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Saturday, September 6, 2014
Legends Pub House & Grill
106 E Railroad St
(815) 369-9713

Lena, IL
[View all Legends Pub House & Grill shows]
 
Sound & Lights: Tulk Sound
Operated by Matt Wobst
and Dale Tulk
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
 
SET 1:
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
Hold the Line - Toto
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Jump - Van Halen
Ah Leah - Donnie Iris
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Renegade - Styx
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
18 and Life - Skid Row
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Animal - Def Leppard
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions

SET 2:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Separate Ways - Journey
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
I Can't Hold Back - Survivor
Shakin' - Eddie Money
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
  (Vocal by Nicki Goodman)
Lick It Up - Kiss
Sad but True - Metallica
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Round and Round - Ratt
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
  (Vocal by Nicki Goodman)
Come Sail Away - Styx
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Metal Health - Quiet Riot
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Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
 
A Word from Josh:
Oh, what a difference eight years makes. We played in this beer garden located behind a small bar once before back in 2006. In both cases the show coincided with the adjacent "Lena Fall Festival" but that's pretty much where the similarities end. Back then the bar was called Mulligan's, the stage was an uncovered flat-bed truck and the crowd was intimate and polite (a nice way of saying small and lame). Tonight we played on a very nice stage, the place was packed and the people were having nothing but a good time. The evening started with a set from a young band out of Freeport, IL called Pure Inertia. They did a nice job covering some modern rock and playing several original songs. We took the stage as darkness fell and pumped out a pretty strong first set to a crowd that was growing by the minute. On the way to Lena we traveled through the part of the Wisconsin where John grew up and he had some old friends in the crowd. This, combined with the fun and hospitality of the event, put him in a particularly jovial mood and he entertained at the top of his game and did a great job of keeping the crowd involved. He went as far as to run out into the street that ran right along side of the stage and flagged down unsuspecting motorists. One particular fun moment occurred when he addressed a passing police car and was greeted by the rockin' devil-horns hand gesture extended out the car window. As often happens, our second set pushed the crowd's energy level through the roof. We were having all sorts of fun ranging from paying tribute to Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison, who passed away earlier in the week, to rocking with guest singer Nicki Goodman on a couple of songs. We'd like to thank the event organizers for convincing us to come back. It was definitely way better the second time around. 'See you all again in another eight years!?     --Josh


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