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Saturday, April 2, 2016
AJ's Bar & Grill
S90 W13970 Boxhorn Dr
(414) 427-1707

Muskego, WI
[View all AJ's Bar & Grill shows]
 
Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Johann Koniar
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
Assistant: Quinton Kafahl
 
SET 1:
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Animal - Def Leppard
Let's Get Rocked - Def Leppard
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
Feels Like the First Time - Foreigner
Turn Me Loose - Loveboy
Rag Doll - Aerosmith
Cum On Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot
More than a Feeling - Boston
Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue
Same Ol'Situation - Motley Crue
Dreams - Van Halen
Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
Lights - Journey
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
 
SET 2:
Detroit Rock City - Kiss
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
   (Quinton Kufahl on drums)
Lay It Down - Ratt
   (Quinton Kufahl on drums)
Why Can't This Be Love - Van Halen
Shakin' - Eddie Money
I Was Made for Loving You - Kiss
Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
I Don't Believe in Love - Queensryche
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
I Love Rock N'Roll - Joan Jett
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
   (Partial lead vocal by Tanya Balkunas)
Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
Separate Ways - Journey
 

A Word from Josh:
We've had some good times at AJ's over the past couple of years, but tonight certainly had to be the best. It was the most well-attended of all our shows here and the large crowd was full of personality and flavor. All of this was at least partially the result of the 80s Theme and Costume Contest that had many decked out in outfits inspired by Madonna, Don Johnson and other 80s icons. The winner of that contest turned out to be our own good friend Taylor Thompson and why not? He dresses like that all the time so it comes perfectly natural to him. His prize was a bright red electric guitar that I played for most of the first set. Amongst all the frivolity and hi-jinx throughout the evening, the biggest cheerleader of it all had to be our own Johnny Spandex who was in a goofy mood all night. He was in-part inspired by the colorful Dot "Com" who was celebrating her 65th birthday with a great many family and friends. Late in the show a woman came up on stage and took John's mic and started to sing. Normally, this would be a big no-no, but she actually sounded pretty good so we let her continue (as opposed to the normal procedure of violently taking her to the ground and pummeling her about the neck and head, a job naturally reserved for Kevin). We later found out that her name is Tanya Balkunas and she sings with a band called The Clique. A big thanks go out to AJ and his great staff. We had a great time and look forward to returning to AJ's in the Fall.     -Josh


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

Gina:
"Y'all were awesome. The 1st set ROCKED. Can't wait to spend another nite with y'all"

dot knutowski:
"this is DOT COM i just want to thank you boys for a great nite had by all especially my 2 grandsons jake and zach you guys are their all time favorite band bar none, i am still waiting to see the video interview, LOL you guys were great thanks again love dot com......."

Tanya singer from the 'CLIQUE':
"Hi guys thanks again for NOT PUMMELING me (lol) after I took the mic! I was being pushed up there by my drummer and his wife. Anyway you guys were a freakin blast and I was so happy I finally came to see you!! I'll be back for sure!! Cheers to you and much more success to you all!!"


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