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Friday, July 24, 2009
Mishicot Riverfest
Village Park
(920) 755-3411

Mishicot, WI
[View all Mishicot Riverfest shows]
 
Sound: Sound Decision
Operated by Mark Hartzell
Lights: Sound Decision
Operated by Dominic Trovato
Assistant: Matt Wickersham
Stage Tech: Colleen Evans
 
SET 1:
Wanted Man - Ratt
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Slide It In - Whitesnake
Jump - Van Halen
In My Dreams - Dokken
Fallen Angel - Poison
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Shot In the Dark - Ozzy Osbourne
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
New Girl Now - Honeymoon Suite
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
 
SET 2:
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Separate Ways - Journey
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Round and Round - Ratt
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' - Journey
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Up All Night - Slaughter
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
 
A Word from Josh:
This was our first time to Mishicot and we found it to be a very charming little town of about 1500 that throws a heck of summer festival that draws crowds from several surrounding communities including Manitowoc and Two Rivers. We played on a very nice stage in a huge beer tent placed in right field of a baseball diamond. A lot of people saw us over the course of the evening and, although we were well-received, the crowd overall was not as wild usual. Some I spoke to said that people just tend to be a bit more fickle in that part of the state. One of the more enthusiastic people in the crowd was an old school-buddy/bandmate of Frankie's John who was visiting from Oklahoma with his wife Amy and seeing the band for the first time. Afterward he told us that we inspired him to perform again. So if there are any bands in Oklahoma in need of a long-haired singer/guitarist, I think we've got what you're looking for. Anyway, the show went pretty well and we gained momentum slowly but surely down the stretch. But a misunderstanding over the time of the local loud music curfew caused our performance to end somewhat abruptly which left hundreds screaming in vain for an encore that was not to come. Perhaps we can make up for it next year.     --Josh


VOICES FROM THE CROWD:
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Brandon:
"This was the first time I saw cherry pie! I thought it was gonna be some cheesy 80's cover band but it wasnt!!! You blew the crowd away, the singer hit some really high notes and shot confetti, the drummer did crazy stick twirling and crossovers on the really high cymbals and put water on them haha, the keyboard/guitar player was fun to watch his facial expressions, the bass player sang really good and had cool hair, and the guitar player looked like mick mars from motley crue and shredded and sounded awesome with that guitar... just amazing!! I might go and see you guys in 2 weeks on friday night at the greenville. AWESOME!!!!!!!"

Dennis E:
"I thought the show was great, the crowd was smaller than i expected but my buddies and myself had a great time regardless. I saw these guys years ago and they still ROCK. I was waiting for Uncle Tom's cabin that i saw them perform in sheboygan years ago. But i guess they dont sing that one anymore. Overall a great band that i will go see again."

Bittersweeteus:
"It was a long trip to get to Mishicot, but it was interesting exploring new territory. Once I reached my destination, I found myself at a festival that had a few activities and located in the center of it all was a large tent. Beneath this tent, was a stage prepared for the arrival of a great 80's coverband, CherryPie. CherryPie took the stage and opened up with a great song and more well chosen ones followed. The crowd grew but was reserved. But it didn't stop CherryPie from rocking hard. And John, wearing an awesome shirt in the first set and an attitude ridden one in the next, was intriguing and showed his aggressive attitude that can't be beaten down. It was well worth the trip to see these CP guys. All I know, these guys are always worth seeing and the way I'm greatly impressed at each show more and more, I "can't keep away". I also want to wish you guys the best of luck at your show this upcoming weekend. I also hope and pray that your round trip is safe, and at the same time, be adventerous and fun!!"


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