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Saturday, June 16, 2012
North Fondy Fest
Village Park
200 Winnebago St

North Fond du Lac, WI
[View all North Fondy Fest shows]
 
Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Johann Koniar
Assistants:Mike Cianciola
& Joe Boinski
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
 
SET 1:
Lay Your Hands on Me - Bon Jovi
Unskinny Bop - Poison
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Hold the Line - Toto
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
  (Ben Becker on drums)
Love Song - Tesla
Cult of Personality - Living Colour
Paradise City - Guns N'Roses
 
SET 2:
Headbanger's Ball - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Fallen Angel - Poison
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
Separate Ways - Journey
I Belive in a Thing Called Love - Darkness
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Beth - Kiss
18 and Life - Skid Row
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Come Sail Away - Styx
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
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Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
 
A Word from Josh:
We played at North Fondy Fest last year and had a delightful time, so we were pleased to be asked back this year. This is one of those medium-sized festivals that somehow manages to rock it up good for the band while maintaining a family-friendly atmosphere. The weather cooperated for our show but it did rain pretty heavily earlier in the day. This resulted in large deposits of water on top of the awning above the front half of the stage. From underneath we could see it ominously sagging under the weight as we prepared our equipment. So, shortly before showtime a local crew pulled out a ladder and a bucket and scooped most of the water out. It's a good thing they did because late in the show some water did bust loose and fall on the stage which would have been much worse if they hadn't. Overall, the show went well and we felt a great vibe all night. Frankie let my 16-year-old son Ben come up and play a song on drums. I might be a bit biased, but I think he did a great job. One of the songs we recently added to our show is "Come Sail Away" by Styx. It has been going over huge with audiences, but tonight it carried extra meaning because of a special heart-felt dedication John made to a local family who recently lost one of its members. In the end, another fun show in North Fondy. Hopefully we'll be back again next year.     --Josh


VOICES FROM THE CROWD:
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Bittersweeteus:
"This was a small festival but when it comes to children, they are thrilled to ride the rides and just enjoying their carefree little lives. Now, CherryPie, they are the entertainment for us big kids at heart. They provide great music and fun-filled antics. They always provide a wild time and make us feel one with the band. And John, the frontman of this awesome band and who is always easy on the eyes, can put a smile on our faces with his intoxicating smile and his fun-loving spirit. This was one awesome show from, Josh's son, Ben, doing a fantastic job playing the drums for the song, "Crazy Train", Dann doing a great job on singing the Kiss song, "Beth", and most of all, John, who showed concern for the young rockers in the crowd and plus, showing his compassionate side by dedicating the song, "Come Sail Away", to a fallen angel, Jeff, who was a loving husband and a rock'n'roller at heart. Yeah, I do have to say this was one show that needs to be put in the book of memories of CherryPie shows."

Brenda:
"Its ALWAYS a great time when you guys kick it...last night was great!! I was hoping to catch one of those sticks flying around up there...LOL"

Jeff:
"Awesome time and the after show interviews were great. And Frankie, this morning at clean up I was in the 'is it raining' location."

Beth:
"You put on a great show! Especially Frank, awesome sight to see :)"

Dave:
"Thanks again for the shout out for my Bro Jeff. Many people in attendance last night knew him. It meant the world to his widow."

Ty:
"great job!!!"

Craig:
"You guys were great!! You guys were great! All of you. The drummer was sure fun to watch!! Loved the show!!! Thanks for a great night!!!!!!!"

Tracy:
"You really ROCKED!!!!"

Renee:
"As always..had a blast. Thanks for everything. You guys rock...."

Julie:
"Really enjoyed your show...first time I saw you and had a great time :)"

Jean:
"yall were amazing"


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