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Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Summerfest
M&I Classic Rock Stage
Summerfest Grounds

Milwaukee, WI
Opening for Cinderella


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Sound: Summerfest
Operated by Mark Hartzell
with Caleb Lentzner, Dan Ackerman
and Bill Burgardt
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
 
SET LIST:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
Fallen Angel - Poison
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Nothin' but a Good Time - Poison
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Separate Ways - Journey
Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
 



PHOTOS:
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Let's Fest!

 

A Word from Josh:
It was great to be back at the Big Gig, especially with Cinderella, Heart and Def Leppard all playing on the same night. It was a perfect environment for any 80s Rock lover and we were thrilled to be a part of it. A brutally hot day gave way to a more pleasant evening as thousands decended on the south end of the Summerfest Grounds in time for our set. We rose to the ocassion taking command of the large stage and rocking Milwaukee for an hour and a half (seemed a lot shorter). John worked the venue masterfully with his studly charm. Naturally, the frantic nature of quickly getting gear on and off the stage resulted in a couple technical glitches along the way, but that's rock n' roll for you. We really appreciated the way the staff and crew at the M&I Classic Rock Stage treated us, further confirming that it's the best Summerfest stage to play on (your secret is safe with us). It's nice to see that some of that TARP money went towards something so much fun. After we finished our set I got a kick out of hearing the sounds of Heart drifting over the hill from the Marcus Amphitheater as we packed up our gear. They sounded great! After our work was done I met up with some friends in the crowd and enjoyed the Cinderella show. After that we made our way to the Jo Jo's Martini Lounge where we finished the night rocking out with our friends The Crisis. This was Summerfest the way it was meant to be.     --Josh


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

Jake:
"Sounded Awesome glad i got to see you guys play!"

Julie:
"Was a blast!!!!!"

Jerrilynn:
"first time ever saw you was Summerfest. great then and great now!"

AnnMarie:
"Celebrated my birthday at Summerfest yesterday with you, Heart & Def Leppard! Total bliss! If I had to turn the big 4-0, that was the way to do it!!!! Thanks guys-great show!"

Maria from Chicago:
"The Pie as always put on an amazing high energy show! You guys give10000% and the fans love you for it. It does not hurt that you are hot, especially Frankie LOVE THE DRUMS!"

CJ:
"Been wanting to see you on the Summerfest stage for years now, and I finally did it! Way to rock the big stage, Boys! Ya done good."

SuzAnne:
"You Rocked it out....as Always!!!"

Mari and Debbie:
"Enjoyed the show, it's been a long time hope to see you soon. Favorite song, Rock You Like a Hurricane."


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