Bon Jovi Concert Review

From the very first Bon Jovi tour, these New Jersey rockers have amped up the energy in arenas and stadiums across the globe. Since the debut self-titled album in 1984, they’ve released 15 more, including hits like “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Who Says You Can’t Go Home,” and “Runaway.” The band has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame and continues to thrill fans with their classic rock songs.

In recent years, the band has been sprinkling in a few newer tracks with their live shows, which are always a hit with audiences. The group also has a Hulu docuseries on the way that will give viewers an in-depth look at the band and their rise to success, as well as the current members.

The show was a little different from usual as there was no smoke or pyro and Jon Bon Jovi didn’t wander into the audience as he usually does (thanks COVID). The band, however, was still amazing. Phil X was incredible on guitar, while Tico Torres and David Bryan provided the backbone to the band’s sound. The only negative was that Jon Bon Jovi’s voice seemed off, perhaps due to the pandemic and his own bout with COVID.

While Jon may joke about their hair metal period (“When I had longer hair and tighter jeans”), he knows that audiences are really there for the copper-bottomed hits from their benchmark 80s albums Slippery When Wet and New Jersey. The setlist was packed with holler-friendly choices that included the megahits “You Give Love a Bad Name” and “Wanted Dead or Alive.”

Jon Bon Jovi will be touring this summer in support of their latest release, Legendary. The album is a return to joy and an acknowledgment of the world’s problems, according to Bon Jovi. Bon Jovi’s fans can purchase tickets for the tour in our marketplace.

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