When we last saw Bon Jovi in St. Paul, back in March '08, the shaggy-haired rockers had taken an ever-so-slight turn toward Nashville, which essentially meant ceding some far-off corner of the stage to a fiddle player.Read the full review here.
Wednesday, during the first show of a two-night stand at the Xcel Energy Center, the New Jersey boys went back to the basics in front of a sold-out crowd of about 18,000. Not to say the concert was really all that different — Jon Bon Jovi has been riding a steel horse since the Reagan administration, after all. If anything, the night proved — gulp — these guys are only getting better with age.
Friday, April 9, 2010
St Paul review: That Bon Jovi thing worked back then, still works
Here's a review of Bon Jovi's first night in St Paul by Ross Raihala for TwinCities.com/The Pioneer Press: