Sunday, June 08, 2008

Bon Jovi, 2008-06-07 - Ireland, Punchestown

And after Vienna it's Dublin time.

Sat, Jun 07, 2008 in Punchestown, Ireland @ Punchestown Racecourse

I went on a plane on the day before, the 6th of June at 10:35 am in Aer Lingus. I arrive on Dublin Airport at 13:20.
On Lisbon airport I did my first mistake. I change 200 Euros to Pounds. In dublin Airport I found out that hey use Euros so I have to change the Pounds back to Euros. Of course with this I lost 40 euros.
In Dublin Airport I got a bus to the centre of Dublin. I went looking for buses to Punchestown and I did not found any. So I got a taxi, I payed 90 Euros I think. The cab driver was really nice and took me to Punchestouwn Racecourse. I think I arrive there about 18:00. The weather was not good but it didn't rain.

It was time to have a number of the Backstage club and to wait. I wait the rest of the day.

Day of show, the 7th of June.

Time to get the tickets.

Another portuguese friend was there with me, my friend Ana Melro.

We had 3 bands before the main event.

The first band playing was DC Tempest. They played for 22 minutes. They were good. I like their sound.

Kid Rock was the 2nd singer playing. He played for 67 minutes. I loved him. He was awsome.

Here it is the official video of Kid Rock called: All Summer Long.



Razorlight was the 3rd band playing. They played for 54 minutes. I don't like them. The sound was very boring.

Finally was time for Bon Jovi. They appeard at 8h30 pm and played for 155 minutes.

What an amazing show it was. I will write here the setlist and then talk about the show:

LOST HIGHWAY
BORN TO BE MY BABY
YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME
RAISE YOUR HANDS
CAPTAIN CRASH AND THE BEAUTY QUEEN FROM MARS
JUST OLDER
I'LL SLEEP WHEN I'M DEAD / Mercy / Start Me Up
WHOLE LOT OF LEAVIN'
BLAZE OF GLORY
IN THESE ARMS
BED OF ROSES
WE GOT IT GOIN' ON
IT'S MY LIFE
KEEP THE FAITH
I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU (Richie Sambora on Vocals)
HAVE A NICE DAY
SOMEDAY I'LL BE SATURDAY NIGHT
WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T GO HOME
LIVIN' ON A PRAYER

ENCORE:
HALLELUJAH
ALWAYS
WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
BAD MEDICINE / Shout
ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD
THESE DAYS


I love the show. My first time in Ireland to see Bon Jovi.

It was amazing to hear the songs "Born To Be My Baby", "Just Older", "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead / Mercy / Start Me Up", "In These Arms", "Always" and "These Days".

Here it is a video from "In These Arms" shot by someone not me. Take a look at the crazy girl:

Bon Jovi Punchestown, In these arms


Here are some videos (4) I made of Bon Jovi in Dublin (hope you will love them):

Bon Jovi-Blaze Of Glory, Dublin, Ireland, 2008-06-07
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF6z7wGxwyc
And the video:


Bon Jovi-These Days 1, Dublin, Ireland, 2008-06-07
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJptoHE6JFk
And the video:


Bon Jovi-These Days 2, Dublin, Ireland, 2008-06-07
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnPmQRFf83M
And the video:


Bon Jovi-These Days 3+End, Dublin, Ireland, 2008-06-07
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRLe6fg1Z00
And the video:


After the show I got a bus to the center of Dublin. I pay 10 Euros.
And there I caught a taxi to Dublin Airport. At the airport I found 2 Bon Jovi german friends.

The plain from Dublin was at 07:15 am. And then I arrive in Lisbon at 09:55 am

I hope you like the videos.

Next I will write the posts of Brussels on the 14th of June. I was there. Brussels was my favourite show of this tour.

2 comments:

Daniela said...

Great pics Pedrinho! May I ask you if you've got more pics from Matt?

Anonymous said...

On your place I would arrive differently.