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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Wild Horse Saloon
9031 County Road WW
(715) 421-2122

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Charles Thomas filling in for John
 
Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Johann Koniar
Assistant: Teri Boinski
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt

[View all Wild Horse Saloon shows]
 
SET 1:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Armageddon It - Def Leppard
I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Runaway - Bon Jovi
The Stroke - Billy Squier
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
Gypsy Road - Cinderella
Hysteria - Def Leppard
Lay It Down - Ratt
Time for Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Shakin' - Eddie Money
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Animal - Def Leppard
You've Got Another Thing Coming - J'Priest
 
SET 2:
Wild Side - Motley Crue
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Dance the Night Away - Van Halen
Stone in Love - Journey
Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
I Love Rock n'Roll - Joan Jett
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
  (Axel Gessner on bass)
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
Jump - Van Halen
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
Don't Tell Me You Love Me - N'Ranger
Fallen Angel - Poison
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
 

"A Slice of The Pie" Wild Horse Saloon 4.11.15 Wisconsin Rapids, WI

A Word from Josh:
Our interesting weekend continues. For a second consecutive night we're playing a room that is new to us and for a second consecutive night we are doing so with substitute singer Charles Thomas filling in for the injured Johnny Spandex. But there was another storyline at play as well. Nostalgia geeks like me know that John, Dave and I played together for the first time back on April 10, 1999. Our band was called Hit Squad and the club was called Four Stools Short located in downtown Wisconsin Rapids. We played one set opening up for a band called Mission Blue. That show went well and we came back to headline that club three times later that same year. At the beginning of 2000 we changed the name of our band to Cherry Pie and the rest is history. But we haven't been back to Wisconsin Rapids since then... until tonight. It was great knowing that some of the same people that attended that first show over 16 years ago were in the crowd tonight including Cheryl Burmeister, Ann Mehlbrech and Ron Mehlbrech who all went on to be big supporters of the band in those early days. Overall, tonight's crowd was pretty good. The stage at the Wild Horse Saloon is in a large room and it was nice to see a couple hundred people turn this evening into a pretty nice concert event. There's still plenty of room to at least double the crowd the next time we play here and, judging by the enthusiasm we experienced, that just might happen. So, in summary, tonight we experienced something Old (Wisconsin Rapids), something New (Wild Horse Saloon) and something borrowed (Charles Thomas). Now we just need something blue!    -Josh


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

Breanna:
"Heard you for the first time in rapids Saturday, you were amazing and you have gained a new fan. Hope to see you guys soon."

Jay:
"3rd time I seen you guy's!! A++++ Can you stick around central WI???"

Tami:
"Charles did AWESOME! Hoping to see you guys again ASAP! Wishing John a speedy recovery!"

Ron:
"You guys brought your A game/show last night! You rocked the place! I heard you may have another show there?, and that was at the break, with a great fill in lead vocalist!"


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