people to attend like we normally do. We set up on a narrow concrete stage in a very nice outdoor courtyard. We soon found out that the primary reason for this show involved a small party for volunteers who had worked hard last week to put on two major concerts on the base featuring acts like Vince Neil, Firehouse, Steve Miller and Cheap Trick. We were invited to take part in the food and drink involved with this party. Aside from that, a few other people filtered in through the course of the night, but I don't think we ever had more than a hundred or so people at any one time. We were very well received, but all of these people were seeing us for the first time and the excitement level never really got past a certain point. We appreciated the high level of hospitality shown to us and we love the idea of entertaining the men and women of our armed forces who we hold is such high regard. Now that the folks at Fort McCoy have seen first hand what we have to offer, perhaps we can come back and, with proper organization and promotion, put on a big show for our heroes in uniform.     --Josh


VOICES FROM THE CROWD:
Were you at this show?
Would you like to comment on it?

Lil R's Mom:
"you all were great. we were the party table from hell. my sister and i were the ones that were fighting over the tamborine. have a great day :)"

Linda:
"im the other sister that had that was fighting with my other sister that night lol you guys were great"

Carol Hays:
"The show was great.My sister and sister in law and I were there.We plan on checking you out in the Madison area as my sister lives in Sun Prarie.We plan on bringing people who were not there that we know will love your band also."


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