Set list: Uncasville, CT, USA - Mohegan Sun Arena - 1 April 2017
- This House Is Not For Sale
- You Give Love a Bad name
- Lost Highway
- Whole Lot of Leavin'
- Roller Coaster
- We Weren't Born to Follow
- I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
- We Got It Going On
- Who Says You Can't Go Home
- It's My Life
- We Don't Run
- God Bless This Mess
- Scars on this Guitar
- Lay Your Hands on Me
- Born to Be My Baby
- Have a Nice Day
- Bad Medicine
- Keep the Faith
- Wanted Dead or Alive
- Livin' on a Prayer
Apparently the venue has a strict curfew, but nevertheless, it was a very short set with no surprises. (Previous shows there have also been short, but in the past, they've often thrown a bone to the diehards anyway. Not so much this time.)
There were actually two songs that were on the printed set list and crossed out. One was the song after "Scars on this Guitar", which I presume (based on other shows) was either "The Devil's in the Temple" or "New Year's Day". The other was the first song in the encore, which I'm guessing was "Raise Your Hands".
Videos from Uncasville
"You Give Love a Bad Name" (it's a bit shaky but the sound is fine):
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UPDATE 04/04/17: After I posted this, some videos of "This House Is Not For Sale" from this show were posted online, causing an uproar over possible lip syncing. You can view the discussion thread on JoviTalk. Basically there was a studio version of the song playing during the live performance, that went out of sync with the band:
Given he's always going on about integrity, the idea that Jon could be lip syncing a song that should sit comfortably in his current range would break my heart (particularly when he doesn't even sing the higher parts of the chorus; the rest of the band does). It would hurt more than the thought of his once good voice being gone forever. But... if he were lip syncing, they would only need a vocal track, not the full band. And they'd use a recording that sounded live, not a studio version.
Jon's brother, Matt Bongiovi, provided this explanation on Twitter:
4 April 2017
In case the image doesn't load, it reads:
"Sound Crew recorded soundcheck so the lighting crew can reset lighting marks. They were able to reset timecode to the recording and reprogram lights. The recorded program was not closed so when the lighting ques started the soundcheck started to play over the band performing. Therefor a cluster fuck of sound. They quickly realized program was closed and the show went on. Nothing to do with background tracks or vocals or anything other then a tech that fucked up" (sic).
Dissapointing set to say the leastReplyDelete
What a pity that Bon Jovi is playing such boring sets ... Are the good times over for songs like 'These Days', 'I believe', 'In these arms' and other surprises? I can only hope that the shows in Europe will be differentReplyDelete
Yeah... 3 very comfortable Songs.. we fans know so well and as a well of common sense of life! The list is great though!ReplyDelete
All respect to BonJovi and the magnificient frontman JBJ..
his solo-Album 1997 runs up and again in the player.
Some else are also die-hard of this selection!
Rock on your fans..... you're doing very very well !
If you didn't realize, he has actually been lip-syncing the high "livin' on a praaaaaayer" at the end of the second chorus of the song of the same name this entire tour...ReplyDelete
They were using playback on parts of Livin' on a Prayer in previous tours.Delete
True, but previously they only used playback to augment the parts of the chorus where Jon didn't sing. That had been a thing since at least the These Days tour, and possibly earlier. However, He never actually lip-synced any part of the song until this tour.Delete