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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Waupun Truck-N-Show
Tanner Park
510 E Spring St

Waupun, WI
[View all Waupun Truck-N-Show shows]
 
Sound: MobilTrax
Operated by Matt Wobst
Lights: MKE Productions
Operated by Teri Boinski
Stage Tech: Kevin DeWitt
Assistant:Johanne Koniar
 
SET 1:
Turn Up the Radio - Autograph
Let's Get Rocked - Def Leppard
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
Don't Tell Me You Love Me - N'Ranger
Hysteria - Def Leppard
Coming of Age - Damn Yankees
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
I Love Rock N'Roll - Joan Jett
Animal - Def Leppard
Take It on the Run - REO Speedwagon
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC
Love Stinks - J Geils Band
Fallen Angel - Poison
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Rag Doll - Aerosmith
Dance the Night Away - Van Halen
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Separate Ways - Journey
 
SET 2:
Foreplay/Long Time - Boston
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
I'll Be There for You - Bon Jovi
We're Not Gonna Take It - T'Sister
I Was Made for Loving You - Kiss
Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
Jump - Van Halen
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Enter Sandman - Metallica
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Fade to Black [excerpt] - Metallica
 

A Word from Josh:
I've never been to a truck show before. There is definitely a certain culture specific to this industry which came through loud and clear as I walked around the event meeting people and admiring many of the very impressive trucks on display. Central to the event was a parade followed by an awards presentation. The awards presentation took place right along side the stage we were to play on inside the Waupun Hockey Association Ice Arena in the middle of Tanner Park. Hundreds of people gathered to see dozens of trophies handed out as we set up our equipment and did a very low-key sound check. One of the trucking companies that won awards for their restoration of old trucks was called Swen Transit out of Wautoma. I told them that "Swen" was a nickname we have for our singer John, so they gave him one of their trucker hats with "Swen Transit" embroidered on it. John seemed pretty tickled by that. By the time our show began the crowd morphed somewhat. My guess is that the numbers remained relatively steady, but many of the trucking people left, no doubt calling it an early night so that they could run their operations safely the next day, and were replaced by an influx of some of our loyal fans. The result was somewhat of a "hybrid-crowd" between the two elements which proved fun to perform for.    --Josh


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