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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Route 20 Outhouse
14001 Washington Ave
(262) 898-7900

Sturtevant, WI
[View all Route 20 Outhouse shows]
 
Sound: Route 20 Outhouse
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: Route 20 Outhouse
Operated by Steve Hawkins
Assistant: Johann Koniar
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
 
SET 1:
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
Animal - Def Leppard
Turn Me Loose - Loverboy
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Hold the Line - Toto
Slide It In - Whitesnake
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Paradise City - Guns N'Roses
 
SET 2:
Headbanger's Ball - Medley
Monkey Business - Skid Row
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Any Way You Want It - Journey
  (Tom Mlot on drums)
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Hysteria - Def Leppard
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
I'll Never Let You Go - Steelheart
Separate Ways - Journey
Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth
  (impromptu)
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
 
A Word from Josh:
The town of Sturtevant could just as easily be called "West Racine" or "The Part of Racine by the Interstate." And this is where we found ourselves on this cold, windy Saturday night; a stone's throw away from I-94 at a club recently re-opened under the curious name "Route 20 Outhouse." Upon arriving we found the place to be anything but shitty. In fact, as we loaded in our stage gear the dinner crowd was still enjoying their meals and we wondered if the place was too classy for us. We completed our soundcheck and had some time to kill so I went next door to Culver's for a pre-show snack. I returned to the club feeling fat and ready to burn some calories on stage. The management asked us to start at 9:15, earlier than normal for us and we saw many people come through the front door during the first hour of our show to fill out the room nicely. The venue features an upper balcony on three sides, reminiscent of Rooters but smaller and more rustic. In fact, I thought the place felt like a mountain ski resort. The stage is a bit narrow but quite deep and featured a runway extending about 25 feet into the room. I don't know if that is a permanent part of the stage or added temporarily for last night's deer-hunters' widows male stripper review. In any case, John worked that runway quite deftly all night and ended up with a few dollars thrown his way. Lately he has been bending his personal rule against drinking alcohol until after the show and tonight it really showed as he made a lot of goofy jokes with the crowd beyond what I've ever heard from him in 15 years! Quite entertaining IMO. It's still a deer-hunters' weekend and the female-to-male ratio in the crowd was even more lop-sided than usual. It's been 15 months since we ventured this far south and many familiar faces were glad to see us in their neighborhood once again. We also made a lot of new fans which is always a good thing. Thank you to everybody who made this the most pleasant trip to an Outhouse we've ever experienced.     --Josh


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

Loreen:
"Wow what an awesome night! Thanks you guys for coming to Racine and I hope you come back real soon! You RAWK!!!"

Debbie:
"Was a nice venue to see you guys up and personal!!! I totally enjoyed you rocking, sexy guys on stage!! John you most definitely worked that cat walk!!!"

Lori:
"Fun times!!!"

Irene:
"My first time seeing you guys! You were very entertaining!! Loved how the lead singer worked the runway! Thanks for an entertaining night!!"

Kathy:
"We had a blast like always! Hope you come back again!"

Amy:
"My friend from Blanchardville told me I should go to this show, and I'm glad I did! I had a blast and am going to be in Plymouth next weekend!"


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